Zipingpu Dam

Local name紫坪铺水利枢纽
LocationChengdu, China

Zipingpu Dam is an embankment dam on the Min River near the city of Dujiangyan, Sichuan Province in southwest China. It consists of four generators with a total generating capacity of 760 MW. Construction began in 2001 and was finished late 2006. The dam site was originally developed during the Shu-Han nearly 2000 years ago.

The traditional Dujiangyan Irrigation System consisting of canals, levees, and dams, has been in use since 256 AD.

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Address China

Coordinates 31°2'7.457" N 103°34'28.062" E

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