View of dam in the Dahan River gorge.
|Location||Taoyuan County, Taiwan|
|Dam and spillways|
|Height||82 metres (269 ft)|
|Total capacity||16,700,000 cubic metres (13,500 acre·ft)|
|Installed capacity||40 MW|
|Annual generation||200 million KWh|
Junghua Dam, also spelled Ronghua Dam, (Chinese: 榮華大壩; pinyin: Rónghuá Dàbà; Wade–Giles: Jung2-hua2 Ta4-pa4) is a dam crossing the Dahan River, a tributary to the Tamsui River, in Fuxing Township, Taoyuan County, Taiwan.
The dam was started in December 1978 and finished in June 1984. The cost was NT$1.83 billion. The Junghua Dam is within the catchment area of the Shihmen Reservoir, 27 kilometers upstream of the Shihmen Dam in the Dahan River gorge. The dam's main function is to prevent sand from moving downstream and building up as silt in the Shimen Reservoir. It also serves as a diversion point for sending water to a 40,000 kilowatt hydroelectric plant located 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) downstream.
The dam has almost no effective storage capacity, as almost its entire reservoir has been filled by sediment.
- Taiwan Water Resources Agency (Chinese)
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