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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)
UrdalurSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del EbroWAlzania503/9008/9107/9210/9258396150240V(1)0.75(3)*0.75(3)*30030072108(F)
JoumouaMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesWJoumoua707/8906/9011/9212/92572501502000.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*350350105
180
45
0
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Nandoni - formerly MutotiSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationI WLuvuvhu16404/9812/9908/0304/0447392150316V(1)0.75(1)0.75(1)*25025054129(F)
PingbanChinaGuangxi-Guiguan Electric Power Co. Ltd.HNanpanjiang27812/01- /02- /0407/0562396150700V(3')0.70(3')ogee(12)300300  (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: Spain

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Ebro

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Alzania

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/90

Start of RCC: 03/90

End of RCC: 07/92

End of Project: 10/92

Specifications

Height: 58 metres

Length: 396 metres

Volume of RCC: 150 m3x103

Total volume: 240 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete 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)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
108Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Urdalur completed
Urdalur completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Joumoua

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/89

Start of RCC: 07/89

End of RCC: 11/92

End of Project: 12/92

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 150 m3x103

Total volume: 200 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
350350

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
105
180
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
45No pozzolan used  -
0 
Joumoua completed
Joumoua completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Luvuvhu

Reservoir capacity: 164 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/98

Start of RCC: 04/98

End of RCC: 08/03

End of Project: 04/04

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 392 metres

Volume of RCC: 150 m3x103

Total volume: 316 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
54
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
129Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Nandoni - formerly Mutoti completed
Nandoni - formerly Mutoti completed

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Country: China

Owner: Guangxi-Guiguan Electric Power Co. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Nanpanjiang

Reservoir capacity: 278 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/01

Start of RCC: 12/01

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: 07/05

Specifications

Height: 62 metres

Length: 396 metres

Volume of RCC: 150 m3x103

Total volume: 700 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

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

 

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