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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)
Zintel CanyonUSACity of Kennewick, WashingtonFZintel303/9207/9210/9212/92391585455V(7)0.85(17)0.85(17)300300740(-) -
Nagashima sediment dam
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JapanMinistry of ConstructionOhi103/9704/9912/9908/003312723551.20(12)1.20(12)  250500
1000
4050(S)
Qilinguan
[A]
ChinaNanhe Hydropower Development Ltd.HNanhe14- /04- /06- /07- /08771404555           
AntaBrazilFurnasHParaiba do Sul114- /09- /10- /1112/11302704455           

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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: USA

Owner: City of Kennewick, Washington

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Zintel

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/92

Start of RCC: 03/92

End of RCC: 10/92

End of Project: 12/92

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 158 metres

Volume of RCC: 54 m3x103

Total volume: 55 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Unformed face of RCC

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
74
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Zintel Canyon completed
Zintel Canyon completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Ministry of Construction

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Ohi

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/97

Start of RCC: 03/97

End of RCC: 12/99

End of Project: 08/00

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 127 metres

Volume of RCC: 23 m3x103

Total volume: 55 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
1.20Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
1.20Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250500
 1000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
40
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Nagashima sediment dam completed
Nagashima sediment dam completed

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Country: China

Owner: Nanhe Hydropower Development Ltd.

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Nanhe

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 77 metres

Length: 140 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 55 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: Brazil

Owner: Furnas

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Paraiba do Sul

Reservoir capacity: 114 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: 12/11

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 44 m3x103

Total volume: 55 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
  
  
Anta completed
Anta completed

 

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