Menzelet Dam

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Menzelet Dam
Location Turkey
Coordinates 37°40′34″N 36°51′03″E / 37.6761°N 36.8508°E / 37.6761; 36.8508Coordinates: 37°40′34″N 36°51′03″E / 37.6761°N 36.8508°E / 37.6761; 36.8508
Construction began 1980
Opening date 1989
Dam and spillways
Impounds Ceyhan River
Height 151 m (495 ft)
Dam volume 8,700,000 m3 (11,379,170 cu yd)
Reservoir
Total capacity 1,950,000,000 m3 (1,580,891 acre·ft)
Surface area 42 km2 (16 sq mi)
Power station
Installed capacity 124 MW
Annual generation 515 GWh

Menzelet Dam is an embankment dam on the Ceyhan River in Kahramanmaraş Province, Turkey. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.

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