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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)
HervásSpainJunta de ExtremaduraWHervás101/8903/9009/9010/903321024430.15(1)0.70(1)*
(5)*
0.70(1)30030080155(F)
Nagashima sediment dam
[H-F]
JapanMinistry of ConstructionOhi103/9704/9912/9908/003312723551.20(12)1.20(12)  250500
1000
4050(S)
NtimbaleBotswanaDepartment of Water AffairsW 2611/0404/0609/0605/073315330            
North ParaAustraliaGawler River Flood Plain Management AuthorityFNorth Para 11/0606/0709/07- /07332065050V(3') (3')* (3')*30030060160(F)
ImboulouRepublic of CongoDélégation Générale des Grands TravauxHLéfini58409/03- /08- /1005/1133310             
Smithland
[H-F]
USAAmerican Municipal Partners (AMP)HOhio 12/1103/1410/1407/1733153120 0.80(10)0.80(10)separate 23023011864 

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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: Junta de Extremadura

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Hervás

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/89

Start of RCC: 01/89

End of RCC: 09/90

End of Project: 10/90

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 210 metres

Volume of RCC: 24 m3x103

Total volume: 43 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.15Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
 Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
155Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Hervás completed
Hervás completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Ministry of Construction

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Ohi

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/97

Start of RCC: 03/97

End of RCC: 12/99

End of Project: 08/00

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 127 metres

Volume of RCC: 23 m3x103

Total volume: 55 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
1.20Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
1.20Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250500
 1000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
40
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Nagashima sediment dam completed
Nagashima sediment dam completed

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Country: Botswana

Owner: Department of Water Affairs

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/04

Start of RCC: 11/04

End of RCC: 09/06

End of Project: 05/07

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 153 metres

Volume of RCC: 30 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
  
  
Ntimbale completed
Ntimbale completed

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Country: Australia

Owner: Gawler River Flood Plain Management Authority

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: North Para

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/06

Start of RCC: 11/06

End of RCC: 09/07

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 206 metres

Volume of RCC: 50 m3x103

Total volume: 50 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
160Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
North Para on Google Earth
North Para on Google Earth

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Country: Republic of Congo

Owner: Délégation Générale des Grands Travaux

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Léfini

Reservoir capacity: 584 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/03

Start of RCC: 09/03

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: 05/11

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 310 metres

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
  
  
Imboulou completed
Imboulou completed

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Country: USA

Owner: American Municipal Partners (AMP)

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ohio

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/11

Start of RCC: 12/11

End of RCC: 10/14

End of Project: 07/17

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 153 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
230230

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
118
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
64 
  
Smithland completed
Smithland completed

 

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