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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)
SpitskopSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationIHarts6105/8809/8806/8911/89151001736V(1)
(15)
0.70(15)0.70(1)*2502509192(F)
PirapamaBrazilCAGEPE (Companhia Pernambucana de Saneamento)WPirapama61- /00- /00- /01- /012530087137 (1)    3003007218(-) -
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ChinaMasha61- /09- /10- /12- /1381              

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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.

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Harts

Reservoir capacity: 61 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/88

Start of RCC: 05/88

End of RCC: 06/89

End of Project: 11/89

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 100 metres

Volume of RCC: 17 m3x103

Total volume: 36 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
 RCC supported by fill shoulders
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC supported by fill shoulders
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
91
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
92Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Spitskop completed
Spitskop completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CAGEPE (Companhia Pernambucana de Saneamento)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Pirapama

Reservoir capacity: 61 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 87 m3x103

Total volume: 137 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18No pozzolan used  -
  
Pirapama completed
Pirapama completed

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Details

Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Masha

Reservoir capacity: 61 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 81 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
  
  
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