Çatalan Dam

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Çatalan Dam
Çatalan Dam is located in Turkey
Çatalan Dam
Location of Çatalan Dam
Location Turkey
Coordinates 37°11′54″N 35°16′57″E / 37.19833°N 35.28250°E / 37.19833; 35.28250Coordinates: 37°11′54″N 35°16′57″E / 37.19833°N 35.28250°E / 37.19833; 35.28250
Construction began 1982
Opening date 1997
Dam and spillways
Impounds Seyhan River
Height 70 m (230 ft)
Dam volume 14,500,000 m3 (18,965,284 cu yd)
Total capacity 2,126,000,000 m3 (1,723,576 acre·ft)
Surface area 82 km2 (32 sq mi)
Power station
Installed capacity 169 MW
Annual generation 596 GWh

Çatalan Dam is an embankment dam on the Seyhan River dam in Adana Province, Turkey. It is 22 km (14 mi) north of the city of Adana. Constructed between 1982 and 1997, the development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Catalan Dam". Turkey State Hydraulic Works. Retrieved 25 February 2012.