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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)
ConcepciónHondurasServicio Autonomo Nacional Acueductos y Acantarillados (SANAA)WConcepción3512/8812/8906/9008/90686942702900.075(2)0.80(3)*0.80(1)*4004006515(N)
AtanceSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del TajoISalado3507/9604/9707/9710/97451846575V(3)0.80(3)*0.80(3)*30030057133(F)
MujibJordanJordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and IrrigationI WMujib3501/9901/0102/0311/03674906546940.10(2)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*300300850(-) -
El Malleh AmontMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesFEl Malleh3501/0709/0706/0910/09491741001400.20(5)0.60(5)0.60(5)3003001200(-) -
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ChinaYujiang Hydropower Co. Ltd.HWuni3506/0704/0806/09- /12119152 205           
El PurgatorioMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)FVerde3506/13- /14- /15- /1638200400 0.25 1.00 1.00      

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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: Honduras

Owner: Servicio Autonomo Nacional Acueductos y Acantarillados (SANAA)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Concepción

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/88

Start of RCC: 12/88

End of RCC: 06/90

End of Project: 08/90

Specifications

Height: 68 metres

Length: 694 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 290 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.075Traditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Concepción completed
Concepción completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Tajo

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Salado

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/96

Start of RCC: 07/96

End of RCC: 07/97

End of Project: 10/97

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 184 metres

Volume of RCC: 65 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
57
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
133Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Atance completed
Atance completed

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Country: Jordan

Owner: Jordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Mujib

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/99

Start of RCC: 01/99

End of RCC: 02/03

End of Project: 11/03

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 490 metres

Volume of RCC: 654 m3x103

Total volume: 694 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
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)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Mujib completed
Mujib completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: El Malleh

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/07

Start of RCC: 01/07

End of RCC: 06/09

End of Project: 10/09

Specifications

Height: 49 metres

Length: 174 metres

Volume of RCC: 100 m3x103

Total volume: 140 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
El Malleh Amont completed
El Malleh Amont completed

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Country: China

Owner: Yujiang Hydropower Co. Ltd.

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Wuni

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/07

Start of RCC: 06/07

End of RCC: 06/09

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 119 metres

Length: 152 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 205 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
  
  
Yunkou completed
Yunkou completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Verde

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/13

Start of RCC: 06/13

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 38 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 400 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.25 
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00 
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
El Purgatorio under construction
El Purgatorio under construction

 

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