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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
JiangyaChinaLishui Hydropower Development Co. Ltd.F H I N WLoushui174107/9510/9604/99- /9913136811001386V(3')0.80(3)*ogee
0.80
(13)300300087
64  46
107
96107
(F)
El ZapotilloMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)WVerde910- /0911/11- /16- /1713227111001200V(3')0.83(3)*0.83(3)*30030060 to  8050 to  70(S)
Chame ShirIranIran Water & Power Resources Development Compay (IWPC)F H I WZohreh2300- /11- /14- /20- /221516801100 V 0.70   3003001600(-) -

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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: Lishui Hydropower Development Co. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

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

River: Loushui

Reservoir capacity: 1741 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/95

Start of RCC: 07/95

End of RCC: 04/99

End of Project: -/99

Specifications

Height: 131 metres

Length: 368 metres

Volume of RCC: 1100 m3x103

Total volume: 1386 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
0.80 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
87
64  46
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
107Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
96107 
Jiangya completed
Jiangya completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Verde

Reservoir capacity: 910 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 132 metres

Length: 271 metres

Volume of RCC: 1100 m3x103

Total volume: 1200 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.83RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.83RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60  to
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50  toGround-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
El Zapotillo under construction
El Zapotillo under construction

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Country: Iran

Owner: Iran Water & Power Resources Development Compay (IWPC)

Type: Gravity

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

River: Zohreh

Reservoir capacity: 2300 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/20

End of Project: -/22

Specifications

Height: 151 metres

Length: 680 metres

Volume of RCC: 1100 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70 
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
160
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Chame Shir under construction
Chame Shir under construction

 

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