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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)
MonksvilleUSANorth Jersey District Water Supply Commission and Hackensack Water CompanyWWanaque2705/8503/8608/8611/8648670219232V(1)V
0.78
(1)
(17)
0.78(1)*300300640(-) -
Petit SautFrench GuyanaElectricité de FranceHSinnamary350007/8907/9202/9305/9448740250410V(11)V
0.80
(7)
(16)
0.80(13)300300 120(R)
MiyatokoJapanMiyagi PrefectureF WMiyatoko506/8906/9012/9301/97482561722800.60(1)0.80(1)0.80(1)1805009624(F)
Wenquanbao
[A]
ChinaReservoir Management OfficeF H I WTanghe710/9110/9206/94- /95481885563V(4)0.30(3)ogee(13)300300110
69
68
85
(F)
San RafaelMexicoCFE (Comisión Federal de Electricidad)F HSantiago2611/9305/9407/9407/944817681110V(5)0.66
0.80
(3)*separate 30030090130(N)
Peñas BlancasCosta RicaICE (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad)HPeñas Blancas204/0007/0101/0207/0248211120170V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(12)3003009035(N)
Castro AlvesBrazilCERAM (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)HDas Antas127- /05- /06- /07- /0848 200         6015(N)
Sông Côn 2VietnamH 30- /06- /07- /09- /1048              
Poço do MarruaBrazilCOMDEPI WParnaiba293- /07- /08- /09- /1048806506630           
WyaralongAustraliaQueensland Water Infrastructure Pty. Ltd.WTeviot Brook109/0904/1012/1006/1148464173  (1) (1) (1)3003008585(F)
BalkusanTurkeyKaren EnergyHBalkusan15- /09- /10- /11- /12481896076V(1)0.75(1)*0.75(12)30012007550 
ChucasCosta RicaH 450- /11- /14- /16- /17481301802000.20 0.75 0.75 30025009696(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: USA

Owner: North Jersey District Water Supply Commission and Hackensack Water Company

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Wanaque

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/85

Start of RCC: 05/85

End of RCC: 08/86

End of Project: 11/86

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 670 metres

Volume of RCC: 219 m3x103

Total volume: 232 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.78Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Monksville completed
Monksville completed

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Country: French Guyana

Owner: Electricité de France

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Sinnamary

Reservoir capacity: 3500 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/89

Start of RCC: 07/89

End of RCC: 02/93

End of Project: 05/94

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 740 metres

Volume of RCC: 250 m3x103

Total volume: 410 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast before RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
0.80Mechanically compacted unformed face of RCC
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)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
Petit Saut completed
Petit Saut completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Miyagi Prefecture

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Miyatoko

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/89

Start of RCC: 06/89

End of RCC: 12/93

End of Project: 01/97

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 256 metres

Volume of RCC: 172 m3x103

Total volume: 280 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
180500

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
96
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
24Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Miyatoko completed
Miyatoko completed

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Country: China

Owner: Reservoir Management Office

Type: Thin Arch

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

River: Tanghe

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/91

Start of RCC: 10/91

End of RCC: 06/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 188 metres

Volume of RCC: 55 m3x103

Total volume: 63 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.30RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
110
69
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
68Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
85 
Wenquanbao completed
Wenquanbao completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CFE (Comisión Federal de Electricidad)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Santiago

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/93

Start of RCC: 11/93

End of RCC: 07/94

End of Project: 07/94

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 176 metres

Volume of RCC: 81 m3x103

Total volume: 110 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.66RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
130Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
San Rafael completed
San Rafael completed

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Country: Costa Rica

Owner: ICE (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Peñas Blancas

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/00

Start of RCC: 04/00

End of RCC: 01/02

End of Project: 07/02

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 211 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 m3x103

Total volume: 170 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)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
35Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Peñas Blancas completed
Peñas Blancas completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERAM (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 127 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Castro Alves completed
Castro Alves completed

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Country: Vietnam

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 30 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 48 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
  
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: COMDEP

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Parnaiba

Reservoir capacity: 293 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 806 metres

Volume of RCC: 506 m3x103

Total volume: 630 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
  
  
Poço do Marrua completed
Poço do Marrua completed

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Country: Australia

Owner: Queensland Water Infrastructure Pty. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Teviot Brook

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/09

Start of RCC: 09/09

End of RCC: 12/10

End of Project: 06/11

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 464 metres

Volume of RCC: 173 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
85Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Wyaralong completed
Wyaralong completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Karen Energy

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Balkusan

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 189 metres

Volume of RCC: 60 m3x103

Total volume: 76 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50 
  
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Country: Costa Rica

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 450 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 130 metres

Volume of RCC: 180 m3x103

Total volume: 200 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3002500

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
96
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
96Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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