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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)
San LazaroMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)F G WSan Lazaro1110/8504/9406/9407/94371763553V
0.20
(5)0.80(3)*0.80(13)300300100
90
220
220
(M)
San RafaelMexicoCFE (Comisión Federal de Electricidad)F HSantiago2611/9305/9407/9407/944817681110V(5)0.66
0.80
(3)*separate 30030090130(N)
Shimenzi
[A]
ChinaShimenzi Reservoir Engineering Management OfficeH I WTaxi5006/9806/9906/0110/011091761882110.142
V
(3')
(3')
V
0.18
(3)
(3)
crest(12)300300093
62
110
110
(F)
Shanggou
[A]
ChinaXifeng County Water Conservancy BureauWYangshui1- /01- /02- /03- /0439176             
BeyyurduTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksHBembo809/08- /13- /14- /15541761862090.10(3)0.80(3)0.80(12)3001200950(-) -

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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: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Groundwater Recharge / Water Supply

River: San Lazaro

Reservoir capacity: 11 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/85

Start of RCC: 10/85

End of RCC: 06/94

End of Project: 07/94

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 176 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 53 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.20 
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
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
220Milled sand
220 
San Lazaro completed
San Lazaro completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CFE (Comisión Federal de Electricidad)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Santiago

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/93

Start of RCC: 11/93

End of RCC: 07/94

End of Project: 07/94

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 176 metres

Volume of RCC: 81 m3x103

Total volume: 110 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.66RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
130Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
San Rafael completed
San Rafael completed

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Country: China

Owner: Shimenzi Reservoir Engineering Management Office

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Taxi

Reservoir capacity: 50 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/98

Start of RCC: 06/98

End of RCC: 06/01

End of Project: 10/01

Specifications

Height: 109 metres

Length: 176 metres

Volume of RCC: 188 m3x103

Total volume: 211 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.142RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
0.18RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
crestReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
93
62
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
110Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
110 
Shimenzi completed
Shimenzi completed

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Country: China

Owner: Xifeng County Water Conservancy Bureau

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Yangshui

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/01

Start of RCC: -/01

End of RCC: -/03

End of Project: -/04

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 176 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)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Bembo

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/08

Start of RCC: 09/08

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 54 metres

Length: 176 metres

Volume of RCC: 186 m3x103

Total volume: 209 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
95
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Beyyurdu under construction
Beyyurdu under construction

 

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