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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)
Knellpoort
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South AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWRietspruit 13704/8805/8811/8809/89502004559V(1)0.60(1)*0.60(1)*25025061142(F)
EnjilMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesI WTaghoucht1211/9303/9410/9503/96368045570.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*300300110
150
0
0
(N)
RosalBrazilEmpresas de Electricidade Vale ParanapanemaHItabapoana1704/98- /9809/99- /00372124575 (1) (3)* (1)*3003004555(S)
Qilinguan
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ChinaNanhe Hydropower Development Ltd.HNanhe14- /04- /06- /07- /08771404555           
KraymaMoroccoWTiyoughza3- /09- /10- /11- /1232 45530.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*     

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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: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Rietspruit

Reservoir capacity: 137 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/88

Start of RCC: 04/88

End of RCC: 11/88

End of Project: 09/89

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 59 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)
61
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
142Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Knellpoort completed
Knellpoort completed

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Details

Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Taghoucht

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/93

Start of RCC: 11/93

End of RCC: 10/95

End of Project: 03/96

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 80 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 57 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)
110
150
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
0 
Enjil on Google Earth
Enjil on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Empresas de Electricidade Vale Paranapanema

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Itabapoana

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/98

Start of RCC: 04/98

End of RCC: 09/99

End of Project: -/00

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 212 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
45
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
55Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Rosal completed
Rosal completed

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Country: China

Owner: Nanhe Hydropower Development Ltd.

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Nanhe

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 77 metres

Length: 140 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 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
  
  
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Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Tiyoughza

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 53 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)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Krayma on Google Earth
Krayma on Google Earth

 

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