Upstream view of the Kotmale Dam.
|Construction began||February 1979|
|Opening date||August 1985|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Embankment dam|
|Height (foundation)||87 m (285 ft)|
|Length||600 m (1,969 ft)|
|Name||Kotmale Power Station|
|Operator(s)||Ceylon Electricity Board|
|Turbines||3 × 67 MW|
|Installed capacity||201 MW|
The Kotmale Dam is a large hydroelectric and irrigation dam in Kotmale, Sri Lanka. The dam generates power from three 67 MW turbines, totalling the installed capacity to 201 MW, making it the second largest hydroelectric power station in Sri Lanka. Construction on the dam began in August 1979 and was ceremonially completed in February 1985.
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