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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)
GalesvilleUSADouglas CountyF I R WCow Creek5207/8405/8508/8510/8550290161171V(1)0.80(17)0.80(17)3003005351(F)
Knellpoort
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South AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWRietspruit 13704/8805/8811/8809/89502004559V(1)0.60(1)*0.60(1)*25025061142(F)
Cuchillo NegroUSACity of Truth or ConsequencesFCuchillo Negro 10/8903/9005/9107/91501867582V(7)0.90(17)separate 3003007759(F)
TaungSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & Sanitation & the former Bophuthatswana Department of Water AffairsI WHarts6606/9008/9109/9205/9350320132153V(1)V
0.75
(1)
(1)*
0.75(1)*2502504466(F)
VinoramasMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)/Estado de SinaloaF IEl Bledal10210/9104/9312/9301/9450807117184V(5)0.80(3)*0.80(13)300300100100(M)
TakisatoJapanHokkaido Development BureauF H I WSorachi10810/90- /9307/9706/00504453274550.06(1)0.80(1)0.80(1)2507508436(F)
BaishiChinaDepartment of Water Resources and Hydropower, Liaoning ProvinceF H I WDalinghe164509/9604/9709/9912/0050513111503V
0.10
(1)
(1)
0.70(1)0.76(1)3003007258(F)
YushiChinaYushi Reservoir Construction Management BureauF I WBiliuhe89- /98- /99- /01- /0250267 233        7070(F)
CamaráBrazilEstado da Paraiba (Companhia de Aguas e Esgotus)WRiachäo2705/0009/0106/02- /0250465  V(1)0.80(1)  300300800(-) -
YujiankouChinaGuiyang Zhushui Water Resources Industrial Dev. Co. Ltd.HLonghe708/01- /03- /04- /0550156118154V(3')0.70(3')0.85(1)    (F)
Paradise - formerly Burnett RiverAustraliaBurnett WaterF IBurnett30011/0306/0409/0511/0550940400400V(8) (3)* (1)*310310630(-) -
El GuapoVenezuelaMARN (Ministerio del Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales)F I WEl Guapo14108/0504/0612/0608/07501383203420.60(1)0.85(17)1.80(1)300300750(-) -
ShankouChinaXinjiang Yili River Basin Development AuthorityHTakasi12104/06- /07- /08- /0950              
Dyraaba (part of Uma Oya Project)Sri LankaMinistry of Irrigation and Water Resources ManagementH IMathatilla Oya1- /11- /13- /17- /1850165  V(1) (1) (12)3003009595(F)

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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: USA

Owner: Douglas County

Type: Gravity

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

River: Cow Creek

Reservoir capacity: 52 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/84

Start of RCC: 07/84

End of RCC: 08/85

End of Project: 10/85

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 290 metres

Volume of RCC: 161 m3x103

Total volume: 171 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
53
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
51Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Galesville completed
Galesville completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Rietspruit

Reservoir capacity: 137 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/88

Start of RCC: 04/88

End of RCC: 11/88

End of Project: 09/89

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 59 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)
61
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
142Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Knellpoort completed
Knellpoort completed

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Country: USA

Owner: City of Truth or Consequences

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Cuchillo Negro

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/89

Start of RCC: 10/89

End of RCC: 05/91

End of Project: 07/91

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 186 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 82 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.90Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
77
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
59Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Cuchillo Negro completed
Cuchillo Negro completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation & the former Bophuthatswana Department of Water Affairs

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Harts

Reservoir capacity: 66 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/90

Start of RCC: 06/90

End of RCC: 09/92

End of Project: 05/93

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 320 metres

Volume of RCC: 132 m3x103

Total volume: 153 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)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
44
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
66Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Taung completed
Taung completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)/Estado de Sinaloa

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation

River: El Bledal

Reservoir capacity: 102 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/91

Start of RCC: 10/91

End of RCC: 12/93

End of Project: 01/94

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 807 metres

Volume of RCC: 117 m3x103

Total volume: 184 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
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
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Milled sand
  
Vinoramas completed
Vinoramas completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Hokkaido Development Bureau

Type: Gravity

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

River: Sorachi

Reservoir capacity: 108 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/90

Start of RCC: 10/90

End of RCC: 07/97

End of Project: 06/00

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 445 metres

Volume of RCC: 327 m3x103

Total volume: 455 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.06Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
36Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Takisato completed
Takisato completed

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Country: China

Owner: Department of Water Resources and Hydropower, Liaoning Province

Type: Gravity

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

River: Dalinghe

Reservoir capacity: 1645 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/96

Start of RCC: 09/96

End of RCC: 09/99

End of Project: 12/00

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 513 metres

Volume of RCC: 111 m3x103

Total volume: 503 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.76Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
58Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Baishi completed
Baishi completed

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Country: China

Owner: Yushi Reservoir Construction Management Bureau

Type: Gravity

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

River: Biliuhe

Reservoir capacity: 89 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/98

Start of RCC: -/98

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 267 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 233 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
70Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Yushi completed
Yushi completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Estado da Paraiba (Companhia de Aguas e Esgotus)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Riachäo

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/00

Start of RCC: 05/00

End of RCC: 06/02

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 465 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Camará completed
Camará completed

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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: Australia

Owner: Burnett Water

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation

River: Burnett

Reservoir capacity: 300 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/03

Start of RCC: 11/03

End of RCC: 09/05

End of Project: 11/05

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 940 metres

Volume of RCC: 400 m3x103

Total volume: 400 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
310310

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
63
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Paradise - formerly Burnett River completed
Paradise - formerly Burnett River completed

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Country: Venezuela

Owner: MARN (Ministerio del Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales)

Type: Gravity

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

River: El Guapo

Reservoir capacity: 141 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/05

Start of RCC: 08/05

End of RCC: 12/06

End of Project: 08/07

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 138 metres

Volume of RCC: 320 m3x103

Total volume: 342 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
1.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
El Guapo completed
El Guapo completed

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Country: China

Owner: Xinjiang Yili River Basin Development Authority

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Takasi

Reservoir capacity: 121 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/06

Start of RCC: 04/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 50 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: Sri Lanka

Owner: Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Mathatilla Oya

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 165 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
95
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
95Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Dyraaba (part of Uma Oya Project) completed
Dyraaba (part of Uma Oya Project) completed

 

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