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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)
SpitskopSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationIHarts6105/8809/8806/8911/89151001736V(1)
(15)
0.70(15)0.70(1)*2502509192(F)
Amatisteros IIISpainJunta de AndaluciaFBelén1- /9109/9112/91- /92157545      30030073109(F)
Grand Falls spillwayCanadaAbitibi-Price Inc.HExploits 08/9609/9609/9612/9615180711V(1)0.67(1)*0.67(1)*20020013075(F)
Nam Leuk spillwayLaosEDL Generation Public Co. LtdH  - /98- /98- /99- /001560             
ItiquiraBrazilH  - /00- /00- /02- /0215 22            
Ghatghar (Upper dam)IndiaGoMWRD (Government of Maharashtra Water Resources Department)HPravara612/0105/0301/0406/04155033540V(3')0.78(3')*0.78(3')*30030088132(F)
Pedra do GarrafãoBrazilHItabapoana - /07- /07- /0805/0915110             
Barra dos CoqueirosBrazilGerdau SAH WClaro 08/07- /08- /0907/1015              
IbiramaBrazilIbirama Energética SAH  - /09- /09- /10- /1015              
Ninho da ÁguiaBrazilCPFL RenovaveisHSanto Antônio1- /09- /09- /10- /101594 14V 0.75 0.75      
Ahl LafouimMoroccoW 3- /09- /10- /11- /1215 20240.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*     
LaananatMoroccoW 1- /09- /10- /11- /1215 18200.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*     
RetiroBrazilCTG BrasilSapucai18- /10- /11- /1207/1315482             
MamoeiroBrazilEstado do CearáW 21- /10- /11- /12- /1315              
Sharab GarodIranKohgiloye-Boyerahmad Water CompanyISharab Garod1- /12- /14- /20- /221575 12           

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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

River: Harts

Reservoir capacity: 61 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/88

Start of RCC: 05/88

End of RCC: 06/89

End of Project: 11/89

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 100 metres

Volume of RCC: 17 m3x103

Total volume: 36 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
 RCC supported by fill shoulders
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC supported by fill shoulders
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
91
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
92Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Spitskop completed
Spitskop completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: Junta de Andalucia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Belén

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/91

Start of RCC: -/91

End of RCC: 12/91

End of Project: -/92

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 75 metres

Volume of RCC: 4 m3x103

Total volume: 5 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
73
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
109Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Amatisteros III completed
Amatisteros III completed

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Country: Canada

Owner: Abitibi-Price Inc.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Exploits

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/96

Start of RCC: 08/96

End of RCC: 09/96

End of Project: 12/96

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 180 metres

Volume of RCC: 7 m3x103

Total volume: 11 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.67Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.67Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
200200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
130
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
75Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Grand Falls spillway completed
Grand Falls spillway completed

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Country: Laos

Owner: EDL Generation Public Co. Ltd

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/98

Start of RCC: -/98

End of RCC: -/99

End of Project: -/00

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 60 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
  
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/02

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

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: India

Owner: GoMWRD (Government of Maharashtra Water Resources Department)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Pravara

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/01

Start of RCC: 12/01

End of RCC: 01/04

End of Project: 06/04

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 503 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 40 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.78RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.78RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
88
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
132Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Ghatghar (Upper dam) completed
Ghatghar (Upper dam) completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Itabapoana

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: 05/09

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 110 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
  
  
Pedra do Garrafão completed
Pedra do Garrafão completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Gerdau SA

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Claro

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/07

Start of RCC: 08/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: 07/10

Specifications

Height: 15 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
  
  
Barra dos Coqueiros on Google Earth
Barra dos Coqueiros on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Ibirama Energética SA

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 15 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: CPFL Renovaveis

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Santo Antônio

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 94 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 14 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Ninho da Águia completed
Ninho da Águia completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 24 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)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 18 m3x103

Total volume: 20 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)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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Full Dam Information

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CTG Brasil

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Sapucai

Reservoir capacity: 18 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: 07/13

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 482 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
  
  
Retiro completed
Retiro completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Estado do Ceará

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 15 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
  
  
Mamoeiro completed
Mamoeiro completed

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Country: Iran

Owner: Kohgiloye-Boyerahmad Water Company

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Sharab Garod

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/12

Start of RCC: -/12

End of RCC: -/20

End of Project: -/22

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 75 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 12 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
  
  
Sharab Garod on Google Earth
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