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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)
NangankouChinaDongqiao CountyIZaoshui4- /69- /70- /71- /723285             
Liangsanping
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ChinaSixian Water Resources BureauHLeishui4- /79- /80- /81- /82353333           
De Mist KraalSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationI WLittle Fish409/8405/8608/8610/87303003565V(1)0.60(1)*0.60(1)*2502505858(F)
Les OlivettesFranceDepartement de l’HeraultFLa Peyne408/8612/8610/8703/88362558085V(1)0.75(16)0.75(1)*300300 130(R)
C.E. SiegristUSACity of Lebanon AuthorityWMill409/9104/9207/92- /93402136970V(6)0.80(17)0.80(1)3003005934(F)
CadiangullongAustraliaCadia Holdings Pty. Lty.WCadiangullong Creek411/9605/9712/9703/9843356114123V(3')0.75(1)*
(3')*
0.75(1)*3003009090(F)
PinalitoDominican RepublicCorporacion de Empresas de Energia Electrica (CDEEE), Unidad Ejecutora Proyecto Pinalito (UEPP)HTireo409/0411/0503/07- /085221073100V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(12)300300988(N)
Akköy ITurkeyAkköy Energy A.S.HHarsit407/0510/0604/0709/0853146461010.10(1)0.80(1)0.80(12)300300100100(N)
Ernesto Jorge DreherBrazilBME EnergiaHIvaí4- /07- /08- /0804/09232202935        6817(N)
AutódromoBrazilAutódromo Energética S/ACarreiro4- /10- /10- /11- /11232002147        6717(N)
Dry Comal CreekUSAComal County, TexasFDry Comal Creek410/1103/1208/1212/12264576267V()0.80()*0.80()30030060100(C)
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: China

Owner: Dongqiao County

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Zaoshui

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/69

Start of RCC: -/69

End of RCC: -/71

End of Project: -/72

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 85 metres

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
  
  
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Country: China

Owner: Sixian Water Resources Bureau

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Leishui

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/79

Start of RCC: -/79

End of RCC: -/81

End of Project: -/82

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 33 metres

Volume of RCC: 3 m3x103

Total volume: 3 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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Liangsanping on Google Earth

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Little Fish

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/84

Start of RCC: 09/84

End of RCC: 08/86

End of Project: 10/87

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 65 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)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
58Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
De Mist Kraal completed
De Mist Kraal completed

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Country: France

Owner: Departement de l’Herault

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: La Peyne

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/86

Start of RCC: 08/86

End of RCC: 10/87

End of Project: 03/88

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 255 metres

Volume of RCC: 80 m3x103

Total volume: 85 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Mechanically compacted unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
130ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
Les Olivettes completed
Les Olivettes completed

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Country: USA

Owner: City of Lebanon Authority

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Mill

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/91

Start of RCC: 09/91

End of RCC: 07/92

End of Project: -/93

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: 213 metres

Volume of RCC: 69 m3x103

Total volume: 70 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
59
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
34Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
C.E. Siegrist completed
C.E. Siegrist completed

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Country: Australia

Owner: Cadia Holdings Pty. Lty.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Cadiangullong Creek

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/96

Start of RCC: 11/96

End of RCC: 12/97

End of Project: 03/98

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: 356 metres

Volume of RCC: 114 m3x103

Total volume: 123 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
 RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
90Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Cadiangullong completed
Cadiangullong completed

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Country: Dominican Republic

Owner: Corporacion de Empresas de Energia Electrica (CDEEE), Unidad Ejecutora Proyecto Pinalito (UEPP)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tireo

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/04

Start of RCC: 09/04

End of RCC: 03/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 210 metres

Volume of RCC: 73 m3x103

Total volume: 100 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
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)
98
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
8Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Pinalito completed
Pinalito completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Akköy Energy A.S.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Harsit

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/05

Start of RCC: 07/05

End of RCC: 04/07

End of Project: 09/08

Specifications

Height: 53 metres

Length: 146 metres

Volume of RCC: 46 m3x103

Total volume: 101 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: BME Energia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ivaí

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: 04/09

Specifications

Height: 23 metres

Length: 220 metres

Volume of RCC: 29 m3x103

Total volume: 35 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
68
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
17Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Ernesto Jorge Dreher on Google Earth
Ernesto Jorge Dreher on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Autódromo Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Carreiro

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 23 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 21 m3x103

Total volume: 47 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
67
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
17Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Autódromo completed
Autódromo completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Comal County, Texas

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Dry Comal Creek

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/11

Start of RCC: 10/11

End of RCC: 08/12

End of Project: 12/12

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 457 metres

Volume of RCC: 62 m3x103

Total volume: 67 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100High-lime flyash (ASTM Class C)
  
Dry Comal Creek completed
Dry Comal Creek 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
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