Honna Dam

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Honna Dam
Honna Dam is located in Japan
Honna Dam
Location of Honna Dam
Official name 本名ダム
Country Japan
Location Kaneyama
Coordinates 37°26′28″N 139°29′35″E / 37.44111°N 139.49306°E / 37.44111; 139.49306Coordinates: 37°26′28″N 139°29′35″E / 37.44111°N 139.49306°E / 37.44111; 139.49306
Construction began 1952
Opening date 1954
Owner(s) Tohoku Electric Power
Dam and spillways
Impounds Tadami River
Height 51.5 m (169 ft)
Length 200 m (656 ft)
Dam volume 126,000 m3 (164,802 cu yd)
Spillway type 4 x roller gates
Total capacity 25,769,000 m3 (20,891 acre·ft)
Active capacity 13,472,000 m3 (10,922 acre·ft)
Catchment area 2,142 km2 (827 sq mi)
Surface area 179 km2 (69 sq mi)
Power station
Commission date August 1954
Hydraulic head 34.9 m (115 ft)
Turbines 3 x 26 MW Kaplan-type
Installed capacity 78 MW

Honna Dam (本名ダム Honna damu?) is a gravity dam on the Tadami River in Kaneyama, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.[1] It was constructed between 1952 and 1954 for the purpose of hydroelectric power generation. It supplies a 78 MW power station with water.[2]

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