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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)
Liangsanping
[A]
ChinaSixian Water Resources BureauHLeishui4- /79- /80- /81- /82353333           
Elk Creek (as halted)USAUS Army Corps of EngineersFElk Creek12503/8504/8701/88- /0035365266348V(1)0.80(14)0.80(12)1506007033(F)
Maoeryan
[A]
ChinaShiqi33- /68- /88- /91- /9335              
YanwangbiziChinaChaoyang Water Conservancy BureauF H I WDalinghe217- /96- /97- /01- /023538387224        64118(F)
La RossillaMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)  - /00- /01- /02- /0335250             
Rio Rejo
[H-F]
PeruYanacocha MineERejo1- /02- /03- /03- /043512530330.70(1)*0.70(1)*0.70(12)3003001000(-) -
Serra PretaBrazilEmpresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento S/AW 5- /05- /05- /07- /0835165          8020(N)
Las TruchasMexicoDesarrollos Mineros San Luis, S.A. de C.V.HLa Lobor o Las Truchas - /07- /08- /08- /093523024       300300   
El Puente de SantoleaSpainAcua EbroIGuadalope18- /0904/1002/1103/113520365700.20(3')*0.60(3')*0.60(3')*30030065153(F)
Thornton Gap (Tollway)USAMWRDGC (Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago)F-102/1006/1109/1111/1135692525V(3') (3')* (3')*3003004879(F)
SarratTunisiaW 21- /08- /10- /1211/1335  335           
Cannelton
[H-F]
USAAmerican Municipal Partners (AMP)HOhio 05/0906/1208/1309/1635158113 0.80(10)0.80(10)separate 23023011864 
Puhulpola (part of Uma Oya Project)Sri LankaMinistry of Irrigation and Water Resources ManagementH IDalgolia Oya1- /11- /13- /18- /1935174  V(1) (1) (12)3003009595(F)

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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: Sixian Water Resources Bureau

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Leishui

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/79

Start of RCC: -/79

End of RCC: -/81

End of Project: -/82

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 33 metres

Volume of RCC: 3 m3x103

Total volume: 3 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
  
  
Liangsanping on Google Earth
Liangsanping on Google Earth

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Country: USA

Owner: US Army Corps of Engineers

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Elk Creek

Reservoir capacity: 125 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/85

Start of RCC: 03/85

End of RCC: 01/88

End of Project: -/00

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 365 metres

Volume of RCC: 266 m3x103

Total volume: 348 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Slip-formed/extruded facing elements
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
150600

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
33Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Elk Creek (as halted) completed
Elk Creek (as halted) completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Shiqi

Reservoir capacity: 33 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/68

Start of RCC: -/68

End of RCC: -/91

End of Project: -/93

Specifications

Height: 35 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
  
  
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Country: China

Owner: Chaoyang Water Conservancy Bureau

Type: Gravity

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

River: Dalinghe

Reservoir capacity: 217 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/96

Start of RCC: -/96

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 383 metres

Volume of RCC: 87 m3x103

Total volume: 224 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
118Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/02

End of Project: -/03

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 250 metres

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
  
  
La Rossilla on Google Earth
La Rossilla on Google Earth

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Country: Peru

Owner: Yanacocha Mine

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Environmental

River: Rejo

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: -/03

End of Project: -/04

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 125 metres

Volume of RCC: 30 m3x103

Total volume: 33 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Empresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 165 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Serra Preta on Google Earth
Serra Preta on Google Earth

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Country: Mexico

Owner: Desarrollos Mineros San Luis, S.A. de C.V.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: La Lobor o Las Truchas

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 230 metres

Volume of RCC: 24 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Las Truchas completed
Las Truchas completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: Acua Ebro

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Guadalope

Reservoir capacity: 18 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: 02/11

End of Project: 03/11

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 203 metres

Volume of RCC: 65 m3x103

Total volume: 70 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
153Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
El Puente de Santolea completed
El Puente de Santolea completed

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Country: USA

Owner: MWRDGC (Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/10

Start of RCC: 02/10

End of RCC: 09/11

End of Project: 11/11

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 69 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 25 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)
48
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
79Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Thornton Gap (Tollway) completed
Thornton Gap (Tollway) completed

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Country: Tunisia

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: 11/13

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 335 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
  
  
Sarrat completed
Sarrat 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: 05/09

Start of RCC: 05/09

End of RCC: 08/13

End of Project: 09/16

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 158 metres

Volume of RCC: 113 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)
118
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
64 
  
Cannelton completed
Cannelton completed

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Country: Sri Lanka

Owner: Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Dalgolia Oya

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 174 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
95
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
95Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Puhulpola (part of Uma Oya Project) under construction
Puhulpola (part of Uma Oya Project) under construction

 

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