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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)
Middle ForkUSAExxon Company, Houston, TexasF WMiddle Fork 105/8407/8409/8411/84381254243V(1)0.80(1)*conduit 300300660(-) -
Rouidat Amont (Rwedat)
[H-F]
MoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesI WRwedat305/8709/8710/8812/882412525270.40(7)*0.40(7)*0.40(1)*40040010015(N)
Rio Rejo
[H-F]
PeruYanacocha MineERejo1- /02- /03- /03- /043512530330.70(1)*0.70(1)*0.70(12)3003001000(-) -
Neelum-JhelumPakistanNeelum Jhelum Hydropower CompanyHNeelum8- /08- /1408/1611/1747125 156           

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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: Exxon Company, Houston, Texas

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Middle Fork

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/84

Start of RCC: 05/84

End of RCC: 09/84

End of Project: 11/84

Specifications

Height: 38 metres

Length: 125 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

Total volume: 43 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
conduit 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
66
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Middle Fork completed
Middle Fork completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Rwedat

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/87

Start of RCC: 05/87

End of RCC: 10/88

End of Project: 12/88

Specifications

Height: 24 metres

Length: 125 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 27 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.40RCC against precast concrete panels  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.40RCC against precast concrete panels  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.40Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Rouidat Amont (Rwedat) completed
Rouidat Amont (Rwedat) completed

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Country: Peru

Owner: Yanacocha Mine

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Environmental

River: Rejo

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: -/03

End of Project: -/04

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 125 metres

Volume of RCC: 30 m3x103

Total volume: 33 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete 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)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Rio Rejo completed
Rio Rejo completed

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Country: Pakistan

Owner: Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Company

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Neelum

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: 08/16

End of Project: 11/17

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 125 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 156 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
  
  
Neelum-Jhelum under construction
Neelum-Jhelum under construction

 

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