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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.

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
ConcepciónHondurasWConcepción3512/8812/8906/9008/90686942702900.075(2)0.80(3)*0.80(1)*4004006515(N)
KoyamaJapanF I WOhkita1711/9405/0012/0203/0565462270531V(1)0.78(1)0.78(1)2507508436(S)
João LeiteBrazilWJoão Leite12903/0101/03- /04- /0455380270290      3003008020(N)
Portugues
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USAFPortugues2004/0801/1105/1212/1367375270310V(3')0.35(3')*0.35(1)30030011451(F)
TiouineMoroccoF I WIriri27005/10- /11- /14- /1584202270380V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*  1000(-) -
Shah wa ArüsAfghanistanF H I WShakardar10- /12- /13- /1904/2178303270337V
0.20
(1)0.80(1)0.80(1)30030010545(N)

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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: Honduras

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Concepción

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/88

Start of RCC: 12/88

End of RCC: 06/90

End of Project: 08/90

Specifications

Height: 68 metres

Length: 694 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 290 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.075Traditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Concepción completed
Concepción completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

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

River: Ohkita

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/94

Start of RCC: 11/94

End of RCC: 12/02

End of Project: 03/05

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 462 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 531 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: João Leite

Reservoir capacity: 129 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/01

Start of RCC: 03/01

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/04

Specifications

Height: 55 metres

Length: 380 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 290 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
João Leite completed
João Leite completed

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Country: USA

Owner: -

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Portugues

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/08

Start of RCC: 04/08

End of RCC: 05/12

End of Project: 12/13

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 375 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 310 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.35RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.35Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
114
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
51Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Portugues completed
Portugues completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

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

River: Iriri

Reservoir capacity: 270 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/10

Start of RCC: 05/10

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 84 metres

Length: 202 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 380 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)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Tiouine on Google Earth
Tiouine on Google Earth

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Country: Afghanistan

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

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

River: Shakardar

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/12

Start of RCC: -/12

End of RCC: -/19

End of Project: 04/21

Specifications

Height: 78 metres

Length: 303 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 337 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.20 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
105
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
45Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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