Tortum Dam

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Tortum Dam
Location Turkey
Construction began 1971
Opening date 1972
Dam and spillways
Height 1.5 m (5 ft)
Total capacity 57,600,000 m3 (46,697 acre·ft)
Surface area 6.6 km2 (3 sq mi)
Power station
Installed capacity 26 MW
Annual generation 100 GWh

Tortum Dam is a dam on the Tortum River in Artvin Province, Turkey. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works. The dam was built on a natural landslide near Tortum Waterfall and raises the level of the existing lake for hydroelectric power production.

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Coordinates: 40°39′24″N 41°39′32″E / 40.6567°N 41.6588°E / 40.6567; 41.6588