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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)
ThornleaSouth AfricaIMlazi306/9010/9012/9002/91171351617V(1)0.90(3)*0.90(1)1701703887(S)
Burguillos del CerroSpainWRibera de los Montes312/9005/9109/9112/91241672533V(14)0.13
0.60
(14)*0.60(13)*30030080135(F)
ArriaránSpainWArriarán310/9104/9209/9202/94582061101130.05(3)0.70(3)*0.70(3)*30030085135(F)
Zintel CanyonUSAFZintel303/9207/9210/9212/92391585455V(7)0.85(17)0.85(17)300300740(-) -
Sishanping
[A]
ChinaF H ILeishui3- /92- /93- /94- /9556147 18          (F)
New Peterson LakeUSAWTributary of Cache La Poudre305/9509/9511/9512/95217078V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*30030014548(F)
Tie HackUSAWSouth Fork Clear Creek305/9610/9608/97- /97411706269V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*3003008983(F)
Hongpo
[A-G]
ChinaWQinggoushui310/9707/9811/9912/99552447177V(3')0.50(1)0.50(1)30030005499(F)
FukuchiyamaJapanF N WFukuti310/98- /9912/0103/0365255115201V(1)0.78(1)0.78(1)2507508436(F)
Peixe AngicalBrazilHTocantins304/02- /04- /0509/0639400500582      300300700(-) -
Ghatghar (Lower dam)IndiaHShahi Nallah312/0112/0405/0603/07864476386460.141(3')0.782(3')*0.782(3')*30030075150(F)
Akköy ITurkeyHHarsit307/0510/0604/0709/0838144871010.10(1)0.80(1)0.80(12)300300100100(N)
Elkwater ForkUSAWTygart Tributory3- /0604/0708/07- /0739204106113V(8)0.80(3)*0.80(1)*3003005989(F)
Ulu Sepri (formerly Batu Hampar)MalaysiaWBatu Hampar311/0710/0904/1005/1065236200203 (3') (10) (10)300120065120(F)
Shaizhu
[A]
ChinaHXima3- /06- /08- /10- /1172160 100           
Saizhu
[A]
ChinaHXima304/06- /09- /10- /1172160107115curve(3')curve(3') (3)     
Ahl LafouimMoroccoW 3- /09- /10- /11- /1215 20240.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*     
KraymaMoroccoWTiyoughza3- /09- /10- /11- /1232 45530.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*  120
100
0(-) -
Güneysinir AlanözüTurkeyIYangılı3- /13- /14- /15- /153827071            
Cacimba NovaBrazilI W 3- /13- /14- /16- /161819652            
DivareshIranI WKharshak3- /13- /15- /21- /2345195             
Gümüshane BahçecikTurkeyWŞenkale Deresi306/1711/18- /21- /2267273148 0.10(1)0.80(1)*  300300  (N)
Akçali-1TurkeyISağın Creek3- /16- /19- /23- /2443291120 0.10(1)0.80(1)*0.80(12)300300  (F)
BahçecikTurkeyW 3- /16- /19- /23- /2469 204            

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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: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Mlazi

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/90

Start of RCC: 06/90

End of RCC: 12/90

End of Project: 02/91

Specifications

Height: 17 metres

Length: 135 metres

Volume of RCC: 16 m3x103

Total volume: 17 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.90RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.90Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
170170

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
38
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
87Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Thornlea completed
Thornlea completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Ribera de los Montes

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/90

Start of RCC: 12/90

End of RCC: 09/91

End of Project: 12/91

Specifications

Height: 24 metres

Length: 167 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 33 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalSlip-formed/extruded facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.13Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
0.60 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
135Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Burguillos del Cerro completed
Burguillos del Cerro completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Arriarán

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/91

Start of RCC: 10/91

End of RCC: 09/92

End of Project: 02/94

Specifications

Height: 58 metres

Length: 206 metres

Volume of RCC: 110 m3x103

Total volume: 113 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.05RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
135Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Arriarán completed
Arriarán completed

