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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)
Yongxi Nº3ChinaYongxi Hydroelectric Co. Ltd.F H WDazhangxi6805/9610/9710/9809/9987198170255V(3')0.73(10)ogee
0.73
(1)
(1)
2803000115
80
95
90
(F)
Fenhe Nº2ChinaDepartment of Water Resources, Shanxi ProvinceF H WFenhe13311/9608/9803/9906/0087350362448V
0.20
(1)
(1)
0.75(5)0.75(1)3003000127
60
84
93
(F)
Wuchuanshaba
[A]
ChinaHWujlang9940- /04- /05- /06- /0787              
Enlarged CotterAustraliaIcon Water (formerly ACTEW Corp.)WCotter7810/0908/1112/1208/1387350369400V(3')0.75(3')0.75(3')*300
400
300
400
75120(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: Yongxi Hydroelectric Co. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Dazhangxi

Reservoir capacity: 68 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/96

Start of RCC: 05/96

End of RCC: 10/98

End of Project: 09/99

Specifications

Height: 87 metres

Length: 198 metres

Volume of RCC: 170 m3x103

Total volume: 255 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.73RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeTraditional concrete against formwork
0.73Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
2803000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
115
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
95Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
90 
Yongxi Nº3 completed
Yongxi Nº3 completed

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Details

Country: China

Owner: Department of Water Resources, Shanxi Province

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Fenhe

Reservoir capacity: 133 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/96

Start of RCC: 11/96

End of RCC: 03/99

End of Project: 06/00

Specifications

Height: 87 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 362 m3x103

Total volume: 448 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
127
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
84Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
93 
Fenhe Nº2 completed
Fenhe Nº2 completed

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Details

Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Wujlang

Reservoir capacity: 9940 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 87 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: Australia

Owner: Icon Water (formerly ACTEW Corp.)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Cotter

Reservoir capacity: 78 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/09

Start of RCC: 10/09

End of RCC: 12/12

End of Project: 08/13

Specifications

Height: 87 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 369 m3x103

Total volume: 400 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Enlarged Cotter completed
Enlarged Cotter completed

 

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