Ham Thuan - Da Mi Hydropower Project
Ham Thuan - Da Mi Hydropower Plant is in La Nga basin which belongs to Dong Nai river basin. Ham Thuan hydropower reservoir locates in Lam Dong and Binh Thuan provinces with surface area corresponding to normal water level (+605 MSL) of 25.2 km2. Da Mi Hydropower reservoir being daily
regulated is the lower step of Ham Thuan plant. The two plants are 10 km away from each other. Ham Thuan – Da Mi Hydropower Plant is about 200 km away from Ho Chi Minh City.
Ham Thuan Hydropower Plant consists of 2 units with capacity of 300MW, the plant was commenced in 1997 and commissioned in 2001. Like Ham Thuan Hydropower Plant, Da Mi Hydropower Plant includes 2 units with capacity of 175MW.
The two plants have advanced technological equipment originated from Japan, USA, Canada, Italia, etc.
Salient parameters of Ham Thuan Hydropower Plant:
Normal water level: +605 MSL
Dead water level: +575 MSL
Total storage capacity: 695 106m3
Effective storage capacity: 523 106m3
01 main dam and 04 auxiliary dams;
Type: rockfill, center impervious core
Height: 93.5 m
Crest elevation: +609.5 MSL
Crest length: 686 m
Auxiliary dams are earthfill homogeneous ones.
Some images of Ham Thuan Hydropower project.
Auxiliary dam No.1
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