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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)
TsugawaJapanOkayama PrefectureF H WKamo610/8910/9107/9303/9476228222342V
0.60
(1)
(1)
0.76(1)0.76(1)2507509624(F)
HinataJapanIwate PrefectureFKasshi612/9011/9205/9403/9857290113232V(1)0.75(1)0.75(1)180 -
250
7508436(F)
BertarelloBrazilCORSAN (Companhia Riograndense de Saneamento)WArroio Burati6- /9808/9807/99- /002921980115V(13) (12)* (12)*3003007218(N)
Junxi II
[A]
ChinaCounty Bureau of HydropowerHJunxi6- /00- /01- /02- /0369192             
Ghatghar (Upper dam)IndiaGoMWRD (Government of Maharashtra Water Resources Department)HPravara612/0105/0301/0406/04155033540V(3')0.78(3')*0.78(3')*30030088132(F)
Taum Sauk
[H-F]
USAAmerenUEHWater source - East Fork of Black River602/0710/0711/0906/10492060244825000.60(1)0.60(1)no
spillway
 3003005959(F)
Säo Gonçalo - formerly Santa BárbaraBrazilSPE São Gonçalo Energia S.A.HSanta Bárbara6- /08- /09- /10- /1128 1428        6817(N)
PalanquinhoBrazilSerrana Energética S/AHdas Antas6- /08- /09- /10- /113213789103        7218(N)
DevecikonagiTurkeyMCK Elektrik Uretim A.S.H IEmet605/1003/1109/1201/1329313541500.10(2)0.75(3)0.80(12)3003008040(F)
BoqaataLebanonMinistry of Energy and WaterW 607/1204/1512/16- /1772222200255V
0.80
(12)0.80(3')*0.80(3')*300300900(-) -
Ambarau
[H-F]
DR CongoRandGoldHKibali611/1405/15- /16- /172125533400.75(4')*0.75(1)0.75(1)3003001000(-) -
BallikayaTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksHMudurnu609/0806/15- /17- /1898188991130.10(3)0.80(3)0.80(12)3001200   

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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: Japan

Owner: Okayama Prefecture

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Kamo

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/89

Start of RCC: 10/89

End of RCC: 07/93

End of Project: 03/94

Specifications

Height: 76 metres

Length: 228 metres

Volume of RCC: 222 m3x103

Total volume: 342 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.76Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.76Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
96
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
24Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Tsugawa completed
Tsugawa completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Iwate Prefecture

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Kasshi

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/90

Start of RCC: 12/90

End of RCC: 05/94

End of Project: 03/98

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 290 metres

Volume of RCC: 113 m3x103

Total volume: 232 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
180  -750
250 

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
36Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Hinata completed
Hinata completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CORSAN (Companhia Riograndense de Saneamento)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Arroio Burati

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/98

Start of RCC: -/98

End of RCC: 07/99

End of Project: -/00

Specifications

Height: 29 metres

Length: 219 metres

Volume of RCC: 80 m3x103

Total volume: 115 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Country: China

Owner: County Bureau of Hydropower

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Junxi

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/02

End of Project: -/03

Specifications

Height: 69 metres

Length: 192 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: India

Owner: GoMWRD (Government of Maharashtra Water Resources Department)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Pravara

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/01

Start of RCC: 12/01

End of RCC: 01/04

End of Project: 06/04

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 503 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 40 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.78RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.78RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
88
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
132Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Ghatghar (Upper dam) completed
Ghatghar (Upper dam) completed

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Country: USA

Owner: AmerenUE

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Water source - East Fork of Black River

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/07

Start of RCC: 02/07

End of RCC: 11/09

End of Project: 06/10

Specifications

Height: 49 metres

Length: 2060 metres

Volume of RCC: 2448 m3x103

Total volume: 2500 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
no 
spillway 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
59
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
59Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Taum Sauk completed
Taum Sauk completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SPE São Gonçalo Energia S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Santa Bárbara

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 28 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)
  
Säo Gonçalo - formerly Santa Bárbara completed
Säo Gonçalo - formerly Santa Bárbara completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Serrana Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 137 metres

Volume of RCC: 89 m3x103

Total volume: 103 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Palanquinho completed
Palanquinho completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: MCK Elektrik Uretim A.S.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Emet

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/10

Start of RCC: 05/10

End of RCC: 09/12

End of Project: 01/13

Specifications

Height: 29 metres

Length: 313 metres

Volume of RCC: 54 m3x103

Total volume: 150 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
40Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Devecikonagi completed
Devecikonagi completed

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Country: Lebanon

Owner: Ministry of Energy and Water

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/12

Start of RCC: 07/12

End of RCC: 12/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 72 metres

Length: 222 metres

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: 255 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
0.80 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Boqaata completed
Boqaata completed

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Country: DR Congo

Owner: RandGold

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Kibali

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/14

Start of RCC: 11/14

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: 255 metres

Volume of RCC: 33 m3x103

Total volume: 40 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Ambarau completed
Ambarau completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Mudurnu

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/08

Start of RCC: 09/08

End of RCC: -/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 98 metres

Length: 188 metres

Volume of RCC: 99 m3x103

Total volume: 113 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Ballikaya under construction
Ballikaya under construction

 

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