Major World Dams Under Construction in 1993*

Table
Length Volume Gross
of content reservoir
Height crest (000 capacity
Name of dam River Country Type** (m) (m) cu m) (000 cu m)

Al-Wahda Fez Morocco E 88 1,600 27,000 3,800,000
Al-Wehda Yarmuk Jordan/Syria E,R 164 700 21,000 486,000
Arakhthos/Kalaritiko Arakhthos Greece E 185 238 1,500 1,840,000
Bakun Rajana Malaysia R 204 900 29,400 43,800,000
Banje Devoll Albania E,R 100 1,350 15,000 700,000
Bekme Greater Zab Iraq E,R 204 600 34,000 17,000,000
Berke Ceyhan Turkey A 210 270 730 427,000
Boyabat Kizilirmak Turkey G 195 675 2,300 3,557,000
Bureya Bureya Russia G 140 765 3,440 20,940,000
Catalan Ceyhan Turkey E 82 894 17,000 2,126,000
Chapeton Paraná Argentina E,G 35 224,000 296,000 60,600,000
Chisapani Karali Nepal E,R 210 850 35,000 15,000,000
Cipasang Cimanuk Indonesia E,R 200 640 90,000 860,000
Corpus Posadas Paraná Argentina/Paraguay E,R 65 8,474 18,200 13,000,000
Daliushu Ningxia China E,R 160 680 15,000 11,000,000
Dongfeng Wujiang China A 173 259 1,144 1,025,000
Ertan Yalongjiang China A 240 763 4,742 5,800,000
Guayillabamba Guayillabamba Ecuador A 165 413 704 105,000
Hongijiadu Hongshui China E,R 178 490 9,800 4,700,000
Hrusov-Dunakiliti-Gabcikovo Dunaj Czechoslovakia/Hungary E,G 29 31,500 18,340 199,000
Huites Fuerte Mexico G 155 390 2,100 3,675,000
Ingapata Paute Ecuador G 166 430 1,600 413,000
Kambaratinsk Naryn Kyrgyzstan R 255 560 112,000 4,650,000
Kanev Dnieper Ukraine E,G 40 16,479 33,000 2,620,000
Karun No. 3 Karun Iran A 200 831 7,600 623,000
Katse Malibamatso Lesotho A 182 700 2,200 2,000,000
Katun Katun Russia E,R 179 755 32,700 5,800,000
Kishau Tons India E,G 253 680 9,500 2,400,000
Kumgang North Itan North Korea E 150 1,120 8,760 9,250,000
La Vueltosa Caparo Venezuela E 118 1,200 15,000 5,300,000
Lijiaxia Huang He China A 165 382 2,340 1,630,000
Longtan Hongshui He China RCC 185 790 7,610 27,280,000
Maroun Maroun Iran E,R 165 350 7,490 1,200,000
Mashai Malibamatso Lesotho E 155 680 14,400 3,306,000
Messochora Acheloos Greece E,R 150 300 4,200 625,000
Misogawa Kiso Japan E,R 150 455 8,000 61,000
Miyagase Nakatsu Japan E,R 155 400 2,000 193,000
M'Jara (Wahada) Ouegha Morocco E 87 1,600 25,000 4,000,000
Namakhvani I Rioni Georgia A 161 460 1,200 560,000
Nukui Takiyama Japan A 155 382 800 82,000
Ozluce Peri Turkey E,R 150 9,400 1,075 170,000
Pati Paraná Argentina E,G 36 174,900 238,180 38,000,000
Potrerillos Mendoza Argentina E 146 550 17,120 860,000
Roncador Uruguay Brazil/Argentina E,R 78 1,598 9,940 33,580,000
San Roque Agno Philippines E 210 1,130 43,150 990,000
Sardar Sarovar Narmada India G 163 1,202 7,472 9,500,000
Serra da Mesa Tocantins Brazil E,R 150 1,544 12,700 54,400,000
Songwon Chungmangang North Korea R 160 630 1,100 3,200,000
Tehri Bhagirathi India E,R 261 575 27,032 3,540,000
Tianshenggiao Hongshui China E,R 178 1,137 17,810 10,260,000
Urayama Takiyama Japan G 155 400 1,730 58,000
Valea Sadului Jiu Romania E,R 52 7,150 18,250 306,000
Xiaolangdi Yellow China E,R 154 1,317 12,650 12,650,000
Yacyreta-Apipe Paraná Paraguay/Argentina E,R 43 69,600 67,700 21,000,000
Zimapan Moctezuma Mexico A 200 80 280 1,426,000
Zungeru Kaduna Nigeria RCC 116 2,680 5,160 27,050,000

Major World Dams Completed in 1992 and 1993*

Aguamilpa Santiago Mexico E,R 187 642 14,000 6,950,000
Geheyan Qingjiang China A 151 641 3,250 1,200,000
Kabalebo Kabalebo Suriname E,R 45 1,650 3,790 19,000,000
Kayraktepe Gaksu Turkey E,R 199 580 17,000 4,800,000
Kouilou Kouilou Congo A 137 345 390 35,000,000
Lhakwar Yamuna India G 204 454 2,871 580,000
Piedra del Aguila Limay Argentina E,G,R 163 820 2,520 11,300,000
Porto Primavera Paraná Brazil E,R 38 11,835 37,644 18,500,000
Thein (Rajit) Ravi India E,R 160 565 14,213 3,280,000
Thissavros Nestos Greece E,R 172 480 10,000 700,000
Turkwell Gorge Turkwell Kenya A 153 150 170 1,641,000

*Having a height exceeding 150 m (492 ft); or having a volume content exceeding 15 million cu m (196 million cu yd); or forming a reservoir
exceeding 14,800 x 10^6 cu m of capacity (12 million ac-ft).
**Type of dam: E = earth; R = rockfill; A = arch; G = gravity; RCC = roller-compacted-concrete.

^ indicates exponentiation. (T.W. MERMEL)

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