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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.

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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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Rouidat Amont (Rwedat)
[H-F]
MoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesI WRwedat305/8709/8710/8812/882412525270.40(7)*0.40(7)*0.40(1)*40040010015(N)
Los CanchalesSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del GuadianaF WLácara1505/8807/8811/8801/89322402554V(3)0.50
0.80
(3)*
(3)*
0.50(1)*25025084
70
156
145
(F)
Burguillos del CerroSpainJunta de ExtremaduraWRibera de los Montes312/9005/9109/9112/91241672533V(14)0.13
0.60
(14)*0.60(13)*30030080135(F)
Xibingxi
[A-G]
ChinaDepartment of Electric Power, Lonyan City, Fujian ProvinceH WLongshanxi908/9312/9407/9510/9564932533V
0.08
(4)
(4)
0.65(3)ogee
0.65
(13)300 -
350
300 -
350
80
79
120
105
(F)
Thornton Gap (Tollway)USAMWRDGC (Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago)F-102/1006/1109/1111/1135692525V(3') (3')* (3')*3003004879(F)

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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: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Rwedat

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/87

Start of RCC: 05/87

End of RCC: 10/88

End of Project: 12/88

Specifications

Height: 24 metres

Length: 125 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 27 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.40RCC against precast concrete panels  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.40RCC against precast concrete panels  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.40Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Rouidat Amont (Rwedat) completed
Rouidat Amont (Rwedat) completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadiana

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Lácara

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/88

Start of RCC: 05/88

End of RCC: 11/88

End of Project: 01/89

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 240 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 54 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
156Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
145 
Los Canchales completed
Los Canchales completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: Junta de Extremadura

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Ribera de los Montes

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/90

Start of RCC: 12/90

End of RCC: 09/91

End of Project: 12/91

Specifications

Height: 24 metres

Length: 167 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 33 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalSlip-formed/extruded facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.13Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
0.60 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
135Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Burguillos del Cerro completed
Burguillos del Cerro completed

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Country: China

Owner: Department of Electric Power, Lonyan City, Fujian Province

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Longshanxi

Reservoir capacity: 9 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/93

Start of RCC: 08/93

End of RCC: 07/95

End of Project: 10/95

Specifications

Height: 64 metres

Length: 93 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 33 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork with external geomembrane
0.08RCC against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.65RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
0.65 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300  -300  -
350350

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
79
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
105 
Xibingxi completed
Xibingxi completed

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Country: USA

Owner: MWRDGC (Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/10

Start of RCC: 02/10

End of RCC: 09/11

End of Project: 11/11

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 69 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 25 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)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
48
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
79Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Thornton Gap (Tollway) completed
Thornton Gap (Tollway) completed

 

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