Hongjiadu Dam

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Hongjiadu Dam
Hongjiadu Dam is located in China
Hongjiadu Dam
Location of Hongjiadu Dam in China
Country China
Location Qianxi County, Guizhou Province
Coordinates 26°52′11″N 105°51′32″E / 26.86972°N 105.85889°E / 26.86972; 105.85889Coordinates: 26°52′11″N 105°51′32″E / 26.86972°N 105.85889°E / 26.86972; 105.85889
Status In use
Construction began 2001
Opening date 2005
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Embankment, concrete face rock-fill
Impounds Liuchong River
Height 179.5 metres (589 ft)
Length 427.8 metres (1,404 ft)
Width (crest) 10.95 metres (36 ft)
Dam volume 9,200,000 cubic metres (324,894,934 cu ft)
Reservoir
Creates Hongjiadu Reservoir
Total capacity 4,947,000,000 cubic metres (4,010,598 acre·ft)
Catchment area 9,900 square kilometres (3,822 sq mi)
Surface area 80.5 square kilometres (31 sq mi)
Power station
Installed capacity 600 MW
Annual generation 1.559 TWh

The Hongjiadu Dam is a concrete face rock-fill embankment dam on the Liuchong River in Qianxi County, Guizhou Province, China. The dam is 179.5 metres (589 ft) tall and was built for the purposes of hydroelectric power generation and water supply. The dam supports a 600 MW and withholds a 4,947,000,000 cubic metres (4,010,598 acre·ft) reservoir.[1]

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  1. ^ "Hongjiadu Hydropower Project" (PDF). Chinese National Committee on Large Dams. Retrieved 8 January 2011.