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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)
Flag Boshielo - formerly ArabieSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationI WOlifants10409/8503/8611/8607/8736455101142V(1)0.50
0.75
(1)*
(1)*
0.75(1)3003003674(S)
La ManzanillaMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)FIbarrilla111/8601/8705/8707/87361502030V
0.15
(5)
(5)
V
0.80
(5)
(17)
0.80(12)300300135135(F)
Les OlivettesFranceDepartement de l’HeraultFLa Peyne408/8612/8610/8703/88362558085V(1)0.75(16)0.75(1)*300300 130(R)
CholdocogagnaFranceSAIEPBWLessarte104/9107/9110/9112/913610019230.10(1)0.75(16)0.75(1)*300300 110(R)
La Touche PoupardFranceCAEDSIChambon1508/9304/9408/9412/94362003446V(1)0.75(3)*0.75(1)*300300 115(R)
EnjilMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesI WTaghoucht1211/9303/9410/9503/96368045570.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*300300110
150
0
0
(N)
SuçatiTurkeyERE Electricity Co.HGüredin Creek901/9802/9910/9910/99361925560V(7)0.80(7)0.80(12)30030050100(S)
Pajarito CanyonUSAUS Department of Energy (Los Alamos Lab.)/US Army Corps of EngineersFPajarito806/0007/0008/0009/00361124848V(15)1.00(17)conduit 3003001480(-) -
Hunting Run USASpotsylvania CountyWHunting Run205/0002/0101/0208/0236720115128V(8) (17) (17)3003007437(F)
Hongkou Ataguia
[H-F]
China  - /04- /05- /06- /0736              
Saf-Saf
[H-F]
AlgeriaANBT (Agence Nationale des Barrages et Transfert)Saf-Saf - /07- /0802/10- /1136270  0.70(12)0.70(7)0.70(12)3002001200(-) -

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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: Olifants

Reservoir capacity: 104 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/85

Start of RCC: 09/85

End of RCC: 11/86

End of Project: 07/87

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 455 metres

Volume of RCC: 101 m3x103

Total volume: 142 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
36
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
74Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Flag Boshielo - formerly Arabie completed
Flag Boshielo - formerly Arabie completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Ibarrilla

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/86

Start of RCC: 11/86

End of RCC: 05/87

End of Project: 07/87

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 150 metres

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 30 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.15Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
135
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
135Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
La Manzanilla completed
La Manzanilla completed

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Country: France

Owner: Departement de l’Herault

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: La Peyne

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/86

Start of RCC: 08/86

End of RCC: 10/87

End of Project: 03/88

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 255 metres

Volume of RCC: 80 m3x103

Total volume: 85 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Mechanically compacted unformed face of RCC
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
130ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
Les Olivettes completed
Les Olivettes completed

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Country: France

Owner: SAIEPB

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Lessarte

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/91

Start of RCC: 04/91

End of RCC: 10/91

End of Project: 12/91

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 100 metres

Volume of RCC: 19 m3x103

Total volume: 23 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Mechanically compacted unformed face of RCC
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
110ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
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Country: France

Owner: CAEDS

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Chambon

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/93

Start of RCC: 08/93

End of RCC: 08/94

End of Project: 12/94

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 34 m3x103

Total volume: 46 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC 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
115ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
La Touche Poupard completed
La Touche Poupard completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Taghoucht

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/93

Start of RCC: 11/93

End of RCC: 10/95

End of Project: 03/96

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 80 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 57 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)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
110
150
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
0 
Enjil on Google Earth
Enjil on Google Earth

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Country: Turkey

Owner: ERE Electricity Co.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Güredin Creek

Reservoir capacity: 9 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/98

Start of RCC: 01/98

End of RCC: 10/99

End of Project: 10/99

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 192 metres

Volume of RCC: 55 m3x103

Total volume: 60 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
50
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Suçati completed
Suçati completed

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Country: USA

Owner: US Department of Energy (Los Alamos Lab.)/US Army Corps of Engineers

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Pajarito

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/00

Start of RCC: 06/00

End of RCC: 08/00

End of Project: 09/00

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 112 metres

Volume of RCC: 48 m3x103

Total volume: 48 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC supported by fill shoulders
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
conduit 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
148
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Pajarito Canyon on Google Earth
Pajarito Canyon on Google Earth

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Country: USA

Owner: Spotsylvania County

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Hunting Run

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/00

Start of RCC: 05/00

End of RCC: 01/02

End of Project: 08/02

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 720 metres

Volume of RCC: 115 m3x103

Total volume: 128 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
 Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
 Unformed face of RCC

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
74
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
37Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Hunting Run completed
Hunting Run completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): unknown

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 36 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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Country: Algeria

Owner: ANBT (Agence Nationale des Barrages et Transfert)

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Saf-Saf

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: 02/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
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