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Country: USA

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Zintel

Reservoir capacity: 3 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: 39 metres

Length: 158 metres

Volume of RCC: 54 m3x103

Total volume: 55 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Unformed face of RCC

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
74
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Zintel Canyon completed
Zintel Canyon completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Leishui

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/92

Start of RCC: -/92

End of RCC: -/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 56 metres

Length: 147 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 18 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
 Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Details

Country: USA

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Tributary of Cache La Poudre

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/95

Start of RCC: 05/95

End of RCC: 11/95

End of Project: 12/95

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: 70 metres

Volume of RCC: 7 m3x103

Total volume: 8 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
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)
145
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
48Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
New Peterson Lake completed
New Peterson Lake completed

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Country: USA

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: South Fork Clear Creek

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/96

Start of RCC: 05/96

End of RCC: 08/97

End of Project: -/97

Specifications

Height: 41 metres

Length: 170 metres

Volume of RCC: 62 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
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
89
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
83Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Tie Hack completed
Tie Hack completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Qinggoushui

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/97

Start of RCC: 10/97

End of RCC: 11/99

End of Project: 12/99

Specifications

Height: 55 metres

Length: 244 metres

Volume of RCC: 71 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
54
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
99Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Hongpo under construction
Hongpo under construction

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Country: Japan

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

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

River: Fukuti

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/98

Start of RCC: 10/98

End of RCC: 12/01

End of Project: 03/03

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 255 metres

Volume of RCC: 115 m3x103

Total volume: 201 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
36Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Fukuchiyama completed
Fukuchiyama completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/02

Start of RCC: 04/02

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: 09/06

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 400 metres

Volume of RCC: 500 m3x103

Total volume: 582 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Peixe Angical completed
Peixe Angical completed

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Country: India

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Shahi Nallah

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/01

Start of RCC: 12/01

End of RCC: 05/06

End of Project: 03/07

Specifications

Height: 86 metres

Length: 447 metres

Volume of RCC: 638 m3x103

Total volume: 646 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.141RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.782RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.782RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
150Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Ghatghar (Lower dam) completed
Ghatghar (Lower dam) completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Harsit

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/05

Start of RCC: 07/05

End of RCC: 04/07

End of Project: 09/08

Specifications

Height: 38 metres

Length: 144 metres

Volume of RCC: 87 m3x103

Total volume: 101 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional 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)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Country: USA

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Tygart Tributory

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: 08/07

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 204 metres

Volume of RCC: 106 m3x103

Total volume: 113 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
59
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
89Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Elkwater Fork completed
Elkwater Fork completed

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Country: Malaysia

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Batu Hampar

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/07

Start of RCC: 11/07

End of RCC: 04/10

End of Project: 05/10

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 236 metres

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: 203 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Xima

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 72 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 100 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: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Xima

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/06

Start of RCC: 04/06

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 72 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 107 m3x103

Total volume: 115 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
curveRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
curveRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Saizhu completed
Saizhu 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: Tiyoughza

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 53 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)
120
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
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Krayma on Google Earth

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Country: Turkey

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Yangılı

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/13

Start of RCC: -/13

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 38 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 71 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: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/13

Start of RCC: -/13

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: 196 metres

Volume of RCC: 52 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: Iran

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Kharshak

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/13

Start of RCC: -/13

End of RCC: -/21

End of Project: -/23

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 195 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: Turkey

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Şenkale Deresi

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/17

Start of RCC: 06/17

End of RCC: -/21

End of Project: -/22

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 273 metres

Volume of RCC: 148 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional 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)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
 Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Details

Country: Turkey

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Sağın Creek

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/16

Start of RCC: -/16

End of RCC: -/23

End of Project: -/24

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: 291 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
 Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Photo coming soon

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Turkey

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/16

Start of RCC: -/16

End of RCC: -/23

End of Project: -/24

Specifications

Height: 69 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 204 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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