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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)
YantanChinaF H NHongshui3403/8502/8903/9212/95110525626905V(1)V
0.80
(1)
(1)*
ogee(1)30030055104(F)
CapandaAngolaHKwanza479502/8710/8905/9212/0711012037571154V(6)0.70(14)
(10)
0.70(13)40040070100(M)
Shimenzi
[A]
ChinaH I WTaxi8006/9806/9906/0110/011101761882110.142
V
(3')
(3')
V
0.18
(3)
(3)
crest(12)300300093
62
110
110
(F)
Huanghuazhai
[A]
ChinaHGetu174807/06- /07- /08- /08110253280292        5296(F)
AgdezMoroccoF I WDraa24705/1603/1909/2006/21110317833993V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*    (N)

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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: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Navigation

River: Hongshui

Reservoir capacity: 34 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/85

Start of RCC: 03/85

End of RCC: 03/92

End of Project: 12/95

Specifications

Height: 110 metres

Length: 525 metres

Volume of RCC: 626 m3x103

Total volume: 905 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
55
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
104Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Yantan completed
Yantan completed

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Country: Angola

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Kwanza

Reservoir capacity: 4795 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/87

Start of RCC: 02/87

End of RCC: 05/92

End of Project: 12/07

Specifications

Height: 110 metres

Length: 1203 metres

Volume of RCC: 757 m3x103

Total volume: 1154 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Slip-formed/extruded facing elements
 RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Milled sand
  
Capanda completed
Capanda completed

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Details

Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Taxi

Reservoir capacity: 80 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/98

Start of RCC: 06/98

End of RCC: 06/01

End of Project: 10/01

Specifications

Height: 110 metres

Length: 176 metres

Volume of RCC: 188 m3x103

Total volume: 211 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.142RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
0.18RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
crestReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
93
62
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
110Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
110 
Shimenzi completed
Shimenzi completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Getu

Reservoir capacity: 1748 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/06

Start of RCC: 07/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 110 metres

Length: 253 metres

Volume of RCC: 280 m3x103

Total volume: 292 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
52
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
96Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Huanghuazhai completed
Huanghuazhai completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

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

River: Draa

Reservoir capacity: 247 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/16

Start of RCC: 05/16

End of RCC: 09/20

End of Project: 06/21

Specifications

Height: 110 metres

Length: 317 metres

Volume of RCC: 833 m3x103

Total volume: 993 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)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
 Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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