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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)
Bab LoutaMoroccoDirection des Arrenagements HydrauliquesWBous Sbaa3701/9702/9802/9903/99541106377V(5)0.75(1)*0.75(13)30030065
80
15
20
(N)
Songyue (1st Stage)ChinaHelong Electricity CorporationF H I R WHailanhe2109/9701/9804/9909/99312714477V(1)0.73(10)conduit 300200080100(F)
Hongpo
[A-G]
ChinaXishan Xingyu Water Resources CorporationWQinggoushui310/9707/9811/9912/99552447177V(3')0.50(1)0.50(1)30030005499(F)
La CañadaBoliviaPrefectura del Departamento de Santa CruzIComarapa1008/0008/0102/0206/02521547277V(3')0.22
0.75
(3')
(3')*
0.75(3')*305305140100(N)
Rio Grande
[H-F]
PeruYanacocha MineERio Grande1- /03- /04- /04- /05459872770.70(1)0.70(1)0.70(1)*3003001200(-) -

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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: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Arrenagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Bous Sbaa

Reservoir capacity: 37 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/97

Start of RCC: 01/97

End of RCC: 02/99

End of Project: 03/99

Specifications

Height: 54 metres

Length: 110 metres

Volume of RCC: 63 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
20 
Bab Louta completed
Bab Louta completed

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Country: China

Owner: Helong Electricity Corporation

Type: Gravity

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

River: Hailanhe

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/97

Start of RCC: 09/97

End of RCC: 04/99

End of Project: 09/99

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 271 metres

Volume of RCC: 44 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.73RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
conduit 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3002000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: China

Owner: Xishan Xingyu Water Resources Corporation

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Qinggoushui

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/97

Start of RCC: 10/97

End of RCC: 11/99

End of Project: 12/99

Specifications

Height: 55 metres

Length: 244 metres

Volume of RCC: 71 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
54
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
99Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Hongpo under construction
Hongpo under construction

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Country: Bolivia

Owner: Prefectura del Departamento de Santa Cruz

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Comarapa

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/00

Start of RCC: 08/00

End of RCC: 02/02

End of Project: 06/02

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 154 metres

Volume of RCC: 72 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.22RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
305305

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
140
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
La Cañada completed
La Cañada completed

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Country: Peru

Owner: Yanacocha Mine

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Environmental

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 98 metres

Volume of RCC: 72 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Rio Grande completed
Rio Grande completed

 

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