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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)
Sidi Yahya - formerly Ain KwachiaMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesI WKhellata1101/0705/0707/0811/083021360780.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*3003001050(-) -
Bear CreekUSATennessee Valley AuthorityF WBear Creek4701/0810/0805/0906/09272926069V(1)0.80(1)*  3003007777(F)
BalkusanTurkeyKaren EnergyHBalkusan15- /09- /10- /11- /12481896076V(1)0.75(1)*0.75(12)30012007550 
ÇetintepeTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksHRobozik209/08- /13- /14- /153917360640.10(3)0.80(3)0.80(12)3001200950(-) -

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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.

Full Dam Information

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Khellata

Reservoir capacity: 11 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/07

Start of RCC: 01/07

End of RCC: 07/08

End of Project: 11/08

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 213 metres

Volume of RCC: 60 m3x103

Total volume: 78 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)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
105
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Sidi Yahya - formerly Ain Kwachia on Google Earth
Sidi Yahya - formerly Ain Kwachia on Google Earth

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Country: USA

Owner: Tennessee Valley Authority

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Bear Creek

Reservoir capacity: 47 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/08

Start of RCC: 01/08

End of RCC: 05/09

End of Project: 06/09

Specifications

Height: 27 metres

Length: 292 metres

Volume of RCC: 60 m3x103

Total volume: 69 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
77
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
77Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Bear Creek completed
Bear Creek completed

Full Dam Information

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Karen Energy

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Balkusan

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 189 metres

Volume of RCC: 60 m3x103

Total volume: 76 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50 
  
Balkusan on Google Earth
Balkusan on Google Earth

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Robozik

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/08

Start of RCC: 09/08

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 173 metres

Volume of RCC: 60 m3x103

Total volume: 64 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
95
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
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