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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)
NangankouChinaIZaoshui4- /69- /70- /71- /723285             
Los CanchalesSpainF WLácara1505/8807/8811/8801/89322402554V(3)0.50
0.80
(3)*
(3)*
0.50(1)*25025084
70
156
145
(F)
Glen MelvilleSouth AfricaWEcca702/8804/8912/9004/913238066114V(1)V
0.75
(1)
(1)*
0.75(1)*3303306565(F)
Lower Molonglo Bypass StorageAustraliaPUnnamed creek102/9406/9408/9411/94321202227V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*3003009664(F)
Rio do Peixe IIBrazilHDo Peixe202/9612/9612/97- /98323002034V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*300300120
90
0
0
(-) -
Las BlancasMexicoIÁlomo & Soso12408/9803/9912/9911/00322795221316V(8)V
0.75
(7)
(3)
0.75(1)300300100100(F)
GuaporéBrazilHGuaporé18- /00- /01- /02- /0332152 43           
PicadaBrazilH 7- /02- /03- /05- /0632              
MosquitãoBrazilH 19- /04- /05- /06- /07322365776           
Rodeio BonitoBrazilHIrani9- /06- /07- /0801/1032223 59V 0.85 0.85      
PalanquinhoBrazilHLajeado Grande6- /07- /08- /0901/103213789103        7218(N)
KraymaMoroccoWTiyoughza3- /09- /10- /11- /1232 45530.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*  120
100
0(-) -
Ivan Botelho I (fomerly Ponte)BrazilHPomba17- /10- /11- /12- /1332              

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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): Irrigation

River: Zaoshui

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/69

Start of RCC: -/69

End of RCC: -/71

End of Project: -/72

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 85 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: Spain

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Lácara

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/88

Start of RCC: 05/88

End of RCC: 11/88

End of Project: 01/89

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 240 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 54 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
156Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
145 
Los Canchales completed
Los Canchales completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Ecca

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/88

Start of RCC: 02/88

End of RCC: 12/90

End of Project: 04/91

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 380 metres

Volume of RCC: 66 m3x103

Total volume: 114 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
330330

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
65Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Glen Melville completed
Glen Melville completed

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Country: Australia

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Pollution Control

River: Unnamed creek

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/94

Start of RCC: 02/94

End of RCC: 08/94

End of Project: 11/94

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 120 metres

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

Total volume: 27 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)
96
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
64Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Lower Molonglo Bypass Storage completed
Lower Molonglo Bypass Storage completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Do Peixe

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/96

Start of RCC: 02/96

End of RCC: 12/97

End of Project: -/98

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 34 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)
120
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
Rio do Peixe II completed
Rio do Peixe II completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Álomo & Soso

Reservoir capacity: 124 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/98

Start of RCC: 08/98

End of RCC: 12/99

End of Project: 11/00

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 2795 metres

Volume of RCC: 221 m3x103

Total volume: 316 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
0.75RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Las Blancas completed
Las Blancas completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Guaporé

Reservoir capacity: 18 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/02

End of Project: -/03

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 152 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 43 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
  
  
Guaporé under construction
Guaporé under construction

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 32 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
  
  
Picada completed
Picada completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 19 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 236 metres

Volume of RCC: 57 m3x103

Total volume: 76 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
  
  
Mosquitão completed
Mosquitão completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Irani

Reservoir capacity: 9 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: 01/10

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 223 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 59 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Rodeio Bonito completed
Rodeio Bonito completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Lajeado Grande

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: 01/10

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 137 metres

Volume of RCC: 89 m3x103

Total volume: 103 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Palanquinho completed
Palanquinho completed

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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  -
  
Krayma on Google Earth
Krayma on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Pomba

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 32 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
  
  
Ivan Botelho I (fomerly Ponte) on Google Earth
Ivan Botelho I (fomerly Ponte) on Google Earth

 

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