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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)
GalesvilleUSAF I R WCow Creek5207/8405/8508/8510/8550290161171V(1)0.80(17)0.80(17)3003005351(F)
Knellpoort
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South AfricaWRietspruit 13704/8805/8811/8809/89502004559V(1)0.60(1)*0.60(1)*25025061142(F)
Cuchillo NegroUSAFCuchillo Negro 10/8903/9005/9107/91501867582V(7)0.90(17)separate 3003007759(F)
TaungSouth AfricaI WHarts6606/9008/9109/9205/9350320132153V(1)V
0.75
(1)
(1)*
0.75(1)*2502504466(F)
VinoramasMexicoF IEl Bledal10210/9104/9312/9301/9450807117184V(5)0.80(3)*0.80(13)300300100100(M)
TakisatoJapanF H I WSorachi10810/90- /9307/9706/00504453274550.06(1)0.80(1)0.80(1)2507508436(F)
FunilBrazilHRio Grande285- /97- /99- /0112/0250              
YushiChinaF I WBiliuhe89- /98- /99- /01- /0250267218233        7070(F)
YujiankouChinaHLonghe908/01- /03- /04- /0550156118147V(3')0.70(3')0.85(1)    (F)
Paradise (formerly Burnett River)AustraliaF IBurnett30011/0306/0409/0511/0550940400400V(8)0.64(3)*0.64(1)*310310630(-) -
El GuapoVenezuelaF I WEl Guapo14108/0504/0612/0608/07501383203420.60(1)0.85(17)1.80(1)300300750(-) -
ShankouChinaHTakasi12104/06- /07- /08- /0950496             
A LuoiVietnamHA Sap 06/0704/09- /11- /1250208138            
ShuangfengsiChinaHLuanhe137- /11- /12- /13- /1450535 550           
KarareisTurkeyWCamibogazi10- /14- /15- /16- /17502951421730.05(3')0.80(3')0.80(12)3003009852(F)
Dyraaba (part of Uma Oya Project)Sri LankaH IMathatilla Oya1- /11- /13- /17- /18501654050V(1) (1) (12)3003009595(F)
ItaocaraBrazilHParaiba do Sul170001/16- /17- /18- /1950              
KapiçayTurkeyH IBasgöz5- /14- /18- /22- /2450136126 V(1)0.80(1)  300 8456 
HaciömerTurkeyISay4- /18- /20- /22- /235017394 V(1)0.80(1)       
ÜzengiliTurkeyIBüyük Creek1- /18- /21- /23- /245015794 0.10(1)0.80(1)       

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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: USA

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Recreation / Water Supply

River: Cow Creek

Reservoir capacity: 52 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/84

Start of RCC: 07/84

End of RCC: 08/85

End of Project: 10/85

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 290 metres

Volume of RCC: 161 m3x103

Total volume: 171 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
53
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
51Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Galesville completed
Galesville completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: -

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Rietspruit

Reservoir capacity: 137 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/88

Start of RCC: 04/88

End of RCC: 11/88

End of Project: 09/89

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 59 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)
61
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
142Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Knellpoort completed
Knellpoort completed

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Country: USA

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Cuchillo Negro

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/89

Start of RCC: 10/89

End of RCC: 05/91

End of Project: 07/91

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 186 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 82 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.90Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
77
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
59Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Cuchillo Negro completed
Cuchillo Negro completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Harts

Reservoir capacity: 66 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/90

Start of RCC: 06/90

End of RCC: 09/92

End of Project: 05/93

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 320 metres

Volume of RCC: 132 m3x103

Total volume: 153 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)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
44
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
66Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Taung completed
Taung completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation

River: El Bledal

Reservoir capacity: 102 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/91

Start of RCC: 10/91

End of RCC: 12/93

End of Project: 01/94

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 807 metres

Volume of RCC: 117 m3x103

Total volume: 184 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Milled sand
  
Vinoramas completed
Vinoramas completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Sorachi

Reservoir capacity: 108 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/90

Start of RCC: 10/90

End of RCC: 07/97

End of Project: 06/00

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 445 metres

Volume of RCC: 327 m3x103

Total volume: 455 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.06Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
36Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Takisato completed
Takisato completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 285 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/97

Start of RCC: -/97

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: 12/02

Specifications

Height: 50 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
  
  
Funil completed
Funil completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Biliuhe

Reservoir capacity: 89 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/98

Start of RCC: -/98

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 267 metres

Volume of RCC: 218 m3x103

Total volume: 233 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
70Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Yushi completed
Yushi completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Longhe

Reservoir capacity: 9 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/01

Start of RCC: 08/01

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 156 metres

Volume of RCC: 118 m3x103

Total volume: 147 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Australia

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation

River: Burnett

Reservoir capacity: 300 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/03

Start of RCC: 11/03

End of RCC: 09/05

End of Project: 11/05

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 940 metres

Volume of RCC: 400 m3x103

Total volume: 400 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.64RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.64Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
310310

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
63
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Paradise (formerly Burnett River) completed
Paradise (formerly Burnett River) completed

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Country: Venezuela

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: El Guapo

Reservoir capacity: 141 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/05

Start of RCC: 08/05

End of RCC: 12/06

End of Project: 08/07

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 138 metres

Volume of RCC: 320 m3x103

Total volume: 342 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
1.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
El Guapo completed
El Guapo completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Takasi

Reservoir capacity: 121 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/06

Start of RCC: 04/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 496 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: Vietnam

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: A Sap

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/07

Start of RCC: 06/07

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 208 metres

Volume of RCC: 138 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
  
  
A Luoi completed
A Luoi completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Luanhe

Reservoir capacity: 137 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/14

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 535 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 550 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: Turkey

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Camibogazi

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/14

Start of RCC: -/14

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 295 metres

Volume of RCC: 142 m3x103

Total volume: 173 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.05RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
98
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
52Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Sri Lanka

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Mathatilla Oya

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 165 metres

Volume of RCC: 40 m3x103

Total volume: 50 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
95
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
95Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Dyraaba (part of Uma Oya Project) completed
Dyraaba (part of Uma Oya Project) completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Paraiba do Sul

Reservoir capacity: 1700 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/16

Start of RCC: 01/16

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 50 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 / Irrigation

River: Basgöz

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/14

Start of RCC: -/14

End of RCC: -/22

End of Project: -/24

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 136 metres

Volume of RCC: 126 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300 

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
56 
  
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Country: Turkey

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Say

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/18

Start of RCC: -/18

End of RCC: -/22

End of Project: -/23

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 173 metres

Volume of RCC: 94 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
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: Büyük Creek

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/18

Start of RCC: -/18

End of RCC: -/23

End of Project: -/24

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 157 metres

Volume of RCC: 94 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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