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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)
De Mist KraalSouth AfricaI WLittle Fish409/8405/8608/8610/87303003565V(1)0.60(1)*0.60(1)*2502505858(F)
Loyalty Road flood retarding basinAustraliaFDarling Mills Creek 06/9512/9504/9608/96301112022V(7)0.80(7)0.80(7)300300800(S)
HelongChinaH R WHailanhe3011/9808/9901/0212/02302444389V(1)0.75(10)ogee(10)*3002000113113(F)
AmataMexicoISan Lorenzo1411/0311/0404/0506/05302184260V
1.00
(8)1.00(3)*1.00(12)3003001200(-) -
Artur Tavares de MeloBrazilIItambé21- /03- /04- /05- /063030650       300300800(-) -
El SauzMexicoW  - /04- /05- /06- /0730              
Linha EmiliaBrazilHCarreiro12- /06- /07- /07- /08302053554           
Sidi Yahya (formerly Ain Kwachia)MoroccoI WKhellata1101/0705/0707/0811/083021360780.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*3003001050(-) -
São PedroBrazilHJacu Braço Norte2- /06- /07- /09- /10301402235           
São JoséBrazilHCarreiro - /07- /08- /09- /1030              
ShidiChina  - /06- /08- /10- /1230              
Marco BalboBrazilH  - /10- /10- /10- /1030 4273           
Anta (with Simplicio)BrazilHParaiba do Sul114- /09- /10- /1112/11302704455           
LianhuaChinaHLianhuaxi33- /10- /14- /16- /1730333             
Cudi-CircipTurkeyICircip2- /16- /17- /18- /193021348590.10(1)0.80(1)0.80(12)30012009852 
BouhdidAlgeriaFOued Bouhdid1- /18- /19- /20- /2130260 600.10 0.90        

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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 / Water Supply

River: Little Fish

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/84

Start of RCC: 09/84

End of RCC: 08/86

End of Project: 10/87

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 65 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
58Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
De Mist Kraal completed
De Mist Kraal completed

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Country: Australia

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Darling Mills Creek

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/95

Start of RCC: 06/95

End of RCC: 04/96

End of Project: 08/96

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 111 metres

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 22 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete panels

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Loyalty Road flood retarding basin completed
Loyalty Road flood retarding basin completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Recreation / Water Supply

River: Hailanhe

Reservoir capacity: 30 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/98

Start of RCC: 11/98

End of RCC: 01/02

End of Project: 12/02

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 244 metres

Volume of RCC: 43 m3x103

Total volume: 89 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeRCC against precast concrete blocks  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3002000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
113
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
113Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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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: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Itambé

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 306 metres

Volume of RCC: 50 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
    [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
    [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Artur Tavares de Melo completed
Artur Tavares de Melo completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: -

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: Carreiro

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 205 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 54 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
  
  
Linha Emilia completed
Linha Emilia completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Khellata

Reservoir capacity: 11 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/07

Start of RCC: 01/07

End of RCC: 07/08

End of Project: 11/08

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 213 metres

Volume of RCC: 60 m3x103

Total volume: 78 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)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
105
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Sidi Yahya (formerly Ain Kwachia) on Google Earth
Sidi Yahya (formerly Ain Kwachia) on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jacu Braço Norte

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 140 metres

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

Total volume: 35 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
  
  
São Pedro completed
São Pedro completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Carreiro

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: -

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
  
  
São José on Google Earth
São José on Google Earth

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: -

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: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

Total volume: 73 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: Paraiba do Sul

Reservoir capacity: 114 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: 12/11

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 44 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
  
  
Anta (with Simplicio) completed
Anta (with Simplicio) completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Lianhuaxi

Reservoir capacity: 33 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 333 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): Irrigation

River: Circip

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/16

Start of RCC: -/16

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 213 metres

Volume of RCC: 48 m3x103

Total volume: 59 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)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
98
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
52 
  
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Country: Algeria

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Oued Bouhdid

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/18

Start of RCC: -/18

End of RCC: -/20

End of Project: -/21

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 260 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 60 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.90 
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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