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General Information

Beginning of works: 3 August 1953
Completion: 22 September 1961
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Gravity dam
Function / usage: Hydroelectric dam / plant
Material: Concrete dam

Location

Location: , ,
Impounds:
  • Dixence
Coordinates: 46° 4' 50.88" N    7° 24' 11.88" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

height 285 m
retained water volume 400 000 000 m³
crest length 695 m
dam volume 5 960 000 m³
water surface area 4 km²

Materials

dam structure concrete

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  • Structure-ID
    20007408
  • Published on:
    03/01/2003
  • Last updated on:
    11/05/2022