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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)
CaraibasBrazilCEMIG (Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais)F ICaraibas1004/9007/9009/9002/912616018220.10(1)0.80(3)*0.80(1)*3003005816(N)
Belén-CagüelaSpainJunta de AndaluciaFBelén103/9106/9110/9110/913116024290.05(3)0.75(3)*0.75(3)*30030073109(F)
SahlaMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesI WSahla6205/9211/9212/9307/94551601301600.20(5)0.90(1)*0.80(1)*30030085
125
15
25
(N)
KhasooyehIranFars Regional Water CompanyITang Charkhi15- /03- /05- /06- /08191602228           
Tianhuaban
[A]
ChinaNiulanjiang Hydropower Development Co. Ltd.HNiulan6612/06- /07- /09- /10113160182360curve(3')curve(3')ogee(3)     
Saizhu
[A]
ChinaNiulanjiang Hydropower Development Company Ltd.HXima304/06- /09- /10- /1172160107115curve(3')curve(3') (3)     
Patuca 3HondurasEmpresa Nacional de Energía Eléctrica(ENEE)HPatuca208- /12- /1602/17- /18571601201600.20(1)0.75(1)0.75(12)30030008181(N)
Ibn HammadJordanJordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and IrrigationG WIbn Hammad4- /1512/1607/17- /18561601601600.30(1)0.70(1)*0.70(1)*30030090
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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: Brazil

Owner: CEMIG (Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation

River: Caraibas

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/90

Start of RCC: 04/90

End of RCC: 09/90

End of Project: 02/91

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 18 m3x103

Total volume: 22 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Country: Spain

Owner: Junta de Andalucia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Belén

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/91

Start of RCC: 03/91

End of RCC: 10/91

End of Project: 10/91

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 24 m3x103

Total volume: 29 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.05RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
73
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
109Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Belén-Cagüela completed
Belén-Cagüela completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Sahla

Reservoir capacity: 62 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/92

Start of RCC: 05/92

End of RCC: 12/93

End of Project: 07/94

Specifications

Height: 55 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 130 m3x103

Total volume: 160 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.90Traditional 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)
85
125
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
25 
Sahla completed
Sahla completed

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Country: Iran

Owner: Fars Regional Water Company

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Tang Charkhi

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 19 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

Total volume: 28 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
  
  
Khasooyeh completed
Khasooyeh completed

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Country: China

Owner: Niulanjiang Hydropower Development Co. Ltd.

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Niulan

Reservoir capacity: 66 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/06

Start of RCC: 12/06

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 113 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 182 m3x103

Total volume: 360 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

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Country: China

Owner: Niulanjiang Hydropower Development Company Ltd.

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Xima

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/06

Start of RCC: 04/06

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 72 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 107 m3x103

Total volume: 115 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Honduras

Owner: Empresa Nacional de Energía Eléctrica(ENEE)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Patuca

Reservoir capacity: 208 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/12

Start of RCC: -/12

End of RCC: 02/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 m3x103

Total volume: 160 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
81
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
81Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Patuca 3 completed
Patuca 3 completed

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Country: Jordan

Owner: Jordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge / Water Supply

River: Ibn Hammad

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/15

Start of RCC: -/15

End of RCC: 07/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 56 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 160 m3x103

Total volume: 160 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)
90
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
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