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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)
De Mist KraalSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationI WLittle Fish409/8405/8608/8610/87303003565V(1)0.60(1)*0.60(1)*2502505858(F)
DodairagawaJapanGunma PrefectureF WKabura503/8606/8801/9003/9270300167350V
0.40
(1)
(1)
0.75(1)0.75(1)1805009624(F)
SatsunaigawaJapanHokkaido Development BureauF H I WSatsunai5402/8704/9110/9503/991143005367700.40(1)0.80(1)0.80(1)2507507842(S)
Rio do PeixeBrazilCPEE (Companhia Paulista de Energia Elétrica)HDo Peixe202/9612/9612/97- /98323002034V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*300300120
90
0
0
(-) -
PirapamaBrazilCAGEPE (Companhia Pernambucana de Saneamento)WPirapama61- /00- /00- /01- /012530087137 (1)    3003007218(-) -
EstreitoBrazilCesteF I R WTocantins - /97- /00- /0111/02263001214      3003006416(N)
WalaJordanJordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and IrrigationGWala901/9910/0004/0204/03523002402600.30(1)0.70(1)*0.70(1)*300300120
100
0
0
(-) -
TukaiheChinaDatang International Power Generation Co. Ltd.H Lixian7804/0412/05- /06- /0759300255570V(3') (3') (3')300300065
93
110
113
(S)
ÇineTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksF H I WÇine35012/9511/0404/1010/11137300156016500.10
0.20
(7')0.85(7')0.85(7')30030085
75
105
95
(F)
Grand PoubaraGabonMinistries of Mining, Energy, Oil and Water ResourcesHOgooué 11/08- /10- /1208/1337300             
Spring GroveSouth AfricaTCTA (Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority)WMooi14003/1106/1205/1305/143930096114 (3') (3')  30030050110(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: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Little Fish

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/84

Start of RCC: 09/84

End of RCC: 08/86

End of Project: 10/87

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 65 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)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
58Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
De Mist Kraal completed
De Mist Kraal 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: Japan

Owner: Hokkaido Development Bureau

Type: Gravity

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

River: Satsunai

Reservoir capacity: 54 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/87

Start of RCC: 02/87

End of RCC: 10/95

End of Project: 03/99

Specifications

Height: 114 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 536 m3x103

Total volume: 770 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.40Traditional 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)
78
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
42Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Satsunaigawa completed
Satsunaigawa completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CPEE (Companhia Paulista de Energia Elétrica)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Do Peixe

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/96

Start of RCC: 02/96

End of RCC: 12/97

End of Project: -/98

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 34 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
Rio do Peixe completed
Rio do Peixe completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CAGEPE (Companhia Pernambucana de Saneamento)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Pirapama

Reservoir capacity: 61 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 87 m3x103

Total volume: 137 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18No pozzolan used  -
  
Pirapama completed
Pirapama completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Ceste

Type: Gravity

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

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/97

Start of RCC: -/97

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: 11/02

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 12 m3x103

Total volume: 14 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Estreito under construction
Estreito under construction

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Country: Jordan

Owner: Jordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge

River: Wala

Reservoir capacity: 9 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/99

Start of RCC: 01/99

End of RCC: 04/02

End of Project: 04/03

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 240 m3x103

Total volume: 260 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.30Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
Wala completed
Wala completed

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Country: China

Owner: Datang International Power Generation Co. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Lixian

Reservoir capacity: 78 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/04

Start of RCC: 04/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 59 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 255 m3x103

Total volume: 570 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
93
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
110Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
113 
Tukaihe completed
Tukaihe completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

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

River: Çine

Reservoir capacity: 350 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/95

Start of RCC: 12/95

End of RCC: 04/10

End of Project: 10/11

Specifications

Height: 137 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 1560 m3x103

Total volume: 1650 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10RCC against precast concrete panels (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.20 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85RCC against precast concrete panels (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85RCC against precast concrete panels (GEVR/GE-RCC)

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
105Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
95 
Çine completed
Çine completed

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Country: Gabon

Owner: Ministries of Mining, Energy, Oil and Water Resources

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ogooué

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/08

Start of RCC: 11/08

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: 08/13

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 300 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
  
  
Grand Poubara under construction
Grand Poubara under construction

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Country: South Africa

Owner: TCTA (Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Mooi

Reservoir capacity: 140 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/11

Start of RCC: 03/11

End of RCC: 05/13

End of Project: 05/14

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 96 m3x103

Total volume: 114 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
50
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
110Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Spring Grove completed
Spring Grove completed

 

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