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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)
Knellpoort
[A-G]
South AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWRietspruit 13704/8805/8811/8809/89502004559V(1)0.60(1)*0.60(1)*25025061142(F)
Wolwedans
[A-G]
South AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWGreat Brak2411/8710/8809/8911/9070268180210V(1)0.50(1)*0.50(1)*25025058136(F)
Xibingxi
[A-G]
ChinaDepartment of Electric Power, Lonyan City, Fujian ProvinceH WLongshanxi908/9312/9407/9510/9564932533V
0.08
(4)
(4)
0.65(3)ogee
0.65
(13)300 -
350
300 -
350
80
79
120
105
(F)
Hongpo
[A-G]
ChinaXishan Xingyu Water Resources CorporationWQinggoushui310/9707/9811/9912/99552447177V(3')0.50(1)0.50(1)30030005499(F)
Longshou Nº1
[A-G]
ChinaDepartment of Electricity, Gansu ProvinceHHeihe1304/9903/0006/0109/0180258187210V
0.20
(1)
(1)
0.75(1)0.75(1)300300096
58
109
113
(F)
Gomal Zam
[A-G]
PakistanWater and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)F H IGomal142407/0212/0803/1109/11133231390474V 0.60 0.60 3003000 to
4000
9191(F)
Changuinola 1
[A-G]
PanamaAES ChanguinolaHChanguinola34704/0712/0904/1110/11105595884910V(3')0.50
0.70
(3')*
(3')*
0.50(12)30030070
65
145
150
(F)
Portugues
[A-G]
USAUS Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville and Department of Natural Resources of Puerto RicoFPortugues2004/0801/1105/1212/1367375270310V(3')0.35(3')*0.35(1)30030011451(F)
Kotanli II
[A-G]
TurkeyEBD En. Ür. ve Tic. A.S.HKura2010/1305/1404/1507/15752502402470.15(3)0.70(3')*0.70 30030085130(N)
Tabellout
[A-G]
AlgeriaANBT (Agence Nationale des Barrages et Transfert)I WDjendjen29403/1003/1308/1512/15121366975  (12) (12) (12)*3003008545 
Köroglu Kotanli 1
[A-G]
TurkeyEBD En. Ür. ve Tic. A.S.HKura11203/1506/1510/1604/1795404640680V(3')0.60(3')*0.60 30030085130(N)
Janneh
[A-G]
LebanonEBMLI WNahr Ibrahim (Abraham)38- /15- /17- /18- /191203501450       300300   

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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: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Rietspruit

Reservoir capacity: 137 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/88

Start of RCC: 04/88

End of RCC: 11/88

End of Project: 09/89

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 59 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)
61
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
142Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Knellpoort completed
Knellpoort completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Great Brak

Reservoir capacity: 24 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/87

Start of RCC: 11/87

End of RCC: 09/89

End of Project: 11/90

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 268 metres

Volume of RCC: 180 m3x103

Total volume: 210 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
136Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Wolwedans completed
Wolwedans completed

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Country: China

Owner: Department of Electric Power, Lonyan City, Fujian Province

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Longshanxi

Reservoir capacity: 9 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/93

Start of RCC: 08/93

End of RCC: 07/95

End of Project: 10/95

Specifications

Height: 64 metres

Length: 93 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 33 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork with external geomembrane
0.08RCC against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.65RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
0.65 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300  -300  -
350350

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
79
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
105 
Xibingxi completed
Xibingxi completed

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Country: China

Owner: Xishan Xingyu Water Resources Corporation

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Qinggoushui

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/97

Start of RCC: 10/97

End of RCC: 11/99

End of Project: 12/99

Specifications

Height: 55 metres

Length: 244 metres

Volume of RCC: 71 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
54
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
99Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Hongpo under construction
Hongpo under construction

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Country: China

Owner: Department of Electricity, Gansu Province

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Heihe

Reservoir capacity: 13 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/99

Start of RCC: 04/99

End of RCC: 06/01

End of Project: 09/01

Specifications

Height: 80 metres

Length: 258 metres

Volume of RCC: 187 m3x103

Total volume: 210 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
96
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
109Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
113 
Longshou Nº1 completed
Longshou Nº1 completed

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Country: Pakistan

Owner: Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Gomal

Reservoir capacity: 1424 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/02

Start of RCC: 07/02

End of RCC: 03/11

End of Project: 09/11

Specifications

Height: 133 metres

Length: 231 metres

Volume of RCC: 390 m3x103

Total volume: 474 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000  to
 4000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
91
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
91Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Gomal Zam completed
Gomal Zam completed

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Country: Panama

Owner: AES Changuinola

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Changuinola

Reservoir capacity: 347 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/07

Start of RCC: 04/07

End of RCC: 04/11

End of Project: 10/11

Specifications

Height: 105 metres

Length: 595 metres

Volume of RCC: 884 m3x103

Total volume: 910 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
0.70RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
145Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
150 
Changuinola 1 completed
Changuinola 1 completed

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Country: USA

Owner: US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville and Department of Natural Resources of Puerto Rico

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Portugues

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/08

Start of RCC: 04/08

End of RCC: 05/12

End of Project: 12/13

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 375 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 310 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.35RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.35Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
114
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
51Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Portugues completed
Portugues completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: EBD En. Ür. ve Tic. A.S.

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Kura

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/13

Start of RCC: 10/13

End of RCC: 04/15

End of Project: 07/15

Specifications

Height: 75 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 240 m3x103

Total volume: 247 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.15RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
130Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Kotanli II completed
Kotanli II completed

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Country: Algeria

Owner: ANBT (Agence Nationale des Barrages et Transfert)

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Djendjen

Reservoir capacity: 294 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/10

Start of RCC: 03/10

End of RCC: 08/15

End of Project: 12/15

Specifications

Height: 121 metres

Length: 366 metres

Volume of RCC: 975 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Spillway
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
45 
  
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Country: Turkey

Owner: EBD En. Ür. ve Tic. A.S.

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Kura

Reservoir capacity: 112 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/15

Start of RCC: 03/15

End of RCC: 10/16

End of Project: 04/17

Specifications

Height: 95 metres

Length: 404 metres

Volume of RCC: 640 m3x103

Total volume: 680 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
130Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Köroglu Kotanli 1 under construction
Köroglu Kotanli 1 under construction

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Country: Lebanon

Owner: EBML

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Nahr Ibrahim (Abraham)

Reservoir capacity: 38 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/15

Start of RCC: -/15

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 120 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 1450 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

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