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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)
Jim Wilson - formerly Town Wash DetentionUSATown of Mesquite, NevadaFTown Wash 01/9203/9205/9206/92182644345V(14)1.50(3)1.50(3)*
(17)*
20020010771(F)
HelongChinaElectricity Corporation, YanjiH R WHailanhe3011/9808/9901/0212/02302444389V(1)0.75(10)ogee(10)*3002000113113(F)

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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: USA

Owner: Town of Mesquite, Nevada

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Town Wash

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/92

Start of RCC: 01/92

End of RCC: 05/92

End of Project: 06/92

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: 264 metres

Volume of RCC: 43 m3x103

Total volume: 45 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalSlip-formed/extruded facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
1.50RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
1.50RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
 Unformed face of RCC  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
200200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
107
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
71Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Jim Wilson - formerly Town Wash Detention completed
Jim Wilson - formerly Town Wash Detention completed

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Details

Country: China

Owner: Electricity Corporation, Yanji

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Recreation / Water Supply

River: Hailanhe

Reservoir capacity: 30 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/98

Start of RCC: 11/98

End of RCC: 01/02

End of Project: 12/02

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 244 metres

Volume of RCC: 43 m3x103

Total volume: 89 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeRCC against precast concrete blocks  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3002000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
113
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
113Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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