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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)
TannurJordanJordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and IrrigationIWadi al Hasa1702/9912/9912/0009/0160270250250V
1.00
(3')0.80(3')*0.80(3')*3001200125
120
75
50
(N)
WalaJordanJordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and IrrigationGWala901/9910/0004/0204/03523002402600.30(1)0.70(1)*0.70(1)*300300120
100
0
0
(-) -
MujibJordanJordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and IrrigationI WMujib3501/9901/0102/0311/03674906546940.10(2)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*300300850(-) -
Ibn HammadJordanJordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and IrrigationG WIbn Hammad4- /1512/1607/17- /18561601601600.30(1)0.70(1)*0.70(1)*30030090
100
0
0
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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.

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Jordan

Owner: Jordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Wadi al Hasa

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/99

Start of RCC: 02/99

End of RCC: 12/00

End of Project: 09/01

Specifications

Height: 60 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 250 m3x103

Total volume: 250 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
1.00 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
125
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
75Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
50 
Tannur completed
Tannur 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: 9 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/99

Start of RCC: 01/99

End of RCC: 04/02

End of Project: 04/03

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 240 m3x103

Total volume: 260 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)
120
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
Wala completed
Wala completed

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Jordan

Owner: Jordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Mujib

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/99

Start of RCC: 01/99

End of RCC: 02/03

End of Project: 11/03

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 490 metres

Volume of RCC: 654 m3x103

Total volume: 694 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Mujib completed
Mujib completed

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Details

Country: Jordan

Owner: Jordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge / Water Supply

River: Ibn Hammad

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/15

Start of RCC: -/15

End of RCC: 07/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 56 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 160 m3x103

Total volume: 160 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)
90
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
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