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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)
KamuroJapanYamagata PrefectureF WKaneyama707/8607/8810/9008/9361257136307V
0.60
(1)
(1)
0.75(1)0.75(1)150 -
200
5009624(F)
Glen MelvilleSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWEcca702/8804/8912/9004/913238066114V(1)V
0.75
(1)
(1)*
0.75(1)*3303306565(F)
JoumouaMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesWJoumoua707/8906/9011/9212/92572501502000.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*350350105
180
45
0
(-) -
VillaunurFranceDRI Ille et VilaineFLe Cantache707/9310/9312/9303/94161471115V(11)0.75(1)*0.75(1)*300300 90(R)
Wenquanbao
[A]
ChinaReservoir Management OfficeF H I WTanghe710/9110/9206/94- /95481885563V(4)0.30(3)ogee(13)300300110
69
68
85
(F)
Maojiang
[A]
ChinaLanshan County Hydropower BureauH IXiangjiang7- /92- /93- /94- /9545150 45          (F)
Wajin
[A]
ChinaFushan Power Station Management BureauH INanxi7- /94- /96- /98- /9947235 240           
YujiankouChinaGuiyang Zhushui Water Resources Industrial Dev. Co. Ltd.HLonghe708/01- /03- /04- /0550156118154V(3')0.70(3')0.85(1)    (F)
PicadaBrazilVotorantim S.A.H 7- /02- /03- /05- /0632              
Santa Rosa IIBrazilSanta Rosa S/AHGrande7- /06- /06- /08- /0831              
CriúvaBrazilCriúva Energética S/AHdas Antas7- /08- /08- /09- /09252468095        7218(N)
Sehb el MergaMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesF I WSehb el Merga706/07- /08- /09- /10374808595V(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*3003006525(N)
Hohhot (Huhehaote) PSS - Downstream lower damChinaNei Mongol (Inner Mongolia) Electricity CorporationHHalasxinegou7- /05- /11- /13- /1565308205305           
Hohhot (Huhehaote) PSS - Upstream lower damChinaNei Mongol (Inner Mongolia) Electricity CorporationHHalasxinegou7- /05- /11- /13- /1569242185330           

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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: Japan

Owner: Yamagata Prefecture

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Kaneyama

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/86

Start of RCC: 07/86

End of RCC: 10/90

End of Project: 08/93

Specifications

Height: 61 metres

Length: 257 metres

Volume of RCC: 136 m3x103

Total volume: 307 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
150  -500
200 

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
96
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
24Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Kamuro completed
Kamuro completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Ecca

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/88

Start of RCC: 02/88

End of RCC: 12/90

End of Project: 04/91

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 380 metres

Volume of RCC: 66 m3x103

Total volume: 114 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
330330

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
65Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Glen Melville completed
Glen Melville completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Joumoua

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/89

Start of RCC: 07/89

End of RCC: 11/92

End of Project: 12/92

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 150 m3x103

Total volume: 200 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
350350

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
105
180
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
45No pozzolan used  -
0 
Joumoua completed
Joumoua completed

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Country: France

Owner: DRI Ille et Vilaine

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Le Cantache

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/93

Start of RCC: 07/93

End of RCC: 12/93

End of Project: 03/94

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: 147 metres

Volume of RCC: 11 m3x103

Total volume: 15 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast before RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
90ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
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Country: China

Owner: Reservoir Management Office

Type: Thin Arch

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

River: Tanghe

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/91

Start of RCC: 10/91

End of RCC: 06/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 188 metres

Volume of RCC: 55 m3x103

Total volume: 63 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.30RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
110
69
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
68Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
85 
Wenquanbao completed
Wenquanbao completed

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Country: China

Owner: Lanshan County Hydropower Bureau

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Xiangjiang

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/92

Start of RCC: -/92

End of RCC: -/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 150 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 45 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
 Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: China

Owner: Fushan Power Station Management Bureau

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Nanxi

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/94

Start of RCC: -/94

End of RCC: -/98

End of Project: -/99

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 235 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 240 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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Country: China

Owner: Guiyang Zhushui Water Resources Industrial Dev. Co. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Longhe

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/01

Start of RCC: 08/01

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 156 metres

Volume of RCC: 118 m3x103

Total volume: 154 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Votorantim S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 32 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
  
  
Picada completed
Picada completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Santa Rosa S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Grande

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 31 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
  
  
Santa Rosa II on Google Earth
Santa Rosa II on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Criúva Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 246 metres

Volume of RCC: 80 m3x103

Total volume: 95 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Criúva on Google Earth
Criúva on Google Earth

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

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

River: Sehb el Merga

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/07

Start of RCC: 06/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 480 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: 95 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
25Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Sehb el Merga completed
Sehb el Merga completed

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Country: China

Owner: Nei Mongol (Inner Mongolia) Electricity Corporation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Halasxinegou

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 308 metres

Volume of RCC: 205 m3x103

Total volume: 305 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
  
  
Hohhot (Huhehaote) PSS - Downstream lower dam under construction
Hohhot (Huhehaote) PSS - Downstream lower dam under construction

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Country: China

Owner: Nei Mongol (Inner Mongolia) Electricity Corporation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Halasxinegou

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 69 metres

Length: 242 metres

Volume of RCC: 185 m3x103

Total volume: 330 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
  
  
Hohhot (Huhehaote) PSS - Upstream lower dam on Google Earth
Hohhot (Huhehaote) PSS - Upstream lower dam on Google Earth

 

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