Adıgüzel Dam

Adıgüzel Dam is an embankment dam on the Büyük Menderes River in Denizli Province, Turkey, built between 1976 and 1989. The dam creates a lake which is 25.9 km ² and irrigates 94,825 hectares.

Adıgüzel Dam
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Adıgüzel Dam Reservoir
Adıgüzel Dam is located in Turkey
Adıgüzel Dam
Location of Adıgüzel Dam in Turkey
Official nameAdıgüzel Baraji
Coordinates38°09′30″N 29°12′20″E / 38.15833°N 29.20556°E / 38.15833; 29.20556Coordinates: 38°09′30″N 29°12′20″E / 38.15833°N 29.20556°E / 38.15833; 29.20556
Construction began1976
Opening date1989
Dam and spillways
ImpoundsBüyük Menderes River
Height144 m (472 ft)
Dam volume7,125,000 m3 (9,319,148 cu yd)
Total capacity1,076,000,000 m3 (872,327 acre⋅ft)
Surface area26 km2 (10 sq mi)
Power Station
Turbines2 x 31 MW Francis-type[1]
Installed capacity62 MW
Annual generation280 GWh

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  1. ^ "Adiguzel Power Plant, Turkey". CEE. Retrieved 25 November 2011.[permanent dead link]