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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)
ShiromizugawaJapanYamagata PrefectureF IShiromizu510/8410/8506/8804/9055367142314V(1)0.80(1)0.80(1)150 -
200
5009624(F)
Asahi OgawaJapanToyama PrefectureF HOgawa503/8305/8606/8806/9084260268361V
0.90
(1)
(1)
0.80(1)0.80(1)1805009624(F)
VadeniRomaniaRomanian Electricity Authority (RENAL) - Tirgu Jiu BranchHJiu503/8605/8810/8810/9225551417 (12) (12)ogee(12)3009001250(-) -
DodairagawaJapanGunma PrefectureF WKabura503/8606/8801/9003/9270300167350V
0.40
(1)
(1)
0.75(1)0.75(1)1805009624(F)
UrdalurSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del EbroWAlzania503/9008/9107/9210/9258396150240V(1)0.75(3)*0.75(3)*30030072108(F)
MiyatokoJapanMiyagi PrefectureF WMiyatoko506/8906/9012/9301/97482561722800.60(1)0.80(1)0.80(1)1805009624(F)
SepFranceSyndicat Mixte pour l’Amenagement de la Haute Morge (SMAHM)ISep504/9309/9301/9403/94461454958V(11)0.72(16)0.72(3)*300300 120(R)
XiaoxiheChinaDepartment of Electricity, Feng Shun CountyH IXiaoxihe5- /99- /00- /01- /02621034765          (F)
Ahl Souss (Ait M’Zal)MoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesI WIzig511/0101/0305/0301/044922250270.20(1)0.80(1)*0.85(12)30030080
100
0
0
(-) -
El EsparragalSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del GuadalquivirEViar5- /0205/0308/0303/042138362890.30(3')*0.90(3')*0.90(3')*30030068157(F)
Serra PretaBrazilEmpresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento S/AW 5- /05- /05- /07- /0835165          8020(N)
Alto IraniBrazilSPE Alto Irani Energia S.A.HIrani5- /07- /07- /08- /08452431420           
CapillucasPeruCementos Lima S.A.HCanete501/0710/0804/0910/09346075750.375(3')0.75(3')*  3003006590(N)

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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 / Irrigation

River: Shiromizu

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/84

Start of RCC: 10/84

End of RCC: 06/88

End of Project: 04/90

Specifications

Height: 55 metres

Length: 367 metres

Volume of RCC: 142 m3x103

Total volume: 314 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional 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)
  
Shiromizugawa completed
Shiromizugawa completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Toyama Prefecture

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Ogawa

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/83

Start of RCC: 03/83

End of RCC: 06/88

End of Project: 06/90

Specifications

Height: 84 metres

Length: 260 metres

Volume of RCC: 268 m3x103

Total volume: 361 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.90Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
180500

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Romania

Owner: Romanian Electricity Authority (RENAL) - Tirgu Jiu Branch

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jiu

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/86

Start of RCC: 03/86

End of RCC: 10/88

End of Project: 10/92

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 55 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 17 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300900

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
125
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Vadeni completed
Vadeni completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Gunma Prefecture

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Kabura

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/86

Start of RCC: 03/86

End of RCC: 01/90

End of Project: 03/92

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 167 m3x103

Total volume: 350 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.40Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
180500

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Spain

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Ebro

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Alzania

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/90

Start of RCC: 03/90

End of RCC: 07/92

End of Project: 10/92

Specifications

Height: 58 metres

Length: 396 metres

Volume of RCC: 150 m3x103

Total volume: 240 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
108Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Urdalur completed
Urdalur completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Miyagi Prefecture

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Miyatoko

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/89

Start of RCC: 06/89

End of RCC: 12/93

End of Project: 01/97

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 256 metres

Volume of RCC: 172 m3x103

Total volume: 280 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
180500

Cementitious material

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

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Country: France

Owner: Syndicat Mixte pour l’Amenagement de la Haute Morge (SMAHM)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Sep

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/93

Start of RCC: 04/93

End of RCC: 01/94

End of Project: 03/94

Specifications

Height: 46 metres

Length: 145 metres

Volume of RCC: 49 m3x103

Total volume: 58 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast before RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.72Mechanically compacted unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.72RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
Sep completed
Sep completed

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Country: China

Owner: Department of Electricity, Feng Shun County

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Xiaoxihe

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/99

Start of RCC: -/99

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 62 metres

Length: 103 metres

Volume of RCC: 47 m3x103

Total volume: 65 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: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Izig

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/01

Start of RCC: 11/01

End of RCC: 05/03

End of Project: 01/04

Specifications

Height: 49 metres

Length: 222 metres

Volume of RCC: 50 m3x103

Total volume: 27 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
Ahl Souss (Ait M’Zal) completed
Ahl Souss (Ait M’Zal) completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadalquivir

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Environmental

River: Viar

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: 08/03

End of Project: 03/04

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: 383 metres

Volume of RCC: 62 m3x103

Total volume: 89 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.30RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.90RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.90RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
68
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
157Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
El Esparragal completed
El Esparragal completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Empresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 165 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Serra Preta on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SPE Alto Irani Energia S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Irani

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 243 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 20 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
  
  
Alto Irani completed
Alto Irani completed

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Country: Peru

Owner: Cementos Lima S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Canete

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/07

Start of RCC: 01/07

End of RCC: 04/09

End of Project: 10/09

Specifications

Height: 34 metres

Length: 60 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.375RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
90Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Capillucas completed
Capillucas completed

 

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