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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)
Langshan
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ChinaDinggeniu33- /74- /76- /78- /7941              
Imi el KhengMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesG IOueld Berhil2304/9209/9207/9304/9441170971090.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*300300100
110
20
20
(N)
Tie HackUSACity of BuffaloWSouth Fork Clear Creek305/9610/9608/97- /97411706269V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*3003008983(F)
Guilman-AmorinBrazilBelgo Mineira-SamarcoHPiracicaba12- /97- /98- /99- /004149985102      3003008020(N)
RizzaneseFranceElectricité de FranceH IRizzanese1- /0904/1102/12- /12411406472V
1.00
(6)
(10)
V
0.80
 0.80 300300800(-) -
Duck RiverUSACullman Utilities BoardWDuck101/14- /1509/15- /1641901211280.10 1.00 1.00 30030010755(F)
San BartoloPanamaCorporacion de Energia del Istmo Ltd. S.A.HSan Pablo39- /13- /14- /15- /164137177 V(3')0.85(3')*0.85(12)300300900(-) -

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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: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Dinggeniu

Reservoir capacity: 33 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/74

Start of RCC: -/74

End of RCC: -/78

End of Project: -/79

Specifications

Height: 41 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: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge / Irrigation

River: Oueld Berhil

Reservoir capacity: 23 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/92

Start of RCC: 04/92

End of RCC: 07/93

End of Project: 04/94

Specifications

Height: 41 metres

Length: 170 metres

Volume of RCC: 97 m3x103

Total volume: 109 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
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)
100
110
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
20 
Imi el Kheng completed
Imi el Kheng completed

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Country: USA

Owner: City of Buffalo

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: South Fork Clear Creek

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/96

Start of RCC: 05/96

End of RCC: 08/97

End of Project: -/97

Specifications

Height: 41 metres

Length: 170 metres

Volume of RCC: 62 m3x103

Total volume: 69 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
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)
89
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
83Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Tie Hack completed
Tie Hack completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Belgo Mineira-Samarco

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Piracicaba

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/97

Start of RCC: -/97

End of RCC: -/99

End of Project: -/00

Specifications

Height: 41 metres

Length: 499 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: 102 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Guilman-Amorin completed
Guilman-Amorin completed

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Country: France

Owner: Electricité de France

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Rizzanese

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: 02/12

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 41 metres

Length: 140 metres

Volume of RCC: 64 m3x103

Total volume: 72 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
1.00RCC against precast concrete blocks
Downstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Rizzanese completed
Rizzanese completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Cullman Utilities Board

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Duck

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/14

Start of RCC: 01/14

End of RCC: 09/15

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 41 metres

Length: 90 metres

Volume of RCC: 121 m3x103

Total volume: 128 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10 
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00 
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
107
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
55Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Duck River completed
Duck River completed

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Country: Panama

Owner: Corporacion de Energia del Istmo Ltd. S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: San Pablo

Reservoir capacity: 39 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/13

Start of RCC: -/13

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 41 metres

Length: 371 metres

Volume of RCC: 77 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
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