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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)
Wolwedans
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South AfricaWGreat Brak2411/8710/8810/8911/9070268180210V(1)0.50(1)*0.50(1)*25025058136(F)
DodairagawaJapanF WKabura503/8606/8801/9003/9270300167350V
0.40
(1)
(1)
0.75(1)0.75(1)1805009624(F)
HiyoshiJapanF H WKatsura66- /8310/9407/9603/9870438440670V
0.80
(1)
(1)
0.80(1)0.80(1)250750
1000
84
77
36
33
(F)
Liubo
[A]
ChinaF HXipihe51- /02- /03- /03- /0470258130168          (F)
VacaBelizeHMarcal1202/0702/0810/0912/11702252002200.20(1)0.75(3')*0.75(12)30030009431(F)
Feke IITurkeyHGöksu6312/0712/0802/1008/10702561942270.07(6)0.80(3')*separate 30030060
60
60
50
(F)
LianhuataiChinaHDan9502/09- /10- /11- /1170221 221           
Kotanli II
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TurkeyHKura2010/1205/1404/1511/15702502482520.15(3)0.70(3')0.70(12)30030085130(N)
BurçTurkeyHGöksu6301/0701/12- /15- /17702352322600.07(8)0.80(1)separate 3003006050 to  60(F)
Xiakoutang
[A]
ChinaHYu - /17- /18- /20- /2170              
Hatta UpperUAEH  12/1911/2108/22- /2470222170180 (7) (7)none 30030065120(F)
Yozgat (Akdagmadeni) BahçecikTurkeyIGökdelen33- /15- /18- /23- /2470494614 V(1)0.80(1)  300 8456(F)
Gwayi-ShanganiZimbabweWGwayi63409/04- /22- /24- /2570305 300        60140(F)

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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: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Great Brak

Reservoir capacity: 24 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/87

Start of RCC: 11/87

End of RCC: 10/89

End of Project: 11/90

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 268 metres

Volume of RCC: 180 m3x103

Total volume: 210 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
136Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Wolwedans completed
Wolwedans completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Kabura

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/86

Start of RCC: 03/86

End of RCC: 01/90

End of Project: 03/92

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 167 m3x103

Total volume: 350 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.40Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
180500

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
96
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
24Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Dodairagawa completed
Dodairagawa completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

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

River: Katsura

Reservoir capacity: 66 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/83

Start of RCC: -/83

End of RCC: 07/96

End of Project: 03/98

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 438 metres

Volume of RCC: 440 m3x103

Total volume: 670 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750
 1000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
77
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
36Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
33 
Hiyoshi completed
Hiyoshi completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Xipihe

Reservoir capacity: 51 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: -/03

End of Project: -/04

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 258 metres

Volume of RCC: 130 m3x103

Total volume: 168 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
 Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Belize

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Marcal

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/07

Start of RCC: 02/07

End of RCC: 10/09

End of Project: 12/11

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 225 metres

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: 220 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
94
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
31Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Vaca completed
Vaca completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Göksu

Reservoir capacity: 63 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/07

Start of RCC: 12/07

End of RCC: 02/10

End of Project: 08/10

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 256 metres

Volume of RCC: 194 m3x103

Total volume: 227 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.07Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
60Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
50 
Feke II completed
Feke II completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Dan

Reservoir capacity: 95 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/09

Start of RCC: 02/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 221 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 221 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
  
  
Lianhuatai completed
Lianhuatai completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: -

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Kura

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/12

Start of RCC: 10/12

End of RCC: 04/15

End of Project: 11/15

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 248 m3x103

Total volume: 252 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.15RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
130Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Kotanli II completed
Kotanli II completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Göksu

Reservoir capacity: 63 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/07

Start of RCC: 01/07

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 235 metres

Volume of RCC: 232 m3x103

Total volume: 260 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.07RCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50  toLow-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Yu

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/17

Start of RCC: -/17

End of RCC: -/20

End of Project: -/21

Specifications

Height: 70 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: UAE

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/19

Start of RCC: 12/19

End of RCC: 08/22

End of Project: -/24

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 222 metres

Volume of RCC: 170 m3x103

Total volume: 180 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 RCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
none 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Turkey

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Gökdelen

Reservoir capacity: 33 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/15

Start of RCC: -/15

End of RCC: -/23

End of Project: -/24

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 494 metres

Volume of RCC: 614 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
56Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Zimbabwe

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Gwayi

Reservoir capacity: 634 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/04

Start of RCC: 09/04

End of RCC: -/24

End of Project: -/25

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 305 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 300 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
140Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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