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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)
ShangbanChinaHWenchuanxi10- /87- /88- /89- /8947122 74           
CaraibasBrazilCEMIG (Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais)F ICaraibas1004/9007/9009/9002/912616018220.10(1)0.80(3)*0.80(1)*3003005816(N)
New VictoriaAustraliaWater Authority of Western AustraliaWMunday Brook1008/9003/9108/9111/9152285121135V(14)0.325
0.80
(14)*
(14)*
0.325
0.80
(14)*
(14)*
30030079160(F)
Elmer Thomas - replacementUSAUS Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the InteriorRLittle Medicine Creek1002/9201/9302/9305/93341282934V(1)0.64(1)none 3003008989(F)
MantaichengChinaWangqing County Water Conservancy BureauH IGayahe1008/9201/9312/9608/973733778100V(1)0.75(10)ogee
0.70
(1)
(1)
300100060120(F)
KubusugawaJapanToyama PrefectureF H I WKubusu1003/9304/98- /9910/0295253364469V
0.40
(1)
(1)
0.78(1)0.78(1)2507508436(F)
ShinmiyagawaJapanMinistry of AgricultureIMiya1003/9407/9708/0003/0369325393480V(1)0.83(1)0.83(1)2507509139(F)
La CañadaBoliviaPrefectura del Departamento de Santa CruzIComarapa1008/0008/0102/0206/02521547277V(3')0.22
0.75
(3')
(3')*
0.75(3')*305305140100(N)
Tangkeng
[A]
ChinaHGuxi10- /03- /04- /05- /0566    (12) (12) (12)     
CajuBrazilEnergisa Geracao Rio Grande S/AHRio Grande10- /09- /09- /1003/11382206682           
Água LimpaBrazilÁgua Limpa Energia S/AHPalmeiras10- /11- /11- /12- /127967442            
ManduriacuEcuadorCELEC (Corporatión Eléctrica del Ecuador)HMauduriacu1012/11- /13- /1403/1561245114 0.25 0.75 0.75     (N)
Sidi Abdellah
[H-F]
MoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesF I WOuaar1004/10- /13- /16- /17693705806100.50(1)0.70(1)*0.70(1)*  80
100
0
0
(-) -
OkshtuniAlbaniaDiteko Ltd.HOkshtuni10- /2014- /2016- /2017- /201865253162V
0.15
(12)0.90(12)*0.90(12)*3003001150(-) -
KarareisTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksH I WCamibogazi10- /14- /16- /18- /19452981421730.05(3)0.80(3)0.80(12)300    

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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: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Wenchuanxi

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/87

Start of RCC: -/87

End of RCC: -/89

End of Project: -/89

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 122 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 74 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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Country: Brazil

Owner: CEMIG (Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation

River: Caraibas

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/90

Start of RCC: 04/90

End of RCC: 09/90

End of Project: 02/91

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 18 m3x103

Total volume: 22 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Caraibas on Google Earth
Caraibas on Google Earth

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Country: Australia

Owner: Water Authority of Western Australia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Munday Brook

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/90

Start of RCC: 08/90

End of RCC: 08/91

End of Project: 11/91

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 285 metres

Volume of RCC: 121 m3x103

Total volume: 135 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalSlip-formed/extruded facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.325Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
0.80Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.325Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
0.80Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
79
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
160Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
New Victoria completed
New Victoria completed

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Country: USA

Owner: US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Recreation

River: Little Medicine Creek

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/92

Start of RCC: 02/92

End of RCC: 02/93

End of Project: 05/93

Specifications

Height: 34 metres

Length: 128 metres

Volume of RCC: 29 m3x103

Total volume: 34 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.64Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
none 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
89
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
89Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Elmer Thomas - replacement completed
Elmer Thomas - replacement completed

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Country: China

Owner: Wangqing County Water Conservancy Bureau

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Gayahe

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/92

Start of RCC: 08/92

End of RCC: 12/96

End of Project: 08/97

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 337 metres

Volume of RCC: 78 m3x103

Total volume: 100 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeTraditional concrete against formwork
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Japan

Owner: Toyama Prefecture

Type: Gravity

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

River: Kubusu

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/93

Start of RCC: 03/93

End of RCC: -/99

End of Project: 10/02

Specifications

Height: 95 metres

Length: 253 metres

Volume of RCC: 364 m3x103

Total volume: 469 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.40Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Japan

Owner: Ministry of Agriculture

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Miya

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/94

Start of RCC: 03/94

End of RCC: 08/00

End of Project: 03/03

Specifications

Height: 69 metres

Length: 325 metres

Volume of RCC: 393 m3x103

Total volume: 480 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.83Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.83Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
91
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
39Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Shinmiyagawa completed
Shinmiyagawa completed

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Country: Bolivia

Owner: Prefectura del Departamento de Santa Cruz

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Comarapa

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/00

Start of RCC: 08/00

End of RCC: 02/02

End of Project: 06/02

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 154 metres

Volume of RCC: 72 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.22RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
305305

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
140
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
La Cañada completed
La Cañada completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Guxi

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 66 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

Owner: Energisa Geracao Rio Grande S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: 03/11

Specifications

Height: 38 metres

Length: 220 metres

Volume of RCC: 66 m3x103

Total volume: 82 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
  
  
Caju under construction
Caju under construction

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Água Limpa Energia S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Palmeiras

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 79 metres

Length: 674 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

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
  
  
Água Limpa completed
Água Limpa completed

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Country: Ecuador

Owner: CELEC (Corporatión Eléctrica del Ecuador)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Mauduriacu

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/11

Start of RCC: 12/11

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: 03/15

Specifications

Height: 61 metres

Length: 245 metres

Volume of RCC: 114 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.25 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
 Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Manduriacu completed
Manduriacu completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Hardfill

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

River: Ouaar

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/10

Start of RCC: 04/10

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 69 metres

Length: 370 metres

Volume of RCC: 580 m3x103

Total volume: 610 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
Sidi Abdellah on Google Earth
Sidi Abdellah on Google Earth

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Country: Albania

Owner: Diteko Ltd.

Type: -

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Okshtuni

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/2014

Start of RCC: -/2014

End of RCC: -/2017

End of Project: -/2018

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 253 metres

Volume of RCC: 16 m3x103

Total volume: 2 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
0.15 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.90Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.90Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
115
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Okshtuni under construction
Okshtuni under construction

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Camibogazi

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/14

Start of RCC: -/14

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 298 metres

Volume of RCC: 142 m3x103

Total volume: 173 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.05RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300 

Cementitious material

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