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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)
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)
La Touche PoupardFranceCAEDSIChambon1508/9304/9408/9412/94362003446V(1)0.75(3)*0.75(1)*300300 115(R)
OrigawaJapanMinistry of Land, Infrastructure & TransportF NOri1502/9311/9607/0003/04114331673742V
0.60
(1)
(1)
0.77(1)0.77(1)2507509139(F)
Xiao Yangxi (and saddle dam)ChinaGuizhou Province Electric Power Co.WXiaoyangxi1505/0101/0210/0212/02451184749V(3')0.75(3')*0.75(12)3503500138
60
113
90
(F)
WangkengChinaWang Keng Power Station Co. Ltd.HTangkouxi15- /01- /02- /03- /0456159 38          (F)
KhasooyehIranFars Regional Water CompanyITang Charkhi15- /03- /05- /06- /08191602228           
Deep Creek Nº5DUSAYadkin County and NRCSF WDeep Creek1512/0804/0912/0907/10222263945V(3')0.80(3')*0.80(1)*3003008989(F)
Sanglang
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ChinaSanglang15- /08- /09- /11- /1290              
SefaköyTurkeyPüre Energy Üretim Tic. A.S.HAras15- /08- /10- /1110/1145148   (3) (3)       
BalkusanTurkeyKaren EnergyHBalkusan15- /09- /10- /11- /12481896076V(1)0.75(1)*0.75(12)30012007550 
ErganiTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksIGolkum15- /14- /16- /17- /18602291211610.10(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: 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: France

Owner: CAEDS

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Chambon

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/93

Start of RCC: 08/93

End of RCC: 08/94

End of Project: 12/94

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 34 m3x103

Total volume: 46 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
115ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
La Touche Poupard completed
La Touche Poupard completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure & Transport

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Navigation

River: Ori

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/93

Start of RCC: 02/93

End of RCC: 07/00

End of Project: 03/04

Specifications

Height: 114 metres

Length: 331 metres

Volume of RCC: 673 m3x103

Total volume: 742 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.77Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.77Traditional 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)
  
Origawa completed
Origawa completed

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Country: China

Owner: Guizhou Province Electric Power Co.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Xiaoyangxi

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/01

Start of RCC: 05/01

End of RCC: 10/02

End of Project: 12/02

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 118 metres

Volume of RCC: 47 m3x103

Total volume: 49 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3503500

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
138
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
113Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
90 
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Country: China

Owner: Wang Keng Power Station Co. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tangkouxi

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/01

Start of RCC: -/01

End of RCC: -/03

End of Project: -/04

Specifications

Height: 56 metres

Length: 159 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 38 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
 Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Iran

Owner: Fars Regional Water Company

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Tang Charkhi

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 19 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

Total volume: 28 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
  
  
Khasooyeh completed
Khasooyeh completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Yadkin County and NRCS

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Deep Creek

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/08

Start of RCC: 12/08

End of RCC: 12/09

End of Project: 07/10

Specifications

Height: 22 metres

Length: 226 metres

Volume of RCC: 39 m3x103

Total volume: 45 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
89
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
89Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Deep Creek Nº5D completed
Deep Creek Nº5D completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Sanglang

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 90 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: Turkey

Owner: Püre Energy Üretim Tic. A.S.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Aras

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: 10/11

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 148 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Karen Energy

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Balkusan

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 189 metres

Volume of RCC: 60 m3x103

Total volume: 76 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50 
  
Balkusan on Google Earth
Balkusan on Google Earth

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Golkum

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/14

Start of RCC: -/14

End of RCC: -/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 60 metres

Length: 229 metres

Volume of RCC: 121 m3x103

Total volume: 161 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10RCC 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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