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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)
YantanChinaDatang Yantan Hydropower Co. Ltd.F H NHongshui338003/8502/8903/9212/95110525626905V(1)V
0.80
(1)
(1)*
ogee(1)30030055104(F)
CapandaAngolaMinistry of Energy and Oil of P. R. AngolaHKwanza479502/8710/8905/9212/0711012037571154V(6)0.70(14)
(10)
0.70(13)40040070100(M)
Huanghuazhai
[A]
ChinaChina Datang CorporationHGetu17507/06- /07- /08- /08110275280         5296(F)
Song Bung 4VietnamEVN (Electrictie de Vietnam)HVu Gia511- /1006/1203/14- /141103458709540.40 0.80   30030080
60
120
140
(N) &
(F)
AgdzMoroccoF I W  - /15- /17- /20- /21110              

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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: China

Owner: Datang Yantan Hydropower Co. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Navigation

River: Hongshui

Reservoir capacity: 3380 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/85

Start of RCC: 03/85

End of RCC: 03/92

End of Project: 12/95

Specifications

Height: 110 metres

Length: 525 metres

Volume of RCC: 626 m3x103

Total volume: 905 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
55
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
104Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Yantan completed
Yantan completed

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Country: Angola

Owner: Ministry of Energy and Oil of P. R. Angola

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Kwanza

Reservoir capacity: 4795 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/87

Start of RCC: 02/87

End of RCC: 05/92

End of Project: 12/07

Specifications

Height: 110 metres

Length: 1203 metres

Volume of RCC: 757 m3x103

Total volume: 1154 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Slip-formed/extruded facing elements
 RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Milled sand
  
Capanda completed
Capanda completed

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: China

Owner: China Datang Corporation

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Getu

Reservoir capacity: 175 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/06

Start of RCC: 07/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 110 metres

Length: 275 metres

Volume of RCC: 280 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
52
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
96Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Huanghuazhai completed
Huanghuazhai completed

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Country: Vietnam

Owner: EVN (Electrictie de Vietnam)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Vu Gia

Reservoir capacity: 511 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: 03/14

End of Project: -/14

Specifications

Height: 110 metres

Length: 345 metres

Volume of RCC: 870 m3x103

Total volume: 954 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.40 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)  &
140Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
Song Bung 4 completed
Song Bung 4 completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: -

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

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/15

Start of RCC: -/15

End of RCC: -/20

End of Project: -/21

Specifications

Height: 110 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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