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Tha Thung Na Dam

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Country  Thailand
Purpose  Multi-purpose
Opening date  1981
Impound  Khwae Yai River
Location  Kanchanaburi Province
Status  Operational
Type of dam  Gravity dam
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Owner  Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)
Similar  Lam Takhong Dam, Chulabhorn Dam, Pak Mun Dam, Bang Lang Dam, Sirindhorn Dam

The Tha Thung Na Dam (Thai: เขื่อนท่าทุ่งนา) is a multi-purpose hydroelectric dam in the Mueang District of Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand. It impounds the Khwae Yai River. The dam is located at the southeastern corner of Erawan National Park.

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Description

Tha Thung Na Dam is a rock fill and concrete gravity dam. It is 840 m (2,760 ft) long and 30 m (98 ft) high. Its reservoir has a maximum storage capacity of 710,000,000 m3 (2.5×1010 cu ft).

Power plant

The dam's power plant has two hydroelectric generating units, each with an installed capacity of 19 MW. The first unit was commissioned in December 1981 and the second unit in February 1982.

References

Tha Thung Na Dam Wikipedia


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