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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)
Los MoralesSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del TajoWMorales206/8602/8710/8712/87282002226V(1)
(3)
0.75(3)*0.75(1)300 -
400
300 -
400
80
74
140
128
(F)
Belén-FloresSpainJunta de AndaluciaFBelén109/9111/9101/9201/92288710120.05(3)0.75(3)*0.75(3)*30030073109(F)
Marathia
[H-F]
GreeceMinistry of AgricultureI WMarathia311/9112/9204/9306/932826531480.50(13)0.50(10)0.50(13)200 -
300
200 -
300
5515(N)
Qedusizi - formerly Mount PleasantSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationFKlip12804/9403/9508/9703/982849078156V(1)V
0.70
(1)
(1)*
0.70(1)*25025046108(S)
Contraembalse de Moncion
[H-F]
Dominican RepublicINDRHI (Instiuto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos de la República Dominicana)F H IMao807/9502/9603/9806/98282541301550.70(1)0.67(1)*0.80(1)*300300800(-) -
CristalandiaBrazilEmpresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento S/AWde Contas17- /07- /07- /08- /08284486168           
Säo Gonçalo - formerly Santa BárbaraBrazilSPE São Gonçalo Energia S.A.HSanta Bárbara6- /08- /09- /10- /1128 1428        6817(N)
SfeissifMoroccoSafsaf20- /08- /09- /10- /1128   V(5)0.85(1)*0.85(1)*3003001200(-) -
Meldahl
[H-F]
USAAmerican Municipal Partners (AMP)HOhio 04/1106/1312/1304/16288456 0.80(10)0.80(10)separate 23023011662 

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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: Spain

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Tajo

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Morales

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/86

Start of RCC: 06/86

End of RCC: 10/87

End of Project: 12/87

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

Total volume: 26 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
 RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300  -300  -
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
74
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
140Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
128 
Los Morales completed
Los Morales completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: Junta de Andalucia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Belén

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/91

Start of RCC: 09/91

End of RCC: 01/92

End of Project: 01/92

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 87 metres

Volume of RCC: 10 m3x103

Total volume: 12 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.05RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
73
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
109Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Belén-Flores on Google Earth
Belén-Flores on Google Earth

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Country: Greece

Owner: Ministry of Agriculture

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Marathia

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/91

Start of RCC: 11/91

End of RCC: 04/93

End of Project: 06/93

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 265 metres

Volume of RCC: 31 m3x103

Total volume: 48 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.50Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
200  -200  -
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
55
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Marathia completed
Marathia completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Klip

Reservoir capacity: 128 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/94

Start of RCC: 04/94

End of RCC: 08/97

End of Project: 03/98

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 490 metres

Volume of RCC: 78 m3x103

Total volume: 156 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
46
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
108Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Qedusizi - formerly Mount Pleasant completed
Qedusizi - formerly Mount Pleasant completed

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Country: Dominican Republic

Owner: INDRHI (Instiuto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos de la República Dominicana)

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Mao

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/95

Start of RCC: 07/95

End of RCC: 03/98

End of Project: 06/98

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 254 metres

Volume of RCC: 130 m3x103

Total volume: 155 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.67Traditional 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)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Contraembalse de Moncion completed
Contraembalse de Moncion completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Empresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: de Contas

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 448 metres

Volume of RCC: 61 m3x103

Total volume: 68 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
  
  
Cristalandia on Google Earth
Cristalandia on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SPE São Gonçalo Energia S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Santa Bárbara

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 28 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
68
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
17Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Säo Gonçalo - formerly Santa Bárbara completed
Säo Gonçalo - formerly Santa Bárbara completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Safsaf

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Traditional 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  -
  
Sfeissif completed
Sfeissif completed

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Country: USA

Owner: American Municipal Partners (AMP)

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ohio

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/11

Start of RCC: 04/11

End of RCC: 12/13

End of Project: 04/16

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 84 metres

Volume of RCC: 56 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
230230

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
116
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
62 
  
Meldahl completed
Meldahl completed

 

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