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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)
TashkumyrKyrgyzstanMinistry of Power IndustryH INaryn140- /8203/8712/8912/90753201001300V(1)0.78(1)0.78(1)4004009030(N)
TaungSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & Sanitation & the former Bophuthatswana Department of Water AffairsI WHarts6606/9008/9109/9205/9350320132153V(1)V
0.75
(1)
(1)*
0.75(1)*2502504466(F)
NacaomeHondurasSecretaria de Recursos NaturalesWRio Grande Nacaome4206/9308/94- /95- /95543202503000.15(2)0.80(3)*0.80(12)*4004006421(N)
Bandeira de MeloBrazilCEABI WParaguaçu111- /0109/03- /04- /052032075102 (1) (1)* (1)*3003005614(N)
JupuduChinaDatang International Power Generation Co. Ltd.HSipanjiang17411/04- /05- /07- /0895320480800V
0.20
(3)0.80(3)0.80(3)     
YunishigawaJapanMinistry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and TourismF I WYunishi7508/0809/0905/1109/121193209671053V
0.60
(1)0.78(1)0.78(1)25010009139(F)
Tamalout
[H-F]
MoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesF I WAnsegmir5010/10- /13- /16- /17613203804050.50(5)0.70(1)*0.70(1)*30030080
70  60
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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: Kyrgyzstan

Owner: Ministry of Power Industry

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Naryn

Reservoir capacity: 140 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/82

Start of RCC: -/82

End of RCC: 12/89

End of Project: 12/90

Specifications

Height: 75 metres

Length: 320 metres

Volume of RCC: 100 m3x103

Total volume: 1300 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
30Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Tashkumyr on Google Earth

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation & the former Bophuthatswana Department of Water Affairs

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Harts

Reservoir capacity: 66 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/90

Start of RCC: 06/90

End of RCC: 09/92

End of Project: 05/93

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 320 metres

Volume of RCC: 132 m3x103

Total volume: 153 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
44
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
66Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Taung completed
Taung completed

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Country: Honduras

Owner: Secretaria de Recursos Naturales

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Rio Grande Nacaome

Reservoir capacity: 42 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/93

Start of RCC: 06/93

End of RCC: -/95

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 54 metres

Length: 320 metres

Volume of RCC: 250 m3x103

Total volume: 300 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.15Traditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
21Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Nacaome completed
Nacaome completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CEAB

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Paraguaçu

Reservoir capacity: 111 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/01

Start of RCC: -/01

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 20 metres

Length: 320 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 102 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
56
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
14Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Country: China

Owner: Datang International Power Generation Co. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Sipanjiang

Reservoir capacity: 174 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/04

Start of RCC: 11/04

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 95 metres

Length: 320 metres

Volume of RCC: 480 m3x103

Total volume: 800 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
0.20 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Japan

Owner: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Type: Gravity

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

River: Yunishi

Reservoir capacity: 75 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/08

Start of RCC: 08/08

End of RCC: 05/11

End of Project: 09/12

Specifications

Height: 119 metres

Length: 320 metres

Volume of RCC: 967 m3x103

Total volume: 1053 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.60 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
2501000

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Hardfill

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

River: Ansegmir

Reservoir capacity: 50 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/10

Start of RCC: 10/10

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 61 metres

Length: 320 metres

Volume of RCC: 380 m3x103

Total volume: 405 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
70  60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Tamalout under construction
Tamalout under construction

 

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