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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)
Fenhe Nº2ChinaDepartment of Water Resources, Shanxi ProvinceF H WFenhe13311/9608/9803/9906/0088350362448V
0.20
(1)
(1)
0.75(5)0.75(1)3003000127
60
84
93
(F)
Karkheh (Pie Pol)IranKhozestan Province Power & Water AuthorityF HKarkeh4002/9807/9907/00- /0234350130270 (12) (12)ogee(12)3003001300(-) -
InyakaSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWMarite12301/9606/9710/0003/0253350160327V(1)0.68(1)0.68(1)25025060120(F)
UenoJapanTokyo Electric Power CompanyHJinryu1903/97- /98- /0106/05120350269720V
0.30
(1)
(1)
0.84(1)0.84(1)200100077
70
33
30
(F)
KidoJapanFukushima PrefectureF I N WKido1910/0006/0308/0503/0894350291501V
0.10
(1)
(1)
0.78(1)0.78(1)250750
1000
8436(F)
ZirdanIranSistan & Balouchestan Ministry of WaterI WKajoo20711/0208/0708/1011/1065350265437 (5) (3)  3003009842(N)
Enlarged CotterAustraliaACTEW WaterWCotter7810/0908/1112/1205/1382350369400V(3')0.75(3')0.75(3')*300300
400
70120(F)
Sanru
[H-F]
JapanMinistry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and TourismF N WSanru5008/1409/1510/1703/19463503755000.80(1)0.80(1)0.80(1)250750800(-) -
Janneh
[A-G]
LebanonEBMLI WNahr Ibrahim (Abraham)38- /15- /17- /18- /191203501450       300300   

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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: Department of Water Resources, Shanxi Province

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Fenhe

Reservoir capacity: 133 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/96

Start of RCC: 11/96

End of RCC: 03/99

End of Project: 06/00

Specifications

Height: 88 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 362 m3x103

Total volume: 448 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
127
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
84Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
93 
Fenhe Nº2 completed
Fenhe Nº2 completed

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Country: Iran

Owner: Khozestan Province Power & Water Authority

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Karkeh

Reservoir capacity: 40 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/98

Start of RCC: 02/98

End of RCC: 07/00

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 34 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 130 m3x103

Total volume: 270 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
130
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Karkheh (Pie Pol) completed
Karkheh (Pie Pol) completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Marite

Reservoir capacity: 123 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/96

Start of RCC: 01/96

End of RCC: 10/00

End of Project: 03/02

Specifications

Height: 53 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 160 m3x103

Total volume: 327 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.68Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.68Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Inyaka completed
Inyaka completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Tokyo Electric Power Company

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jinryu

Reservoir capacity: 19 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/97

Start of RCC: 03/97

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: 06/05

Specifications

Height: 120 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 269 m3x103

Total volume: 720 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.30Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.84Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.84Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
2001000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
77
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
33Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
30 
Ueno completed
Ueno completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Fukushima Prefecture

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Navigation / Water Supply

River: Kido

Reservoir capacity: 19 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/00

Start of RCC: 10/00

End of RCC: 08/05

End of Project: 03/08

Specifications

Height: 94 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 291 m3x103

Total volume: 501 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750
 1000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
36Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Kido completed
Kido completed

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Country: Iran

Owner: Sistan & Balouchestan Ministry of Water

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Kajoo

Reservoir capacity: 207 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/02

Start of RCC: 11/02

End of RCC: 08/10

End of Project: 11/10

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 265 m3x103

Total volume: 437 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
98
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
42Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Zirdan under construction
Zirdan under construction

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Country: Australia

Owner: ACTEW Water

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Cotter

Reservoir capacity: 78 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/09

Start of RCC: 10/09

End of RCC: 12/12

End of Project: 05/13

Specifications

Height: 82 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 369 m3x103

Total volume: 400 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300
 400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Enlarged Cotter completed
Enlarged Cotter completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Navigation / Water Supply

River: Sanru

Reservoir capacity: 50 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/14

Start of RCC: 08/14

End of RCC: 10/17

End of Project: 03/19

Specifications

Height: 46 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 375 m3x103

Total volume: 500 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Lebanon

Owner: EBML

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Nahr Ibrahim (Abraham)

Reservoir capacity: 38 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/15

Start of RCC: -/15

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 120 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 1450 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

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