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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)
Willow CreekUSAUS Army Corps of EngineersF RWillow Creek1711/8104/8209/8204/8352543331331V(7)0.80(17)0.80(17)3003004719(F)
GaotangpingChinaHydropower Bureau, Lanshan CountyHYonghe9- /84- /86- /88- /9052180 220          (F)
New VictoriaAustraliaWater Authority of Western AustraliaWMunday Brook1008/9003/9108/9111/9152285121135V(14)0.325
0.80
(14)*
(14)*
0.325
0.80
(14)*
(14)*
30030079160(F)
La CañadaBoliviaPrefectura del Departamento de Santa CruzIComarapa1008/0008/0102/0206/02521547277V(3')0.22
0.75
(3')
(3')*
0.75(3')*305305140100(N)
WalaJordanJordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and IrrigationGWala901/9910/0004/0204/03523002402600.30(1)0.70(1)*0.70(1)*300300120
100
0
0
(-) -
PinalitoDominican RepublicCorporacion de Empresas de Energia Electrica (CDEEE), Unidad Ejecutora Proyecto Pinalito (UEPP)HTireo409/0411/0503/07- /085221073100V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(12)300300988(N)
Tobetsu
[H-F]
JapanHokkaido PrefectureF I WTobetu7510/0806/0909/1010/12524326658030.80(5)0.80(5)0.80(1)250750100
80  60
0
0
(-) -
Camlica III
[H-F]
TurkeyAkfen EnergyF HZamanti104/0804/1012/1004/11521861601820.70(7)0.70(3)*0.70(12)3003008837(F)
KarakuzTurkeyDerin Enerji Uretim San. Ve Tic. A.S.H  - /09- /11- /13- /1452   V 0.80        
ShuangfengsiChinaHLuanhe137- /11- /12- /13- /1452535             
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: USA

Owner: US Army Corps of Engineers

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Recreation

River: Willow Creek

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/81

Start of RCC: 11/81

End of RCC: 09/82

End of Project: 04/83

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 543 metres

Volume of RCC: 331 m3x103

Total volume: 331 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
47
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
19Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Willow Creek completed
Willow Creek completed

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Country: China

Owner: Hydropower Bureau, Lanshan County

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Yonghe

Reservoir capacity: 9 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/84

Start of RCC: -/84

End of RCC: -/88

End of Project: -/90

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 180 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 220 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: Australia

Owner: Water Authority of Western Australia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Munday Brook

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/90

Start of RCC: 08/90

End of RCC: 08/91

End of Project: 11/91

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 285 metres

Volume of RCC: 121 m3x103

Total volume: 135 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalSlip-formed/extruded facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.325Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
0.80Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.325Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
0.80Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
79
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
160Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
New Victoria completed
New Victoria completed

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Country: Bolivia

Owner: Prefectura del Departamento de Santa Cruz

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Comarapa

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/00

Start of RCC: 08/00

End of RCC: 02/02

End of Project: 06/02

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 154 metres

Volume of RCC: 72 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.22RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
305305

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
140
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
La Cañada completed
La Cañada completed

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Country: Jordan

Owner: Jordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge

River: Wala

Reservoir capacity: 9 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/99

Start of RCC: 01/99

End of RCC: 04/02

End of Project: 04/03

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 240 m3x103

Total volume: 260 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.30Traditional concrete against formwork
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)
120
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
Wala completed
Wala completed

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Country: Dominican Republic

Owner: Corporacion de Empresas de Energia Electrica (CDEEE), Unidad Ejecutora Proyecto Pinalito (UEPP)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tireo

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/04

Start of RCC: 09/04

End of RCC: 03/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 210 metres

Volume of RCC: 73 m3x103

Total volume: 100 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
98
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
8Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Pinalito completed
Pinalito completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Hokkaido Prefecture

Type: Hardfill

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

River: Tobetu

Reservoir capacity: 75 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/08

Start of RCC: 10/08

End of RCC: 09/10

End of Project: 10/12

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 432 metres

Volume of RCC: 665 m3x103

Total volume: 803 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
80  60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
Tobetsu completed
Tobetsu completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Akfen Energy

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Zamanti

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/08

Start of RCC: 04/08

End of RCC: 12/10

End of Project: 04/11

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 186 metres

Volume of RCC: 160 m3x103

Total volume: 182 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
88
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
37Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Camlica III under construction
Camlica III under construction

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Derin Enerji Uretim San. Ve Tic. A.S.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/14

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Luanhe

Reservoir capacity: 137 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/14

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 535 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
  
  
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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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