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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)
NtimbaleBotswanaDepartment of Water AffairsW 2611/0404/0609/0605/073315330            
Palomino
[H-F]
Dominican RepublicEGEHID (Empresa de Generación Hidroeléctrica Dominicana)HYaque del Sur and Blanco3- /05- /07- /09- /1365153             
Smithland
[H-F]
USAAmerican Municipal Partners (AMP)HOhio 12/1103/1410/1407/1733153120 0.80(10)0.80(10)separate 23023011864 
NarliTurkeyAkkur Energy Production Trade and Industry Co. Inc.HGöksu27- /16- /17- /18- /19471534968 (14) (14)  3003006550(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: 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: Botswana

Owner: Department of Water Affairs

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/04

Start of RCC: 11/04

End of RCC: 09/06

End of Project: 05/07

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 153 metres

Volume of RCC: 30 m3x103

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
  
  
Ntimbale completed
Ntimbale completed

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Country: Dominican Republic

Owner: EGEHID (Empresa de Generación Hidroeléctrica Dominicana)

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Yaque del Sur and Blanco

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 153 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
  
  
Palomino completed
Palomino 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: 12/11

Start of RCC: 12/11

End of RCC: 10/14

End of Project: 07/17

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 153 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 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 
  
Smithland completed
Smithland completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Akkur Energy Production Trade and Industry Co. Inc.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Göksu

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/16

Start of RCC: -/16

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 153 metres

Volume of RCC: 49 m3x103

Total volume: 68 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Slip-formed/extruded facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
 Slip-formed/extruded facing elements
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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