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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)
De Mist KraalSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationI WLittle Fish409/8405/8608/8610/87303003565V(1)0.60(1)*0.60(1)*2502505858(F)
Loyalty Road flood retarding basinAustraliaUpper Parramatta River Catchment TrustFDarling Mills Creek 06/9512/9504/9608/96301112022V(7)0.80(7)0.80(7)300300800(S)
HelongChinaElectricity Corporation, YanjiH R WHailanhe3011/9808/9901/0212/02302444389V(1)0.75(10)ogee(10)*3002000113113(F)
Taiho auxiliary dam
[H-F]
JapanNorth Dam Integrated Control OfficeETaiho - /02- /03- /04- /053011034 1.20(12)1.20(12)  250500
1000
  (S)
AmataMexicoCFE (Comisión Federal de Electricidad)ISan Lorenzo1411/0311/0404/0506/05302184260V
1.00
(8)1.00(3)*1.00(12)3003001200(-) -
El SauzMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)W  - /04- /05- /06- /0730              
Linha EmiliaBrazilLinha Emília Energética S/AHCarreiro12- /06- /07- /07- /08302053554           
Sidi Yahya - formerly Ain KwachiaMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesI WKhellata1101/0705/0707/0811/083021360780.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*3003001050(-) -
Säo PedroBrazilSäo Pedro Energia S/AHJacu Braço Norte2- /06- /07- /09- /10301402235           
Säo JoséBrazilCompanhia Energetica de Sao PauloHCarreiro - /07- /08- /09- /1030              
SimplicioBrazilFurnas Centrais Elétricas S/A.H  - /08- /09- /10- /1130260             
AntaBrazilFurnasHParaiba do Sul114- /09- /10- /1112/11302704455           
BouhdidAlgeriaDirection de l’Hydralique de la Wilaya de AnnabaW  - /14- /15- /16- /1730260  0.10 0.90        
Cudi-CircipTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksICircip2- /16- /17- /18- /19302134859V(1)0.80(1)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: 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: Australia

Owner: Upper Parramatta River Catchment Trust

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Darling Mills Creek

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/95

Start of RCC: 06/95

End of RCC: 04/96

End of Project: 08/96

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 111 metres

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 22 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete panels

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Loyalty Road flood retarding basin completed
Loyalty Road flood retarding basin completed

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Country: China

Owner: Electricity Corporation, Yanji

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Recreation / Water Supply

River: Hailanhe

Reservoir capacity: 30 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/98

Start of RCC: 11/98

End of RCC: 01/02

End of Project: 12/02

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 244 metres

Volume of RCC: 43 m3x103

Total volume: 89 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeRCC against precast concrete blocks  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3002000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
113
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
113Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Japan

Owner: North Dam Integrated Control Office

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Environmental

River: Taiho

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 110 metres

Volume of RCC: 34 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
1.20Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
1.20Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250500
 1000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
 Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Taiho auxiliary dam on Google Earth
Taiho auxiliary dam on Google Earth

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CFE (Comisión Federal de Electricidad)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: San Lorenzo

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/03

Start of RCC: 11/03

End of RCC: 04/05

End of Project: 06/05

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 218 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

Total volume: 60 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
1.00 
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Amata completed
Amata completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 30 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
  
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: Linha Emília Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Carreiro

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 205 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 54 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
  
  
Linha Emilia on Google Earth
Linha Emilia on Google Earth

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Khellata

Reservoir capacity: 11 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/07

Start of RCC: 01/07

End of RCC: 07/08

End of Project: 11/08

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 213 metres

Volume of RCC: 60 m3x103

Total volume: 78 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)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
105
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Sidi Yahya - formerly Ain Kwachia on Google Earth
Sidi Yahya - formerly Ain Kwachia on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Säo Pedro Energia S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jacu Braço Norte

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 140 metres

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

Total volume: 35 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
  
  
Säo Pedro completed
Säo Pedro completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Companhia Energetica de Sao Paulo

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Carreiro

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 30 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
  
  
Säo José on Google Earth
Säo José on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Furnas Centrais Elétricas S/A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 260 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: Brazil

Owner: Furnas

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Paraiba do Sul

Reservoir capacity: 114 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: 12/11

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 44 m3x103

Total volume: 55 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
  
  
Anta completed
Anta completed

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Country: Algeria

Owner: Direction de l’Hydralique de la Wilaya de Annaba

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/14

Start of RCC: -/14

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 260 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.90 
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Circip

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/16

Start of RCC: -/16

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 213 metres

Volume of RCC: 48 m3x103

Total volume: 59 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional 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)
3001200

Cementitious material

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