Kığı Dam

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Kığı Dam
Kığı Dam is located in Turkey
Kığı Dam
Location of Kığı Dam
Official name Kığı Baraji
Country Turkey
Location Bingöl
Coordinates 39°22′06″N 40°21′07″E / 39.36833°N 40.35194°E / 39.36833; 40.35194Coordinates: 39°22′06″N 40°21′07″E / 39.36833°N 40.35194°E / 39.36833; 40.35194
Status Under construction
Construction began 1998
Owner(s) Turkish State Hydraulic Works
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Embankment, rock-fill
Impounds Peri River
Height (foundation) 170 m (558 ft)
Height (thalweg) 150 m (492 ft)
Width (crest) 585 m (1,919 ft)
Dam volume 23,000,000 m3 (30,082,864 cu yd)
Spillway capacity 4,500 m3/s (158,916 cu ft/s)
Reservoir
Total capacity 1,200,000,000 m3 (972,856 acre·ft)
Surface area 8.35 km2 (3 sq mi)[1]
Power station
Turbines 3 x 60 MW Francis-type
Installed capacity 180 MW[2]

Kığı Dam is an under construction rock-fill embankment dam on the Peri River (a tributary of the Euphrates) in Bingöl Province, Turkey. Construction began in 1998 and is backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works. When complete, it will support a 180 MW power station.[2]

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  1. ^ "Bingol Regional Office" (in Turkish). State Hydraulic Works. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Kigi Dam and HEPP". Ozaltin. Retrieved 24 November 2011.