Deriner Dam

Local nameDeriner Barajı
LocationArtvin Province, Turkey

Deriner Dam is a concrete double-curved arch dam on the Çoruh River 5 km east of Artvin in Artvin Province, Turkey. The main purpose of the dam is hydroelectric power production and additionally flood control. Construction on the dam began in 1998, the reservoir began to fill in February 2012 and the power station was completed by February 2013. It will have a 670 MW power house and is the tallest dam in Turkey. The dam is being implemented by Turkey's State Hydraulic Works and constructed by a consortium of Turkish, Russian and Swiss companies.

The dam is named after İbrahim Deriner, who died while serving as the Chief Engineer of its research team.

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Address 08100, Turkey

Coordinates 41°10'16.838" N 41°52'10.826" E

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