Obruk Dam

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Obruk Dam
Obruk Dam is located in Turkey
Obruk Dam
Location of Obruk Dam in Turkey
Location Turkey
Coordinates 40°46′13″N 34°47′17″E / 40.77028°N 34.78806°E / 40.77028; 34.78806Coordinates: 40°46′13″N 34°47′17″E / 40.77028°N 34.78806°E / 40.77028; 34.78806
Construction began 1996
Opening date 2007
Dam and spillways
Impounds Kızılırmak River
Height 67 m (220 ft)
Total capacity 661,000,000 m3 (535,881 acre⋅ft)
Power Station
Commission date 2009
Turbines 4 x 50.5 MW Francis-type[1]
Installed capacity 202 MW
Annual generation 473 GWh

Obruk Dam is an embankment dam on the Kızılırmak River in Çorum Province, Turkey. Constructed between 1996 and 2007, the development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works. The dam supports a 203 MW power station.

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  1. ^ "Hydroelectric Power Plants in Northern Turkey". IndustCards. Archived from the original on 3 January 2013. Retrieved 25 November 2011.