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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)
Jing HongChinaHuaneng Lancang River Hydropower Co. Ltd.F H RLancang1139- /03- /05- /08- /091086198481140V(3)0.80(3) (1)300 64
93
93
93
(S)
Dong Nai 3VietnamEVN (Electrictie de Vietnam)F HDong Nai169012/0405/0812/1010/1110859411381235V(1)0.75(1)*0.75(1)300300750(-) -
MadushanChinaHonghe Guangyuan Hydropwer and Madushan Development Co. Ltd.H N WHonghe552- /08- /09- /11- /12108353             
BuiGhanaBPA (Bui Power Authority)H IBui1257010/0712/09- /12- /14108493850900V(3')0.75(3')0.75(12)300300045
72
85
88
(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: Huaneng Lancang River Hydropower Co. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Recreation

River: Lancang

Reservoir capacity: 1139 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 108 metres

Length: 619 metres

Volume of RCC: 848 m3x103

Total volume: 1140 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300 

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
93
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
93Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
93 
Jing Hong completed
Jing Hong completed

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Country: Vietnam

Owner: EVN (Electrictie de Vietnam)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Dong Nai

Reservoir capacity: 1690 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/04

Start of RCC: 12/04

End of RCC: 12/10

End of Project: 10/11

Specifications

Height: 108 metres

Length: 594 metres

Volume of RCC: 1138 m3x103

Total volume: 1235 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
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)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Dong Nai 3 completed
Dong Nai 3 completed

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Country: China

Owner: Honghe Guangyuan Hydropwer and Madushan Development Co. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Navigation / Water Supply

River: Honghe

Reservoir capacity: 552 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 108 metres

Length: 353 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
  
  
Madushan completed
Madushan completed

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Country: Ghana

Owner: BPA (Bui Power Authority)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Bui

Reservoir capacity: 12570 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/07

Start of RCC: 10/07

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/14

Specifications

Height: 108 metres

Length: 493 metres

Volume of RCC: 850 m3x103

Total volume: 900 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
45
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
85Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
88 
Bui completed
Bui completed

 

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