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Official name  Garzan Baraji
Purpose  Power, irrigation
Opening date  2012
Height  113 m
Location  Kozluk, Turkey
Status  Operational
Type of dam  Embankment, rock-fill
Construction began  2009
Garzan Dam
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Garzan Dam is an embankment dam on the Garzan River 9 km (5.6 mi) northeast of Kozluk in Batman Province, Turkey. It is part of the Southeastern Anatolia Project and has a primary purpose of hydroelectric power generation and irrigation. Surveys for the dam were completed in 2008, construction began in 2009 and the dam began to impound its reservoir in October 2012. The power plant has an installed capacity of 49 MW. The irrigation works remain under construction and are expected to irrigate an area of 40,000 ha (99,000 acres) when complete. The dam was awarded to FERNAS Energy Electricity Generation Co. Inc. in 2011 under a build–operate–transfer basis.

Map of Garzan Dam, 72400 Yaz%C4%B1l%C4%B1 K%C3%B6y%C3%BC%2FKozluk%2FBatman, Turkey

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