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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)
Maojiang
[A]
ChinaLanshan County Hydropower BureauH IXiangjiang7- /92- /93- /94- /9545150 45          (F)
AtanceSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del TajoISalado3507/9604/9707/9710/97451846575V(3)0.80(3)*0.80(3)*30030057133(F)
Xiao Yangxi (and saddle dam)ChinaGuizhou Province Electric Power Co.WXiaoyangxi1505/0101/0210/0212/02451184749V(3')0.75(3')*0.75(12)3503500138
60
113
90
(F)
Rio Grande
[H-F]
PeruYanacocha MineERio Grande1- /03- /04- /04- /05459872770.70(1)0.70(1)0.70(1)*3003001200(-) -
Alto IraniBrazilSPE Alto Irani Energia S.A.HIrani5- /07- /07- /08- /08452431420           
SefaköyTurkeyPüre Energy Üretim Tic. A.S.HAras15- /08- /10- /1110/1145148   (3) (3)       
Filiatrinos
[H-F]
GreeceMinistry of Rural Development and FoodFiliatrinos8- /10- /11- /14- /16452463704300.80(2)0.80 0.80 35035051
51
23
7
(F)
Teesta low dam (Stage IV)IndiaNHPC Ltd.HTeesta3705/0601/1305/1508/16451961671700.40(3')*0.80(3')*separate 30030085135(F)
DivreshIranGilan Province Water AuthorityI WKharshak3- /13- /15- /17- /1845195 137           
KarareisTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksH I WCamibogazi10- /14- /16- /18- /19452981421730.05(3)0.80(3)0.80(12)300    

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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: Lanshan County Hydropower Bureau

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Xiangjiang

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/92

Start of RCC: -/92

End of RCC: -/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 150 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 45 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Tajo

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Salado

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/96

Start of RCC: 07/96

End of RCC: 07/97

End of Project: 10/97

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 184 metres

Volume of RCC: 65 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
57
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
133Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Atance completed
Atance completed

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Country: China

Owner: Guizhou Province Electric Power Co.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Xiaoyangxi

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/01

Start of RCC: 05/01

End of RCC: 10/02

End of Project: 12/02

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 118 metres

Volume of RCC: 47 m3x103

Total volume: 49 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3503500

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
138
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
113Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
90 
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Country: Peru

Owner: Yanacocha Mine

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Environmental

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 98 metres

Volume of RCC: 72 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SPE Alto Irani Energia S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Irani

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 243 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 20 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Alto Irani completed
Alto Irani completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Püre Energy Üretim Tic. A.S.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Aras

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: 10/11

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 148 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Sefaköy completed
Sefaköy completed

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Country: Greece

Owner: Ministry of Rural Development and Food

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Filiatrinos

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 246 metres

Volume of RCC: 370 m3x103

Total volume: 430 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
350350

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
51
51
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
23Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
7 
Filiatrinos completed
Filiatrinos completed

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Country: India

Owner: NHPC Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Teesta

Reservoir capacity: 37 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/06

Start of RCC: 05/06

End of RCC: 05/15

End of Project: 08/16

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 196 metres

Volume of RCC: 167 m3x103

Total volume: 170 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.40RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
135Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Teesta low dam (Stage IV) completed
Teesta low dam (Stage IV) completed

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Country: Iran

Owner: Gilan Province Water Authority

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Kharshak

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/13

Start of RCC: -/13

End of RCC: -/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 195 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 137 m3x103

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 / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Camibogazi

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/14

Start of RCC: -/14

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 298 metres

Volume of RCC: 142 m3x103

Total volume: 173 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.05RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300 

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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