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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)
KodamaJapanF WKodama1410/8905/9112/9303/97102280358570V
0.20
(1)
(1)
0.76(1)0.76(1)2507509136(S)
TokerEritreaWToker1411/9602/9805/9908/9973263187210V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(12)*33033011085(F)
AmataMexicoISan Lorenzo1411/0311/0404/0506/05302184260V
1.00
(8)1.00(3)*1.00(12)3003001200(-) -
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ChinaHNanhe14- /05- /06- /07- /08771404555           
Dr Victor Baptista Adami (formerly Passos Maia)BrazilHChapecó14- /09- /10- /1109/1234 66         7218(N)
Akköy II (Aladereçam)TurkeyHKaraovacik14- /0705/1109/12- /1360260226306V(1)0.80(1)0.80(12)3003008585(N)
XinchangheChinaXinchanghe14- /13- /14- /15- /1657145             
YunheChinaHDangjiahe14- /14- /15- /16- /1768176             
Minas San FranciscoEcuadorHJubones14- /12- /14- /1708/1878209        300300   

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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: Japan

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Kodama

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/89

Start of RCC: 10/89

End of RCC: 12/93

End of Project: 03/97

Specifications

Height: 102 metres

Length: 280 metres

Volume of RCC: 358 m3x103

Total volume: 570 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.76Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.76Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
91
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
36Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Kodama completed
Kodama completed

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Country: Eritrea

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Toker

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/96

Start of RCC: 11/96

End of RCC: 05/99

End of Project: 08/99

Specifications

Height: 73 metres

Length: 263 metres

Volume of RCC: 187 m3x103

Total volume: 210 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
330330

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
110
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
85Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Toker completed
Toker completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: San Lorenzo

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/03

Start of RCC: 11/03

End of RCC: 04/05

End of Project: 06/05

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 218 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

Total volume: 60 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
1.00 
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Amata completed
Amata completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Nanhe

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 77 metres

Length: 140 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 55 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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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Chapecó

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: 09/12

Specifications

Height: 34 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 66 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Country: Turkey

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Karaovacik

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: 09/12

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 60 metres

Length: 260 metres

Volume of RCC: 226 m3x103

Total volume: 306 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
85Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Akköy II (Aladereçam) completed
Akköy II (Aladereçam) completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Xinchanghe

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/13

Start of RCC: -/13

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 145 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: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Dangjiahe

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/14

Start of RCC: -/14

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 68 metres

Length: 176 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: Ecuador

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jubones

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/12

Start of RCC: -/12

End of RCC: -/17

End of Project: 08/18

Specifications

Height: 78 metres

Length: 209 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Minas San Francisco completed
Minas San Francisco completed

 

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