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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)
ZaaihoekSouth AfricaWSlang19005/8511/8503/8709/884752797134V(1)V
0.62
(1)*0.62(1)*2502503684(S)
ShangbanChinaHWenchuanxi10- /87- /88- /89- /8947122 74           
Santa Clara-GOBrazilW 129- /86- /95- /97- /9747  129           
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ChinaH INanxi7- /94- /96- /98- /9947235 240           
Nandoni (formerly Mutoti)South AfricaI WLuvuvhu16404/9812/9908/0304/0447392150316V(1)0.75(1)0.75(1)*25025054129(F)
XiaoxiChinaHLongkouxi168- /04- /05- /06- /0747268             
MeanderAustraliaI WMeander4301/0601/0708/0712/07471808585V(4)0.70(10)0.70(10)300300700(-) -
Neelum-JhelumPakistanHNeelum8- /08- /1408/1611/1747125 156        15451 
Ain KsobMoroccoDaliya17- /15- /17- /18- /1947              
NarliTurkeyHGöksu27- /16- /17- /18- /19471534968 (14) (14)  3003006550(F)
La LibertadMexicoWSan Fernando221- /20- /21- /23- /2447              

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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): Water Supply

River: Slang

Reservoir capacity: 190 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/85

Start of RCC: 05/85

End of RCC: 03/87

End of Project: 09/88

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 527 metres

Volume of RCC: 97 m3x103

Total volume: 134 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
0.62 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.62Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
36
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
84Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Zaaihoek completed
Zaaihoek completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Wenchuanxi

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/87

Start of RCC: -/87

End of RCC: -/89

End of Project: -/89

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 122 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 74 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): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 129 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/86

Start of RCC: -/86

End of RCC: -/97

End of Project: -/97

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 129 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: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Nanxi

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/94

Start of RCC: -/94

End of RCC: -/98

End of Project: -/99

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 235 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 240 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: South Africa

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Luvuvhu

Reservoir capacity: 164 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/98

Start of RCC: 04/98

End of RCC: 08/03

End of Project: 04/04

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 392 metres

Volume of RCC: 150 m3x103

Total volume: 316 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
54
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
129Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Nandoni (formerly Mutoti) completed
Nandoni (formerly Mutoti) completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Longkouxi

Reservoir capacity: 168 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 268 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: Australia

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Meander

Reservoir capacity: 43 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/06

Start of RCC: 01/06

End of RCC: 08/07

End of Project: 12/07

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 180 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: 85 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70RCC against precast concrete blocks

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Meander completed
Meander completed

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Country: Pakistan

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Neelum

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: 08/16

End of Project: 11/17

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 125 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 156 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
154
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
51 
  
Neelum-Jhelum under construction
Neelum-Jhelum under construction

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Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Daliya

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/15

Start of RCC: -/15

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 47 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: Turkey

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Göksu

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/16

Start of RCC: -/16

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 153 metres

Volume of RCC: 49 m3x103

Total volume: 68 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Slip-formed/extruded facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
 Slip-formed/extruded facing elements
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Mexico

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: San Fernando

Reservoir capacity: 221 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/20

Start of RCC: -/20

End of RCC: -/23

End of Project: -/24

Specifications

Height: 47 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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