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Please note: only dams ≥ 15m which have been completed, are under construction, or due to begin RCC placement in the current year are included in the table below.

Results are sorted in the following order: Finish of RCC, Start of RCC, Finish of Project, Start of Project, Height and alphabetical by Dam Name.

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
KengkouChinaKengkou Reservoir Management OfficeH WYouxi 2711/8411/8504/8611/86571234362V(9)0.75(10)0.75(13)250 &
500
250 &
500
60
60
120
80
(F)
MonksvilleUSANorth Jersey District Water Supply Commission and Hackensack Water CompanyWWanaque2705/8503/8608/8611/8648670219232V(1)V
0.78
(1)
(17)
0.78(1)*300300640(-) -
CamaráBrazilEstado da Paraiba (Companhia de Aguas e Esgotus)WRiachäo2705/0009/0106/02- /0250465  V(1)0.80(1)  300300800(-) -
Passo de MeioBrazilEnergética Campos de Cima da Serra LtdaHdas Antas27- /07- /08- /09- /1031110             
Braamhoek South AfricaESKOMHBraamhoekspruit2704/0806/0906/1002/11373309098V(3')0.67(3')*0.67(3')*30012007095(F)
NarliTurkeyAkkur Energy Production Trade and Industry Co. Inc.HGöksu27- /16- /17- /18- /19471534968 (14) (14)  3003006550(F)

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Please note: only dams ≥ 15m which have been completed, are under construction, or due to begin RCC placement in the current year are included in the list below.

Results are sorted in the following order: Finish of RCC, Start of RCC, Finish of Project, Start of Project, Height and alphabetical by Dam Name.

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Country: China

Owner: Kengkou Reservoir Management Office

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Youxi

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/84

Start of RCC: 11/84

End of RCC: 04/86

End of Project: 11/86

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 123 metres

Volume of RCC: 43 m3x103

Total volume: 62 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with hot poured membrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250  &250  &
500500

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
80 
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Country: USA

Owner: North Jersey District Water Supply Commission and Hackensack Water Company

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Wanaque

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/85

Start of RCC: 05/85

End of RCC: 08/86

End of Project: 11/86

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 670 metres

Volume of RCC: 219 m3x103

Total volume: 232 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.78Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Monksville completed
Monksville completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Estado da Paraiba (Companhia de Aguas e Esgotus)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Riachäo

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/00

Start of RCC: 05/00

End of RCC: 06/02

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 465 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Camará completed
Camará completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Energética Campos de Cima da Serra Ltda

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 110 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Passo de Meio completed
Passo de Meio completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: ESKOM

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Braamhoekspruit

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/08

Start of RCC: 04/08

End of RCC: 06/10

End of Project: 02/11

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 330 metres

Volume of RCC: 90 m3x103

Total volume: 98 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.67RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.67RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
95Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Braamhoek completed
Braamhoek completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Akkur Energy Production Trade and Industry Co. Inc.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Göksu

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/16

Start of RCC: -/16

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 153 metres

Volume of RCC: 49 m3x103

Total volume: 68 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Slip-formed/extruded facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
 Slip-formed/extruded facing elements
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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