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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)
NangankouChinaDongqiao CountyIZaoshui4- /69- /70- /71- /723285             
Los CanchalesSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del GuadianaF WLácara1505/8807/8811/8801/89322402554V(3)0.50
0.80
(3)*
(3)*
0.50(1)*25025084
70
156
145
(F)
Glen MelvilleSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWEcca702/8804/8912/9004/913238066114V(1)V
0.75
(1)
(1)*
0.75(1)*3303306565(F)
Lower Molonglo Bypass StorageAustraliaACT Electricity and WaterPUnnamed creek102/9406/9408/9411/94321202227V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*3003009664(F)
Cova da MandiocaBrazilCODEVASF (Companhia de Desenvolvimento dos Vales do Sao Francisco do ParnaibaICova da Mandioca12601/9309/9312/9412/94323607579V(1)0.75(3)*0.75(1)*4004006416(-) -
Ano Mera
[H-F]
GreeceMinistry of AgricultureI WAno Mera104/9303/95- /95- /973217049640.50(13)0.50(10)0.50(1)200 -
300
200 -
300
5515(N)
Rio do PeixeBrazilCPEE (Companhia Paulista de Energia Elétrica)HDo Peixe202/9612/9612/97- /98323002034V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*300300120
90
0
0
(-) -
Las BlancasMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)IÁlomo & Soso12408/9803/9912/9911/00322795221316V(8)V
0.75
(7)
(3)
0.75(1)300300100100(F)
Ponto NovoBrazilCERB (Companhia de Engenharia Rural da Bahia)WItapicuru-açu3905/9807/9812/9902/003226690105 (1) (3)* (1)3003007218(N)
Steno
[H-F]
GreeceMinistry of AgricultureI WSteno102/0007/0110/0206/033217069700.70(13)0.70(10)0.70(1)200 -
300
200 -
300
555(N)
GuaporéBrazilHGuaporé18- /00- /01- /02- /0332152 43           
PicadaBrazilVotorantim S.A.H 7- /02- /03- /05- /0632              
MosquitãoBrazilConcessionária Mosquitão S/AH 19- /04- /05- /06- /07322365776           
PalanquinhoBrazilSerrana Energética S/AHdas Antas6- /08- /09- /10- /113213789103        7218(N)
KraymaMoroccoWTiyoughza3- /09- /10- /11- /1232 45530.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*     
Lithaios
[H-F]
GreeceTrikala PrefectureILithaios 06/0311/1111/1608/18325261602200.80(13)0.80(3)0.80(1)*3003005010(N)

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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: China

Owner: Dongqiao County

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Zaoshui

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/69

Start of RCC: -/69

End of RCC: -/71

End of Project: -/72

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 85 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: Spain

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadiana

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Lácara

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/88

Start of RCC: 05/88

End of RCC: 11/88

End of Project: 01/89

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 240 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 54 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
156Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
145 
Los Canchales completed
Los Canchales completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Ecca

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/88

Start of RCC: 02/88

End of RCC: 12/90

End of Project: 04/91

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 380 metres

Volume of RCC: 66 m3x103

Total volume: 114 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
330330

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
65Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Glen Melville completed
Glen Melville completed

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Country: Australia

Owner: ACT Electricity and Water

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Pollution Control

River: Unnamed creek

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/94

Start of RCC: 02/94

End of RCC: 08/94

End of Project: 11/94

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 120 metres

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

Total volume: 27 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
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)
96
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
64Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Lower Molonglo Bypass Storage completed
Lower Molonglo Bypass Storage completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CODEVASF (Companhia de Desenvolvimento dos Vales do Sao Francisco do Parnaiba

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Cova da Mandioca

Reservoir capacity: 126 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/93

Start of RCC: 01/93

End of RCC: 12/94

End of Project: 12/94

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 360 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 79 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)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16No pozzolan used  -
  
Cova da Mandioca on Google Earth
Cova da Mandioca on Google Earth

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Country: Greece

Owner: Ministry of Agriculture

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Ano Mera

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/93

Start of RCC: 04/93

End of RCC: -/95

End of Project: -/97

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 170 metres

Volume of RCC: 49 m3x103

Total volume: 64 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.50Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
200  -200  -
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
55
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Ano Mera completed
Ano Mera completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CPEE (Companhia Paulista de Energia Elétrica)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Do Peixe

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/96

Start of RCC: 02/96

End of RCC: 12/97

End of Project: -/98

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 34 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
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)
120
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
Rio do Peixe completed
Rio do Peixe completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Álomo & Soso

Reservoir capacity: 124 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/98

Start of RCC: 08/98

End of RCC: 12/99

End of Project: 11/00

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 2795 metres

Volume of RCC: 221 m3x103

Total volume: 316 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
0.75RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Las Blancas completed
Las Blancas completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERB (Companhia de Engenharia Rural da Bahia)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Itapicuru-açu

Reservoir capacity: 39 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/98

Start of RCC: 05/98

End of RCC: 12/99

End of Project: 02/00

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 266 metres

Volume of RCC: 90 m3x103

Total volume: 105 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Ponto Novo completed
Ponto Novo completed

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Country: Greece

Owner: Ministry of Agriculture

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Steno

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/00

Start of RCC: 02/00

End of RCC: 10/02

End of Project: 06/03

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 170 metres

Volume of RCC: 69 m3x103

Total volume: 70 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
200  -200  -
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
55
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
5Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Steno completed
Steno completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Guaporé

Reservoir capacity: 18 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/02

End of Project: -/03

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 152 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 43 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
  
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: Votorantim S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: -

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
  
  
Picada completed
Picada completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Concessionária Mosquitão S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 19 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 236 metres

Volume of RCC: 57 m3x103

Total volume: 76 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
  
  
Mosquitão completed
Mosquitão completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Serrana Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 137 metres

Volume of RCC: 89 m3x103

Total volume: 103 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
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Palanquinho completed
Palanquinho completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Tiyoughza

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 53 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional 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)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Krayma on Google Earth
Krayma on Google Earth

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Country: Greece

Owner: Trikala Prefecture

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Lithaios

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/03

Start of RCC: 06/03

End of RCC: 11/16

End of Project: 08/18

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 526 metres

Volume of RCC: 160 m3x103

Total volume: 220 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
50
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
10Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Lithaios under construction
Lithaios under construction

 

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