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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)
La ManzanillaMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)FIbarrilla111/8601/8705/8707/87361502030V
0.15
(5)
(5)
V
0.80
(5)
(17)
0.80(12)300300135135(F)
Longmentan Nº1ChinaDehua County, Fujian ProvinceH I WChanxi5312/8512/8708/8909/89581507193V
0.30
(12)
(12)
0.75(10)0.75(13)30030072
54
82
86
(F)
GameleiraBrazilCODEVASFF I R WGameleira14507/9012/9004/9105/91291502729V(1)   (1)*4004005213(-) -
Maojiang
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ChinaLanshan County Hydropower BureauH IXiangjiang7- /92- /93- /94- /9545150 45          (F)
GölgeliyamaçTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksHGuzeldere309/08- /13- /14- /15521508599V(3)0.80(3)0.80(12)3001200950(-) -

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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: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Ibarrilla

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/86

Start of RCC: 11/86

End of RCC: 05/87

End of Project: 07/87

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 150 metres

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 30 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.15Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
135
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
135Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
La Manzanilla completed
La Manzanilla completed

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Country: China

Owner: Dehua County, Fujian Province

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Chanxi

Reservoir capacity: 53 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/85

Start of RCC: 12/85

End of RCC: 08/89

End of Project: 09/89

Specifications

Height: 58 metres

Length: 150 metres

Volume of RCC: 71 m3x103

Total volume: 93 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
0.30Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
54
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
82Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
86 
Longmentan Nº1 completed
Longmentan Nº1 completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CODEVASF

Type: Gravity

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

River: Gameleira

Reservoir capacity: 145 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/90

Start of RCC: 07/90

End of RCC: 04/91

End of Project: 05/91

Specifications

Height: 29 metres

Length: 150 metres

Volume of RCC: 27 m3x103

Total volume: 29 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
52
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
13No pozzolan used  -
  
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Country: China

Owner: Lanshan County Hydropower Bureau

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Xiangjiang

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/92

Start of RCC: -/92

End of RCC: -/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 150 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 45 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: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Guzeldere

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/08

Start of RCC: 09/08

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 150 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: 99 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
95
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
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