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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)
Fengxiangxia
[A]
ChinaFengdu Hydropower BureauHHuilonghe8- /93- /95- /97- /9890158 7700.10 0.76 0.76      
Contraembalse de Moncion
[H-F]
Dominican RepublicINDRHI (Instiuto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos de la República Dominicana)F H IMao807/9502/9603/9806/98282541301550.70(1)0.67(1)*0.80(1)*300300800(-) -
HuatanChinaYa’an Electricity CompanyHYinghe801/9606/9612/9805/99851732402900.20(1)0.80(1)0.80(1)300 -
400
300 -
400
78
74
95
90
(F)
Pajarito CanyonUSAUS Department of Energy (Los Alamos Lab.)/US Army Corps of EngineersFPajarito806/0007/0008/0009/00361124848V(15)1.00(17)conduit 3003001480(-) -
Baxiang Nº3ChinaDepartment of Electricity, Feng Shun CountyHBaxianghe8- /05- /06- /07- /08442076383           
JararacaBrazilVeneto Energética S/AHdas Antas8- /06- /07- /0704/08252203161        7218(N)
PipocaBrazilHidrelétrica Pipoca S/AHSanto Antonio8- /08- /09- /10- /1126              
Filiatrinos
[H-F]
GreeceMinistry of Rural Development and FoodFiliatrinos8- /10- /11- /14- /16452463704300.80(2)0.80 0.80 35035051
51
23
7
(F)
BeyyurduTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksHBembo809/08- /13- /14- /15541761862090.10(3)0.80(3)0.80(12)3001200950(-) -
Neelum-JhelumPakistanNeelum Jhelum Hydropower CompanyHNeelum8- /08- /1408/1611/1747125 156           

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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: Fengdu Hydropower Bureau

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Huilonghe

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/93

Start of RCC: -/93

End of RCC: -/97

End of Project: -/98

Specifications

Height: 90 metres

Length: 158 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 770 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.76 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.76 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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Country: Dominican Republic

Owner: INDRHI (Instiuto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos de la República Dominicana)

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Mao

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/95

Start of RCC: 07/95

End of RCC: 03/98

End of Project: 06/98

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 254 metres

Volume of RCC: 130 m3x103

Total volume: 155 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.67Traditional 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)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Contraembalse de Moncion completed
Contraembalse de Moncion completed

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Country: China

Owner: Ya’an Electricity Company

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Yinghe

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/96

Start of RCC: 01/96

End of RCC: 12/98

End of Project: 05/99

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 173 metres

Volume of RCC: 240 m3x103

Total volume: 290 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300  -300  -
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
78
74
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
95Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
90 
Huatan completed
Huatan completed

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Country: USA

Owner: US Department of Energy (Los Alamos Lab.)/US Army Corps of Engineers

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Pajarito

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/00

Start of RCC: 06/00

End of RCC: 08/00

End of Project: 09/00

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 112 metres

Volume of RCC: 48 m3x103

Total volume: 48 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC supported by fill shoulders
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
conduit 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
148
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Pajarito Canyon on Google Earth
Pajarito Canyon on Google Earth

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Country: China

Owner: Department of Electricity, Feng Shun County

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Baxianghe

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 44 metres

Length: 207 metres

Volume of RCC: 63 m3x103

Total volume: 83 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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Country: Brazil

Owner: Veneto Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: 04/08

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 220 metres

Volume of RCC: 31 m3x103

Total volume: 61 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)
  
Jararaca on Google Earth
Jararaca on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Hidrelétrica Pipoca S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Santo Antonio

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: -

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
  
  
Pipoca completed
Pipoca completed

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Country: Greece

Owner: Ministry of Rural Development and Food

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Filiatrinos

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 246 metres

Volume of RCC: 370 m3x103

Total volume: 430 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
350350

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
51
51
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
23Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
7 
Filiatrinos completed
Filiatrinos completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Bembo

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/08

Start of RCC: 09/08

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 54 metres

Length: 176 metres

Volume of RCC: 186 m3x103

Total volume: 209 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)
95
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Beyyurdu under construction
Beyyurdu under construction

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Country: Pakistan

Owner: Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Company

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Neelum

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: 08/16

End of Project: 11/17

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 125 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 156 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
  
  
Neelum-Jhelum under construction
Neelum-Jhelum under construction

 

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