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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.

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
PangueChileEmpresa Electrica Pangue SAHBio-Bio17501/9201/9502/9612/96113410670740V(1)0.80(3)*0.80(12)30030080100(N)
GelantanChinaDatang International Hydropower Generation Co. Ltd.HLixian40901/0309/0608/08- /091134669031200V
0.20
(3')0.75(3')0.75(1)  77
93
77
93
(S)
Tianhuaban
[A]
ChinaNiulanjiang Hydropower Development Co. Ltd.HNiulan6612/06- /07- /09- /10113160182360curve(3')curve(3')ogee(3)     
PirrisCosta RicaICE (Instituto Costarricence de Electricidad)HPirris3612/0604/0905/1007/111132656957550.33(3')*0.50(3')*0.50(12)300300100
80
100
80
(N)

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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: Chile

Owner: Empresa Electrica Pangue SA

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Bio-Bio

Reservoir capacity: 175 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/92

Start of RCC: 01/92

End of RCC: 02/96

End of Project: 12/96

Specifications

Height: 113 metres

Length: 410 metres

Volume of RCC: 670 m3x103

Total volume: 740 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Pangue completed
Pangue completed

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Country: China

Owner: Datang International Hydropower Generation Co. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Lixian

Reservoir capacity: 409 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/03

Start of RCC: 01/03

End of RCC: 08/08

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 113 metres

Length: 466 metres

Volume of RCC: 903 m3x103

Total volume: 1200 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.20 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
77
93
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
77Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
93 
Gelantan completed
Gelantan completed

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Country: China

Owner: Niulanjiang Hydropower Development Co. Ltd.

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Niulan

Reservoir capacity: 66 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/06

Start of RCC: 12/06

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 113 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 182 m3x103

Total volume: 360 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
curveRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
curveRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeRCC against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Tianhuaban completed
Tianhuaban completed

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Country: Costa Rica

Owner: ICE (Instituto Costarricence de Electricidad)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Pirris

Reservoir capacity: 36 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/06

Start of RCC: 12/06

End of RCC: 05/10

End of Project: 07/11

Specifications

Height: 113 metres

Length: 265 metres

Volume of RCC: 695 m3x103

Total volume: 755 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.33RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
80 
Pirris completed
Pirris completed

 

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