Sırımtaş Dam

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Sırımtaş Dam
Sırımtaş Dam is located in Turkey
Sırımtaş Dam
Location of Sırımtaş Dam
Official name Sırımtaş Baraji
Location Alancık, Adıyaman Province, Turkey
Coordinates 38°02′07″N 38°32′57″E / 38.03528°N 38.54917°E / 38.03528; 38.54917Coordinates: 38°02′07″N 38°32′57″E / 38.03528°N 38.54917°E / 38.03528; 38.54917
Purpose Power
Status Operational
Construction began 2009
Opening date 2013
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Gravity, roller-compacted concrete
Impounds Birimşe River
Height 92 m (302 ft)
Creates Sırımtaş Reservoir
Power station
Operator(s) Tektuğ Electric Manufacturing Co., Ltd
Installed capacity 28 MW
Annual generation 87 GWh

The Sırımtaş Dam is a gravity dam and one of the 22 dams of the Southeastern Anatolia Project. It is located on the Birimşe River near the town of Alancık in Adıyaman Province, Turkey. Construction on the 92 m (302 ft) tall dam began in 2009 and was completed in May 2013. The primary purpose of the dam is hydroelectric power production and its power station has a 28 MW installed capacity.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "Sırımtaş Dam and HEPP" (in Turkish). Yolsu. Retrieved 27 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Hydroelectric Power Plants Growing With Sincik." (in Turkish). Sinick Gov't. Retrieved 27 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "SIRIMTAŞ DAM AND HEPP - ADIYAMAN" (in Turkish). Sangari. Retrieved 27 May 2013.