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Barrage de Chaudanne

General Information

Structural Type: Arch dam
Function / usage: Hydroelectricity plant
Built: 1928 - 1953
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Castellane, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (04), Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France, Europe
  • Verdon River
Near Pont du Paoutas (1972)

Technical Information


height 73.90 m
retained water volume 16.00 hm³
crest length 95.00 m
crest thickness 2.00 m
base thickness 9.60 m
dam volume 27 140 m³


dam structure concrete



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Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20003813
Created: 22/06/2002
Last Updated: 29/07/2014