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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)
Los MoralesSpainWMorales206/8602/8710/8712/87282002226V(1)
(3)
0.75(3)*0.75(1)300 -
400
300 -
400
80
74
140
128
(F)
Belén-FloresSpainFBelén109/9111/9101/9201/92288710120.05(3)0.75(3)*0.75(3)*30030073109(F)
Qedusizi (formerly Mount Pleasant)South AfricaFKlip12804/9403/9508/9703/982849078156V(1)V
0.70
(1)
(1)*
0.70(1)*25025046108(S)
Nam Mang 3LaosHNam Gnong49- /02- /03- /0401/0528151             
Areia BrancaBrazilHManhuaçu - /08- /08- /09- /0928257             
GasparinoBrazilW  - /07- /08- /1010/10281000 130           
LavrinhaBrazilHParaiba do Sul 12/07- /09- /10- /1128 85            
São Gonçalo (formerly Santa Bárbara)BrazilHSanta Bárbara6- /08- /09- /10- /11281541426V 0.75 0.75   6817(N)
Gürün ÇamlıcaTurkeyIKırkgöz Creek1- /17- /19- /21- /232814228 0.10 0.80   300 8032 

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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: Spain

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Morales

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/86

Start of RCC: 06/86

End of RCC: 10/87

End of Project: 12/87

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

Total volume: 26 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
 RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300  -300  -
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
74
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
140Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
128 
Los Morales completed
Los Morales completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Belén

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/91

Start of RCC: 09/91

End of RCC: 01/92

End of Project: 01/92

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 87 metres

Volume of RCC: 10 m3x103

Total volume: 12 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.05RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
73
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
109Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Belén-Flores completed
Belén-Flores completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Klip

Reservoir capacity: 128 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/94

Start of RCC: 04/94

End of RCC: 08/97

End of Project: 03/98

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 490 metres

Volume of RCC: 78 m3x103

Total volume: 156 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
46
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
108Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Qedusizi (formerly Mount Pleasant) completed
Qedusizi (formerly Mount Pleasant) completed

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Country: Laos

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Nam Gnong

Reservoir capacity: 49 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: 01/05

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 151 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: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Manhuaçu

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 257 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
  
  
Areia Branca completed
Areia Branca completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: 10/10

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 1000 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 130 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
  
  
Gasparino completed
Gasparino completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Paraiba do Sul

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/07

Start of RCC: 12/07

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 85 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): Hydropower

River: Santa Bárbara

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 154 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 26 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
68
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
17Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
São Gonçalo (formerly Santa Bárbara) completed
São Gonçalo (formerly Santa Bárbara) completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Kırkgöz Creek

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/17

Start of RCC: -/17

End of RCC: -/21

End of Project: -/23

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 142 metres

Volume of RCC: 28 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300 

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
32 
  
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