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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)
Flag Boshielo - formerly ArabieSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationI WOlifants10409/8503/8611/8607/8736455101142V(1)0.50
0.75
(1)*
(1)*
0.75(1)3003003674(S)
Freeman diversionUSAUnited Water Conservancy DistrictGSanta Clara 03/9007/9009/90- /9117366101110V(1)0.80(17)0.80(17)30030012583(F)
Akköy II (Aladereçam)TurkeyAkköy Energy A.S.HKaraovacik1406/1105/1209/1212/1260260101196V(1)0.80(1)0.80(12)3003008585(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: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Olifants

Reservoir capacity: 104 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/85

Start of RCC: 09/85

End of RCC: 11/86

End of Project: 07/87

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 455 metres

Volume of RCC: 101 m3x103

Total volume: 142 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
36
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
74Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Flag Boshielo - formerly Arabie completed
Flag Boshielo - formerly Arabie completed

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Country: USA

Owner: United Water Conservancy District

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge

River: Santa Clara

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/90

Start of RCC: 03/90

End of RCC: 09/90

End of Project: -/91

Specifications

Height: 17 metres

Length: 366 metres

Volume of RCC: 101 m3x103

Total volume: 110 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
125
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
83Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Freeman diversion completed
Freeman diversion completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Akköy Energy A.S.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Karaovacik

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/11

Start of RCC: 06/11

End of RCC: 09/12

End of Project: 12/12

Specifications

Height: 60 metres

Length: 260 metres

Volume of RCC: 101 m3x103

Total volume: 196 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
85Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Akköy II (Aladereçam) completed
Akköy II (Aladereçam) completed

 

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