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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)
Freeman diversionUSAUnited Water Conservancy DistrictGSanta Clara 03/9007/9009/90- /9117366101110V(1)0.80(17)0.80(17)30030012583(F)
KroombitAustraliaWater Resources Commission, QueenslandG IKroombit Creek1303/9206/9210/9212/922625084110V(1)0.70(1)0.70(1)30030082107(F)
San RafaelMexicoCFE (Comisión Federal de Electricidad)F HSantiago2611/9305/9407/9407/944817681110V(5)0.66
0.80
(3)*separate 30030090130(N)
Yujianhe
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ChinaGuiyang Water Conservancy BureauF I WWu11- /02- /03- /04- /05811801051100.10 0.76 0.76      
Luojiaohe
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ChinaHBaibu46- /05- /06- /07- /0781250 110           

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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: USA

Owner: United Water Conservancy District

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge

River: Santa Clara

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/90

Start of RCC: 03/90

End of RCC: 09/90

End of Project: -/91

Specifications

Height: 17 metres

Length: 366 metres

Volume of RCC: 101 m3x103

Total volume: 110 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
125
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
83Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Freeman diversion completed
Freeman diversion completed

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Country: Australia

Owner: Water Resources Commission, Queensland

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge / Irrigation

River: Kroombit Creek

Reservoir capacity: 13 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/92

Start of RCC: 03/92

End of RCC: 10/92

End of Project: 12/92

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 84 m3x103

Total volume: 110 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
82
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
107Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Kroombit completed
Kroombit completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CFE (Comisión Federal de Electricidad)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Santiago

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/93

Start of RCC: 11/93

End of RCC: 07/94

End of Project: 07/94

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 176 metres

Volume of RCC: 81 m3x103

Total volume: 110 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.66RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
130Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
San Rafael completed
San Rafael completed

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Country: China

Owner: Guiyang Water Conservancy Bureau

Type: Thin Arch

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

River: Wu

Reservoir capacity: 11 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 81 metres

Length: 180 metres

Volume of RCC: 105 m3x103

Total volume: 110 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.76 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.76 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Baibu

Reservoir capacity: 46 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 81 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 110 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
  
  
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