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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)
Fenhe Nº2ChinaF H WFenhe13011/9608/9803/9906/0087350362448V
0.20
(1)
(1)
0.75(5)0.75(1)3003000127
60
84
93
(F)
Karkheh (Pie Pol)IranF HKarkeh4002/9807/9907/00- /0134350130270 (12) (12)ogee(12)3003009733(-) -
InyakaSouth AfricaWMarite12301/9606/9710/0003/0253350160327V(1)0.68(1)0.68(1)25025060120(F)
UenoJapanHJinryu1903/97- /98- /0106/05120350269720V
0.30
(1)
(1)
0.84(1)0.84(1)200100077
70
33
30
(F)
KidoJapanF I N WKido1910/0006/0308/0503/0894350291501V
0.10
(1)
(1)
0.78(1)0.78(1)250750
1000
8436(F)
Castro AlvesBrazilHDas Antas127- /05- /06- /0702/0848350240322V 1.30 1.30   6015(N)
ZirdanIranI WKajoo20711/0208/0708/1011/1065350265437 (5) (3)  3003009842(N)
Enlarged CotterAustraliaWCotter7810/0908/1112/1208/1387350369400V(3')0.75(3')0.75(3')*300
400
300
400
75120(F)
El-Janneh
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LebanonH I WIbrahim (Abraham)38- /1502/20- /22- /221603501450       300300   
Dashte PalangIranF I WDashte Palang15107/13- /22- /24- /2556350540690           
NwamitwaSouth AfricaWGroot Letaba - /17- /22- /25- /2644350170226           

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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): Flood Control / Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Fenhe

Reservoir capacity: 130 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/96

Start of RCC: 11/96

End of RCC: 03/99

End of Project: 06/00

Specifications

Height: 87 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 362 m3x103

Total volume: 448 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
127
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
84Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
93 
Fenhe Nº2 completed
Fenhe Nº2 completed

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Country: Iran

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Karkeh

Reservoir capacity: 40 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/98

Start of RCC: 02/98

End of RCC: 07/00

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 34 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 130 m3x103

Total volume: 270 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
97
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
33No pozzolan used  -
  
Karkheh (Pie Pol) completed
Karkheh (Pie Pol) completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Marite

Reservoir capacity: 123 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/96

Start of RCC: 01/96

End of RCC: 10/00

End of Project: 03/02

Specifications

Height: 53 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 160 m3x103

Total volume: 327 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.68Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.68Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Inyaka completed
Inyaka completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jinryu

Reservoir capacity: 19 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/97

Start of RCC: 03/97

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: 06/05

Specifications

Height: 120 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 269 m3x103

Total volume: 720 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.30Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.84Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.84Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
2001000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
77
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
33Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
30 
Ueno completed
Ueno completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

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

River: Kido

Reservoir capacity: 19 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/00

Start of RCC: 10/00

End of RCC: 08/05

End of Project: 03/08

Specifications

Height: 94 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 291 m3x103

Total volume: 501 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750
 1000

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 127 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: 02/08

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 240 m3x103

Total volume: 322 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
1.30 
Spillway
SlopeType
1.30 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Castro Alves completed
Castro Alves completed

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Country: Iran

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Kajoo

Reservoir capacity: 207 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/02

Start of RCC: 11/02

End of RCC: 08/10

End of Project: 11/10

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 265 m3x103

Total volume: 437 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
98
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
42Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Zirdan under construction
Zirdan under construction

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Country: Australia

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Cotter

Reservoir capacity: 78 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/09

Start of RCC: 10/09

End of RCC: 12/12

End of Project: 08/13

Specifications

Height: 87 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 369 m3x103

Total volume: 400 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Enlarged Cotter completed
Enlarged Cotter completed

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Country: Lebanon

Owner: -

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Ibrahim (Abraham)

Reservoir capacity: 38 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/15

Start of RCC: -/15

End of RCC: -/22

End of Project: -/22

Specifications

Height: 160 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 1450 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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Country: Iran

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

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

River: Dashte Palang

Reservoir capacity: 151 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/13

Start of RCC: 07/13

End of RCC: -/24

End of Project: -/25

Specifications

Height: 56 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 540 m3x103

Total volume: 690 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): Water Supply

River: Groot Letaba

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/17

Start of RCC: -/17

End of RCC: -/25

End of Project: -/26

Specifications

Height: 44 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 170 m3x103

Total volume: 226 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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