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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.

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Victoria replacementUSAUpper Peninsula Power Co., MichiganHWest branch 1304/9108/9110/9106/92371003640V(12)0.80(3)*0.80(3)*3003006767(C)
San LazaroMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)F G WSan Lazaro1110/8504/9406/9407/94371763553V
0.20
(5)0.80(3)*0.80(13)300300100
90
220
220
(M)
MantaichengChinaWangqing County Water Conservancy BureauH IGayahe1008/9201/9312/9608/973733778100V(1)0.75(10)ogee
0.70
(1)
(1)
300100060120(F)
Val de SerraBrazilCORSAN (Companhia Riograndense de Saneamento)WIbicui-Mirim2407/9711/9707/9811/98376756995V(13) (12)* (12)*3003009030(F)
RosalBrazilEmpresas de Electricidade Vale ParanapanemaHItabapoana1704/98- /9809/99- /00372124575 (1) (3)* (1)*3003004555(S)
Quatorze de JulhoBrazilCERAN (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)HDas Antas92- /05- /06- /07- /083736223160        7515(N)
Plano AltoBrazilSPE Plano Alto Energia S/AH 1- /06- /07- /07- /08371724278        7219(N)
Sehb el MergaMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesF I WSehb el Merga706/07- /08- /09- /10374808595V(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*3003006525(N)
Braamhoek South AfricaESKOMHBraamhoekspruit2704/0806/0906/1002/11373309098V(3')0.67(3')*0.67(3')*30012007095(F)
ArvoredoBrazilSPE Arvoredo Energia S.A.HIrani12- /09- /09- /10- /10372455381        8020(N)
Grand PoubaraGabonMinistries of Mining, Energy, Oil and Water ResourcesHOgooué 11/08- /10- /1208/1337300             
BonyicPanamaHidroécología Teribe (HET) S.A.HBonyic1- /11- /1308/14- /1537165 88           
Gümüsören
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TurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksH I WZamanti195- /11- /13- /1406/153784218919430.70(3)0.76(3)0.76(12)3001200   

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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: USA

Owner: Upper Peninsula Power Co., Michigan

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: West branch

Reservoir capacity: 13 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/91

Start of RCC: 04/91

End of RCC: 10/91

End of Project: 06/92

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 100 metres

Volume of RCC: 36 m3x103

Total volume: 40 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
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)
67
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
67High-lime flyash (ASTM Class C)
  
Victoria replacement completed
Victoria replacement completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Groundwater Recharge / Water Supply

River: San Lazaro

Reservoir capacity: 11 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/85

Start of RCC: 10/85

End of RCC: 06/94

End of Project: 07/94

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 176 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 53 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.20 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
220Milled sand
220 
San Lazaro completed
San Lazaro completed

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Country: China

Owner: Wangqing County Water Conservancy Bureau

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Gayahe

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/92

Start of RCC: 08/92

End of RCC: 12/96

End of Project: 08/97

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 337 metres

Volume of RCC: 78 m3x103

Total volume: 100 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeTraditional concrete against formwork
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: CORSAN (Companhia Riograndense de Saneamento)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Ibicui-Mirim

Reservoir capacity: 24 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/97

Start of RCC: 07/97

End of RCC: 07/98

End of Project: 11/98

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 675 metres

Volume of RCC: 69 m3x103

Total volume: 95 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
30Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: Empresas de Electricidade Vale Paranapanema

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Itabapoana

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/98

Start of RCC: 04/98

End of RCC: 09/99

End of Project: -/00

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 212 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
45
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
55Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Rosal completed
Rosal completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERAN (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 92 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 362 metres

Volume of RCC: 23 m3x103

Total volume: 160 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Quatorze de Julho completed
Quatorze de Julho completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SPE Plano Alto Energia S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 172 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

Total volume: 78 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
19Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Plano Alto on Google Earth

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

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

River: Sehb el Merga

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/07

Start of RCC: 06/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 480 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: 95 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
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)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
25Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Sehb el Merga completed
Sehb el Merga completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: ESKOM

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Braamhoekspruit

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/08

Start of RCC: 04/08

End of RCC: 06/10

End of Project: 02/11

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 330 metres

Volume of RCC: 90 m3x103

Total volume: 98 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.67RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.67RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
95Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Braamhoek completed
Braamhoek completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SPE Arvoredo Energia S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Irani

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 245 metres

Volume of RCC: 53 m3x103

Total volume: 81 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Arvoredo completed
Arvoredo completed

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Country: Gabon

Owner: Ministries of Mining, Energy, Oil and Water Resources

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ogooué

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/08

Start of RCC: 11/08

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: 08/13

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 300 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
  
  
Grand Poubara under construction
Grand Poubara under construction

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Country: Panama

Owner: Hidroécología Teribe (HET) S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Bonyic

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: 08/14

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 165 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 88 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
  
  
Bonyic completed
Bonyic completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Zamanti

Reservoir capacity: 195 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: 06/15

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 842 metres

Volume of RCC: 189 m3x103

Total volume: 1943 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.76RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.76Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

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