Katakado Dam

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Katakado Dam
Katakado Dam is located in Japan
Katakado Dam
Location of Katakado Dam
Country Japan
Location Aizubange
Coordinates 37°33′52″N 139°45′45″E / 37.56444°N 139.76250°E / 37.56444; 139.76250Coordinates: 37°33′52″N 139°45′45″E / 37.56444°N 139.76250°E / 37.56444; 139.76250
Construction began 1951
Opening date 1953
Owner(s) Tohoku Electric Power
Dam and spillways
Impounds Tadami River
Height 29 m (95 ft)
Length 219 m (719 ft)
Dam volume 34,000 m3 (44,470 cu yd)
Spillways 5 x roller gate
Total capacity 16,172,000 m3 (13,111 acre·ft)
Active capacity 4,497,000 m3 (3,646 acre·ft)
Catchment area 2,765 km2 (1,068 sq mi)
Power station
Commission date 1953
Hydraulic head 19.29 m (63 ft)
Turbines 3 x 19 MW Kaplan-type
Installed capacity 57 MW

Katakado Dam is a gravity dam on the Tadami River 5 km (3 mi) west of Aizubange in the Fukushima Prefecture of Japan. It was constructed between 1951 and 1953 for the purpose of hydroelectric power generation. It supplies a 57 MW power station with water.[1]

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  1. ^ "Tohoku Electric Power Plant Katakado" (in Japanese). Suiryoku. Retrieved 27 August 2011.