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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)
Songyue (1st Stage)ChinaHelong Electricity CorporationF H I R WHailanhe2109/9701/9804/9909/99312714477V(1)0.73(10)conduit 300200080100(F)
El ZapotilloMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)WVerde910- /0911/11- /16- /1713227111001200V(3')0.83(3)*0.83(3)*30030060 to  8050 to  70(S)

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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: Helong Electricity Corporation

Type: Gravity

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

River: Hailanhe

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/97

Start of RCC: 09/97

End of RCC: 04/99

End of Project: 09/99

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 271 metres

Volume of RCC: 44 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.73RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
conduit 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3002000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Verde

Reservoir capacity: 910 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 132 metres

Length: 271 metres

Volume of RCC: 1100 m3x103

Total volume: 1200 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.83RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.83RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60  to
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50  toGround-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
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