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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)
Guangzhou PSS- Lower damChinaChina Southern Power GridHLiuxihe2812/9010/9112/9210/93431533257V(1)0.70(3)*ogee
0.78
(1)
(1)
30030062108(F)
ChiyaJapanOkayama PrefectureF H WTakahashi2803/8909/9204/9503/9898259396670V(1)0.77(1)0.77(1)2507509139(F)
ZigaBurkina FasoOner-MozWNakambe2804/9810/9808/9907/001812044 V(1)0.80(10)*0.80(12)*300300  (-) -
Qinglong
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ChinaEnshi Mawei Valley Hydropower Development Co. Ltd.HMaweigou2812/08- /09- /11- /12140              

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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: China

Owner: China Southern Power Grid

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Liuxihe

Reservoir capacity: 28 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/90

Start of RCC: 12/90

End of RCC: 12/92

End of Project: 10/93

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: 153 metres

Volume of RCC: 32 m3x103

Total volume: 57 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeTraditional concrete against formwork
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
62
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
108Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Guangzhou PSS- Lower dam on Google Earth
Guangzhou PSS- Lower dam on Google Earth

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Country: Japan

Owner: Okayama Prefecture

Type: Gravity

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

River: Takahashi

Reservoir capacity: 28 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/89

Start of RCC: 03/89

End of RCC: 04/95

End of Project: 03/98

Specifications

Height: 98 metres

Length: 259 metres

Volume of RCC: 396 m3x103

Total volume: 670 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.77Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.77Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
91
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
39Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Chiya completed
Chiya completed

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Country: Burkina Faso

Owner: Oner-Moz

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Nakambe

Reservoir capacity: 28 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/98

Start of RCC: 04/98

End of RCC: 08/99

End of Project: 07/00

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: 120 metres

Volume of RCC: 44 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
 No pozzolan used  -
  
Ziga completed
Ziga completed

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Country: China

Owner: Enshi Mawei Valley Hydropower Development Co. Ltd.

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Maweigou

Reservoir capacity: 28 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/08

Start of RCC: 12/08

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 140 metres

Length: -

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
  
  
Qinglong completed
Qinglong completed

 

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