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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)
Glen MelvilleSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWEcca702/8804/8912/9004/913238066114V(1)V
0.75
(1)
(1)*
0.75(1)*3303306565(F)
João LeiteBrazilSANEAGO-Saneamento de Goiás S.A.WJoão Leite12903/0101/03- /04- /0455380270290      3003008020(N)
El BolsónArgentinaI WAlbigasta38- /09- /13- /15- /1664380 279           
El Mauro
[H-F]
Chile  - /13- /14- /15- /1523380             
Kahir
[H-F]
IranSistan & Balouchestan Ministry of WaterI WKahir31411/10- /1407/1708/18553804856800.70 0.70 0.70      

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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: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Ecca

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/88

Start of RCC: 02/88

End of RCC: 12/90

End of Project: 04/91

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 380 metres

Volume of RCC: 66 m3x103

Total volume: 114 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
330330

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SANEAGO-Saneamento de Goiás S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: João Leite

Reservoir capacity: 129 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/01

Start of RCC: 03/01

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/04

Specifications

Height: 55 metres

Length: 380 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 290 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
João Leite completed
João Leite completed

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Country: Argentina

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Albigasta

Reservoir capacity: 38 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 64 metres

Length: 380 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 279 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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Country: Chile

Owner: -

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): unknown

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/13

Start of RCC: -/13

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 23 metres

Length: 380 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
  
  
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Country: Iran

Owner: Sistan & Balouchestan Ministry of Water

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Kahir

Reservoir capacity: 314 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/10

Start of RCC: 11/10

End of RCC: 07/17

End of Project: 08/18

Specifications

Height: 55 metres

Length: 380 metres

Volume of RCC: 485 m3x103

Total volume: 680 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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