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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)
San RafaelMexicoCFE (Comisión Federal de Electricidad)F HSantiago2611/9305/9407/9407/944817681110V(5)0.66
0.80
(3)*separate 30030090130(N)
CarnaúbaBrazilSecretaria Recursos HídricosI WQuixeré26- /0102/0211/02- /0319200        3003001000(-) -
NtimbaleBotswanaDepartment of Water AffairsW 2611/0404/0609/0605/073315330            
Niuqiao
[A]
ChinaNiu Qiao Reservoir Development Co. Ltd.HQingtonghe26- /03- /0512/06- /0762201 710           
Longqiao
[A]
ChinaLichuan City Yujaing Valley Hudropower Ltd. Hubei ProvinceH RYu2612/0503/0602/0705/0795156135160curve(3')curve(3) (3)     
LiujiadongChinaHGui26- /06- /07- /08- /0861166 127           
BaishiyaChinaH I WXijiang26- /04- /07- /09- /1274190230240  0.75        
Moula
[H-F]
TunisiaMinistère de l’AgricultureWBou Terfess2602/03- /08- /1011/1181324422450V(3') (3')* (3')*3003001200(-) -
Wala Dam RaiseJordanJordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and IrrigationGWala2609/1706/1910/1907/2067 80820.30(1)0.70(1)*0.70(1)*3003009852(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: Mexico

Owner: CFE (Comisión Federal de Electricidad)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Santiago

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/93

Start of RCC: 11/93

End of RCC: 07/94

End of Project: 07/94

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 176 metres

Volume of RCC: 81 m3x103

Total volume: 110 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.66RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
130Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
San Rafael completed
San Rafael completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Secretaria Recursos Hídricos

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Quixeré

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/01

Start of RCC: -/01

End of RCC: 11/02

End of Project: -/03

Specifications

Height: 19 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
    [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
    [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Carnaúba completed
Carnaúba completed

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Country: Botswana

Owner: Department of Water Affairs

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/04

Start of RCC: 11/04

End of RCC: 09/06

End of Project: 05/07

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 153 metres

Volume of RCC: 30 m3x103

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
  
  
Ntimbale completed
Ntimbale completed

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Country: China

Owner: Niu Qiao Reservoir Development Co. Ltd.

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Qingtonghe

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: 12/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 62 metres

Length: 201 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 710 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: China

Owner: Lichuan City Yujaing Valley Hudropower Ltd. Hubei Province

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Recreation

River: Yu

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/05

Start of RCC: 12/05

End of RCC: 02/07

End of Project: 05/07

Specifications

Height: 95 metres

Length: 156 metres

Volume of RCC: 135 m3x103

Total volume: 160 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Gui

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 61 metres

Length: 166 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 127 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: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Xijiang

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 74 metres

Length: 190 metres

Volume of RCC: 230 m3x103

Total volume: 240 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Tunisia

Owner: Ministère de l’Agriculture

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Bou Terfess

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/03

Start of RCC: 02/03

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: 11/11

Specifications

Height: 81 metres

Length: 324 metres

Volume of RCC: 422 m3x103

Total volume: 450 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Jordan

Owner: Jordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge

River: Wala

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/17

Start of RCC: 09/17

End of RCC: 10/19

End of Project: 07/20

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 80 m3x103

Total volume: 82 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.30Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
98
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
52Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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