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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)
Los MoralesSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del TajoWMorales206/8602/8710/8712/87282002226V(1)
(3)
0.75(3)*0.75(1)300 -
400
300 -
400
80
74
140
128
(F)
Knellpoort
[A-G]
South AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWRietspruit 13704/8805/8811/8809/89502004559V(1)0.60(1)*0.60(1)*25025061142(F)
La Touche PoupardFranceCAEDSIChambon1508/9304/9408/9412/94362003446V(1)0.75(3)*0.75(1)*300300 115(R)
North Fork Hughes RiverUSAUSDA Natural Reseources Conservation ServicwF R WNorth Fork Hughes River148007/9903/0107/01- /01262006565V(8)0.80(10)0.80(1)30030059
107
59
65
(F)
TaishirMongoliaFuel & Energy Authority of MongoliaH I WZabkhan93002/0505/0606/0712/0760200210250V(2)0.72(1)*0.72(12)*333333750(-) -
AutódromoBrazilAutódromo Energética S/ACarreiro4- /10- /10- /11- /11232002147        6717(N)
Säo Sebastião do AltoBrazilEnergisa Geracao Rio Grande S/AHRio Grande44- /09- /10- /11- /12402005175           
Goktas
[H-F]
TurkeyBereket EnergyHZamanti11004/1103/1303/1512/151352007509000.30
1.00
(3)
(3)
0.60
1.00
(3)
(3)
0.75(12)3003005050(F)
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: Spain

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Tajo

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Morales

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/86

Start of RCC: 06/86

End of RCC: 10/87

End of Project: 12/87

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

Total volume: 26 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
 RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300  -300  -
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
74
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
140Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
128 
Los Morales completed
Los Morales completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Rietspruit

Reservoir capacity: 137 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/88

Start of RCC: 04/88

End of RCC: 11/88

End of Project: 09/89

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 59 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
61
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
142Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Knellpoort completed
Knellpoort completed

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Country: France

Owner: CAEDS

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Chambon

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/93

Start of RCC: 08/93

End of RCC: 08/94

End of Project: 12/94

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 34 m3x103

Total volume: 46 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
115ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
La Touche Poupard completed
La Touche Poupard completed

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Country: USA

Owner: USDA Natural Reseources Conservation Servicw

Type: Gravity

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

River: North Fork Hughes River

Reservoir capacity: 1480 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/99

Start of RCC: 07/99

End of RCC: 07/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 65 m3x103

Total volume: 65 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
59
107
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
59Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
65 
North Fork Hughes River completed
North Fork Hughes River completed

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Country: Mongolia

Owner: Fuel & Energy Authority of Mongolia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Zabkhan

Reservoir capacity: 930 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/05

Start of RCC: 02/05

End of RCC: 06/07

End of Project: 12/07

Specifications

Height: 60 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 210 m3x103

Total volume: 250 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.72Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.72Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
333333

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Taishir completed
Taishir completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Autódromo Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Carreiro

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 23 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 21 m3x103

Total volume: 47 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
67
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
17Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Autódromo completed
Autódromo completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Energisa Geracao Rio Grande S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 44 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 51 m3x103

Total volume: 75 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
  
  
Säo Sebastião do Alto completed
Säo Sebastião do Alto completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Bereket Energy

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Zamanti

Reservoir capacity: 110 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/11

Start of RCC: 04/11

End of RCC: 03/15

End of Project: 12/15

Specifications

Height: 135 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 750 m3x103

Total volume: 900 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.30RCC against formwork
1.00RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60RCC against formwork
1.00RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
50
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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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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