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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)
Rouidat Amont (Rwedat)
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MoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesI WRwedat305/8709/8710/8812/882412525270.40(7)*0.40(7)*0.40(1)*40040010015(N)
Tirgu JiuRomaniaRomanian Electricity Authority (RENAL) - Tirgu Jiu BranchHJiu208/8606/8805/8912/9324611326 (12) (12)ogee(12)3009001250(-) -
Burguillos del CerroSpainJunta de ExtremaduraWRibera de los Montes312/9005/9109/9112/91241672533V(14)0.13
0.60
(14)*0.60(13)*30030080135(F)
ShowkahUAEMinistry of Agriculture and FisheriesG I 1- /0008/0110/01- /012410518200.10(11)0.80(1)*0.80(12)300300900(-) -
Pedras AltasBrazilCERB (Companhia de Engenharia Rural da Bahia)F I R WItapicuru - /00- /00- /01- /01241090172192      3003003441(-) -
ChibikaMoroccoIChbika2- /04- /06- /08- /0924              

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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: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Rwedat

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/87

Start of RCC: 05/87

End of RCC: 10/88

End of Project: 12/88

Specifications

Height: 24 metres

Length: 125 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 27 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.40RCC against precast concrete panels  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.40RCC against precast concrete panels  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.40Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Rouidat Amont (Rwedat) completed
Rouidat Amont (Rwedat) completed

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Country: Romania

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

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jiu

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/86

Start of RCC: 08/86

End of RCC: 05/89

End of Project: 12/93

Specifications

Height: 24 metres

Length: 61 metres

Volume of RCC: 13 m3x103

Total volume: 26 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  -
  
Tirgu Jiu on Google Earth
Tirgu Jiu on Google Earth

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Country: Spain

Owner: Junta de Extremadura

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Ribera de los Montes

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/90

Start of RCC: 12/90

End of RCC: 09/91

End of Project: 12/91

Specifications

Height: 24 metres

Length: 167 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 33 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalSlip-formed/extruded facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.13Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
0.60 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
135Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Burguillos del Cerro completed
Burguillos del Cerro completed

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Country: UAE

Owner: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge / Irrigation

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: 10/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 24 metres

Length: 105 metres

Volume of RCC: 18 m3x103

Total volume: 20 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Reinforced conventional concrete cast before RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Showkah completed
Showkah completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERB (Companhia de Engenharia Rural da Bahia)

Type: Gravity

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

River: Itapicuru

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 24 metres

Length: 1090 metres

Volume of RCC: 172 m3x103

Total volume: 192 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
34
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
41No pozzolan used  -
  
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Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Chbika

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 24 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
  
  
Chibika on Google Earth
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