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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)
KengkouChinaKengkou Reservoir Management OfficeH WYouxi 2711/8411/8504/8611/86571234362V(9)0.75(10)0.75(13)250 &
500
250 &
500
60
60
120
80
(F)
JoumouaMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesWJoumoua707/8906/9011/9212/92572501502000.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*350350105
180
45
0
(-) -
DaguangbaChinaHainan Provincial Electric Power Company (HEPCO)H I WChanghuajiang171006/9012/9112/9307/9557827485857V(1)0.75(10)
(3)
0.75(1)3003005596(F)
HinataJapanIwate PrefectureFKasshi612/9011/9205/9403/9857290113232V(1)0.75(1)0.75(1)180 -
250
7508436(F)
GaozhoubaChinaQingjiang Hydropower Development CorporationF H NQingjiang53605/9711/9804/0001/0157440210940V(9)0.75(1)0.75(1)300300123
86
100
86
(F)
Shankou Nº3
[A]
ChinaShixing County Power Development CorporationF HDu’anshui (Chengjiang)4809/9902/0001/0103/015717990119V(3')0.75(3')0.80(1)3303000105
63
86
80
(F)
Patuca 3HondurasEmpresa Nacional de Energía Eléctrica(ENEE)HPatuca208- /12- /1602/17- /18571601201600.20(1)0.75(1)0.75(12)30030008181(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: Kengkou Reservoir Management Office

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Youxi

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/84

Start of RCC: 11/84

End of RCC: 04/86

End of Project: 11/86

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 123 metres

Volume of RCC: 43 m3x103

Total volume: 62 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with hot poured membrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250  &250  &
500500

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
80 
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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Joumoua

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/89

Start of RCC: 07/89

End of RCC: 11/92

End of Project: 12/92

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 150 m3x103

Total volume: 200 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)
350350

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
105
180
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
45No pozzolan used  -
0 
Joumoua completed
Joumoua completed

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Country: China

Owner: Hainan Provincial Electric Power Company (HEPCO)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Changhuajiang

Reservoir capacity: 1710 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/90

Start of RCC: 06/90

End of RCC: 12/93

End of Project: 07/95

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 827 metres

Volume of RCC: 485 m3x103

Total volume: 857 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against precast concrete blocks
 RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
55
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
96Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Daguangba on Google Earth

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Country: Japan

Owner: Iwate Prefecture

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Kasshi

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/90

Start of RCC: 12/90

End of RCC: 05/94

End of Project: 03/98

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 290 metres

Volume of RCC: 113 m3x103

Total volume: 232 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
180  -750
250 

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
36Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Hinata completed
Hinata completed

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Country: China

Owner: Qingjiang Hydropower Development Corporation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Navigation

River: Qingjiang

Reservoir capacity: 536 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/97

Start of RCC: 05/97

End of RCC: 04/00

End of Project: 01/01

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 440 metres

Volume of RCC: 210 m3x103

Total volume: 940 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with hot poured membrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
123
86
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
86 
Gaozhouba completed
Gaozhouba completed

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Country: China

Owner: Shixing County Power Development Corporation

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Du’anshui (Chengjiang)

Reservoir capacity: 48 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/99

Start of RCC: 09/99

End of RCC: 01/01

End of Project: 03/01

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 179 metres

Volume of RCC: 90 m3x103

Total volume: 119 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3303000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
105
63
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
86Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
80 
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Country: Honduras

Owner: Empresa Nacional de Energía Eléctrica(ENEE)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Patuca

Reservoir capacity: 208 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/12

Start of RCC: -/12

End of RCC: 02/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 m3x103

Total volume: 160 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
81
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
81Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Patuca 3 completed
Patuca 3 completed

 

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