Ke Go Reservoir
Ke Go Reservoir is in Cam My commune, Cam Xuyen district, Ha Tinh province, 70 km from Vinh city in the south.
Reservoir length: 29km
Reservoir area: over 30 km2
Effective storage capacity: 345 x 106 m3
Total storage capacity: 425 x 106 m3.
Catchment area: 223 km2
Homogeneous earthfill dam: 37.4m high, 970m long together with 3 other auxiliary dams and 3 spillways (including Doc Mieu spillway, intake spillway and emergency spillway).
Main canal: over 10m wide, 17.2 km long, discharge of 28.2 m3/s; branch canal system is 110 km long.
To irrigate 21,136 ha of cultivated land of Cam Xuyen, Thach Ha districts and Ha Tinh town.
To protect the downstream area against flash flood and erosion
To supply water for industry and living with discharge of 1.6m3/s
To generate electricity with installed capacity of 2.3 MW.
At present, the World Bank supports the Project: “Vietnam Water Resources Assistance Project” to strengthen, upgrade and modernize several irrigation systems including Ke Go.
(Pham Thu Huyen - VNCOLD)