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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)
HattabaraJapanMinistry of ConstructionF WAshida6008/88- /89- /9203/9885325228500V
0.20
(1)
(1)
0.75(1)0.75(1)150 -
200
7508436(F)
DahekouChinaApengjiang115- /93- /94- /96- /9785              
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)
CastanhãoBrazilDNOCS/Minas GeraisF I R WCongonhas80010/99- /0012/01- /02856688901030      300300850(-) -
NanshaChinaRed River Hydropower Development Co. Ltd.HHonghe21202/06- /07- /0707/0885              
PicachosMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)I WPresidio32202/0709/07- /08- /098525685 V
0.15
(12)
(12)
0.85(12)0.85(12)30030005045(S)
LechangxiaChinaDepartment of Water Resources, Guandong ProvinceH I NBeijiang374- /08- /09- /10- /1185256             
MauáBrazilConsorcio Energético Cruzeiro do Sul (Copel and Electrosul Centrais Eléctricas SA)HTibagi84- /0901/1005/11- /1285745633753V(2)0.80(10)  30024006015(N)
El RealitoMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)Santa Maria57- /0807/0906/11- /1185270420 V(1)0.85 0.85 30030033 to  6627 to  54(S)
De HoopSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWSteelpoort34707/0707/0910/1303/148510157691012V(3') (3')* (3')*300120062145(F)
BastoraIraqIraqi Ministry of Water ResourcesI WBastora206- /13- /15- /17- /188557711601223V 0.80 0.80      

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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: Ministry of Construction

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Ashida

Reservoir capacity: 60 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/88

Start of RCC: 08/88

End of RCC: -/92

End of Project: 03/98

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 325 metres

Volume of RCC: 228 m3x103

Total volume: 500 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)
150  -750
200 

Cementitious material

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

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Apengjiang

Reservoir capacity: 115 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/93

Start of RCC: -/93

End of RCC: -/96

End of Project: -/97

Specifications

Height: 85 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: 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: Brazil

Owner: DNOCS/Minas Gerais

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Recreation / Water Supply

River: Congonhas

Reservoir capacity: 800 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/99

Start of RCC: 10/99

End of RCC: 12/01

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 668 metres

Volume of RCC: 890 m3x103

Total volume: 1030 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Castanhão completed
Castanhão completed

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Country: China

Owner: Red River Hydropower Development Co. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Honghe

Reservoir capacity: 212 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/06

Start of RCC: 02/06

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: 07/08

Specifications

Height: 85 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
  
  
Nansha completed
Nansha completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Presidio

Reservoir capacity: 322 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/07

Start of RCC: 02/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 256 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
0.15Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
50
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
45Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Picachos completed
Picachos completed

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Country: China

Owner: Department of Water Resources, Guandong Province

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Navigation

River: Beijiang

Reservoir capacity: 374 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 256 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
  
  
Lechangxia completed
Lechangxia completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Consorcio Energético Cruzeiro do Sul (Copel and Electrosul Centrais Eléctricas SA)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tibagi

Reservoir capacity: 84 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: 05/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 745 metres

Volume of RCC: 633 m3x103

Total volume: 753 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3002400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Mauá completed
Mauá completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Santa Maria

Reservoir capacity: 57 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: 06/11

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 420 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
33  to
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
27  toGround-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
El Realito completed
El Realito completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Steelpoort

Reservoir capacity: 347 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/07

Start of RCC: 07/07

End of RCC: 10/13

End of Project: 03/14

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 1015 metres

Volume of RCC: 769 m3x103

Total volume: 1012 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
62
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
145Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
De Hoop completed
De Hoop completed

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Country: Iraq

Owner: Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Bastora

Reservoir capacity: 206 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/13

Start of RCC: -/13

End of RCC: -/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 577 metres

Volume of RCC: 1160 m3x103

Total volume: 1223 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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