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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)
Qinglong
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ChinaEnshi Mawei Valley Hydropower Development Co. Ltd.HMaweigou2912/08- /09- /11- /12140116 212           
LudilaChinaYunnan Huadian Hydropower Co. Ltd.HJingsha171801/07- /11- /14- /15140622 1920V
0.20
 0.75        
Kafue Gorge Lower (KGL)ZambiaKafue Gorge Lower Power Development Co. Ltd.HKafue8309/1506/1812/19- /20140397130015300.20(3')0.75(3')0.75(12)30030060112(F)

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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: Enshi Mawei Valley Hydropower Development Co. Ltd.

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Maweigou

Reservoir capacity: 29 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/08

Start of RCC: 12/08

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 140 metres

Length: 116 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 212 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
  
  
Qinglong completed
Qinglong completed

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: China

Owner: Yunnan Huadian Hydropower Co. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jingsha

Reservoir capacity: 1718 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/07

Start of RCC: 01/07

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 140 metres

Length: 622 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 1920 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
0.20 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Ludila completed
Ludila completed

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Details

Country: Zambia

Owner: Kafue Gorge Lower Power Development Co. Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Kafue

Reservoir capacity: 83 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/15

Start of RCC: 09/15

End of RCC: 12/19

End of Project: -/20

Specifications

Height: 140 metres

Length: 397 metres

Volume of RCC: 1300 m3x103

Total volume: 1530 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
112Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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