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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)
Liangsanping
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ChinaSixian Water Resources BureauHLeishui4- /79- /80- /81- /82353333           
Paxton South AfricaPrivate farmerITsorwo1- /9001/9112/92- /92177033V(3)V
0.50
(3)0.50(3)15015070100(F)
Barnard Creek Canyon Debris DamUSACity of CentervilleFBarnard Creek 08/9911/9911/9901/00184633V()0.75()*0.75()*30030010884(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: China

Owner: Sixian Water Resources Bureau

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Leishui

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/79

Start of RCC: -/79

End of RCC: -/81

End of Project: -/82

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 33 metres

Volume of RCC: 3 m3x103

Total volume: 3 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
  
  
Liangsanping on Google Earth
Liangsanping on Google Earth

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Private farmer

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Tsorwo

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/90

Start of RCC: -/90

End of RCC: 12/92

End of Project: -/92

Specifications

Height: 17 metres

Length: 70 metres

Volume of RCC: 3 m3x103

Total volume: 3 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
0.50 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50RCC against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
150150

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: USA

Owner: City of Centerville

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Barnard Creek

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/99

Start of RCC: 08/99

End of RCC: 11/99

End of Project: 01/00

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: 46 metres

Volume of RCC: 3 m3x103

Total volume: 3 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
108
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
84Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Barnard Creek Canyon Debris Dam on Google Earth
Barnard Creek Canyon Debris Dam on Google Earth

 

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