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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)
ShimajigawaJapanF I WShimaji2109/7610/7804/8003/8189240165317V
0.30
(1)
(1)
0.80(1)0.80(1)150 to
200
500
700
8436(F)
Los CanchalesSpainF WLácara1505/8807/8811/8801/89322402554V(3)0.50
0.80
(3)*
(3)*
0.50(1)*25025084
70
156
145
(F)
A VuongVietnamHVugia Thubon 34008/0301/0610/0711/0883240260350V(1)0.80(1)1.00(1)30030090150(N)
San JulianMexicoWFuerte - /16- /19- /21- /2244240             
NtabalangaSouth AfricaI WItsitsa 09/1907/2210/2405/2575240             

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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: Japan

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

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

River: Shimaji

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/76

Start of RCC: 09/76

End of RCC: 04/80

End of Project: 03/81

Specifications

Height: 89 metres

Length: 240 metres

Volume of RCC: 165 m3x103

Total volume: 317 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.30Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
150  to500
200700

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Spain

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Lácara

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/88

Start of RCC: 05/88

End of RCC: 11/88

End of Project: 01/89

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 240 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 54 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
156Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
145 
Los Canchales completed
Los Canchales completed

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Country: Vietnam

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Vugia Thubon

Reservoir capacity: 340 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/03

Start of RCC: 08/03

End of RCC: 10/07

End of Project: 11/08

Specifications

Height: 83 metres

Length: 240 metres

Volume of RCC: 260 m3x103

Total volume: 350 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
150Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
A Vuong under construction
A Vuong under construction

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Country: Mexico

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Fuerte

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/16

Start of RCC: -/16

End of RCC: -/21

End of Project: -/22

Specifications

Height: 44 metres

Length: 240 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: South Africa

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Itsitsa

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/19

Start of RCC: 09/19

End of RCC: 10/24

End of Project: 05/25

Specifications

Height: 75 metres

Length: 240 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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