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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)
De Mist KraalSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationI WLittle Fish409/8405/8608/8610/87303003565V(1)0.60(1)*0.60(1)*2502505858(F)
San LazaroMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)F G WSan Lazaro1110/8504/9406/9407/94371763553V
0.20
(5)0.80(3)*0.80(13)300300100
90
220
220
(M)
Ghatghar (Upper dam)IndiaGoMWRD (Government of Maharashtra Water Resources Department)HPravara612/0105/0301/0406/04155033540V(3')0.78(3')*0.78(3')*30030088132(F)
Monte ClaroBrazilCERAM (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)HDas Antas2304/02- /03- /0412/04251803566           
Linha EmiliaBrazilLinha Emília Energética S/AHCarreiro12- /06- /07- /07- /08302053554           

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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: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Little Fish

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/84

Start of RCC: 09/84

End of RCC: 08/86

End of Project: 10/87

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 65 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
58Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
De Mist Kraal completed
De Mist Kraal completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Groundwater Recharge / Water Supply

River: San Lazaro

Reservoir capacity: 11 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/85

Start of RCC: 10/85

End of RCC: 06/94

End of Project: 07/94

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 176 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 53 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.20 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
220Milled sand
220 
San Lazaro completed
San Lazaro completed

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Country: India

Owner: GoMWRD (Government of Maharashtra Water Resources Department)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Pravara

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/01

Start of RCC: 12/01

End of RCC: 01/04

End of Project: 06/04

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 503 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 40 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.78RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.78RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
88
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
132Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Ghatghar (Upper dam) completed
Ghatghar (Upper dam) completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERAM (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 23 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/02

Start of RCC: 04/02

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: 12/04

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 180 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 66 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
  
  
Monte Claro completed
Monte Claro completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Linha Emília Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Carreiro

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 205 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 54 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
  
  
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Linha Emilia on Google Earth

 

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