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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)
ZaaihoekSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWSlang19005/8511/8503/8709/884752797134V(1)V
0.62
(1)*0.62(1)*2502503684(S)
Lizhou
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ChinaChina Huadian CorporationHMuli190- /09- /11- /13- /14138              

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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): Water Supply

River: Slang

Reservoir capacity: 190 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/85

Start of RCC: 05/85

End of RCC: 03/87

End of Project: 09/88

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 527 metres

Volume of RCC: 97 m3x103

Total volume: 134 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
0.62 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.62Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
36
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
84Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Zaaihoek completed
Zaaihoek completed

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Details

Country: China

Owner: China Huadian Corporation

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Muli

Reservoir capacity: 190 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/14

Specifications

Height: 138 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
  
  
Lizhou completed
Lizhou completed

 

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