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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)
CapandaAngolaMinistry of Energy and Oil of P. R. AngolaHKwanza479502/8710/8905/9212/0711012037571154V(6)0.70(14)
(10)
0.70(13)40040070100(M)
LaúcaAngolaMinistry of Energy and Water/GAMEKHKwanza548207/1209/1403/1706/18132107526462766V
0.10
(1)0.85(1)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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Details

Country: Angola

Owner: Ministry of Energy and Oil of P. R. Angola

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Kwanza

Reservoir capacity: 4795 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/87

Start of RCC: 02/87

End of RCC: 05/92

End of Project: 12/07

Specifications

Height: 110 metres

Length: 1203 metres

Volume of RCC: 757 m3x103

Total volume: 1154 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Slip-formed/extruded facing elements
 RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Milled sand
  
Capanda completed
Capanda completed

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Details

Country: Angola

Owner: Ministry of Energy and Water/GAMEK

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Kwanza

Reservoir capacity: 5482 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/12

Start of RCC: 07/12

End of RCC: 03/17

End of Project: 06/18

Specifications

Height: 132 metres

Length: 1075 metres

Volume of RCC: 2646 m3x103

Total volume: 2766 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.10 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Traditional concrete against formwork
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  -
  
Laúca under construction
Laúca under construction

 

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