Top 10 The Biggest Dam In The World

  1. Three Gorges Dam
    Three Gorges Dam Location in Sandouping, Yiling District, Hubei. The Purpose of the dam is Power, flood control, navigation. Construction began on December 14, 1994, and the Opening date was 2003. It took Construction cost of ¥203 billion (US$31.765 billion). The owner of the dam is China Yangtze Power (subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation).

  2. Itaipu Dam
    Itaipu Dam Official name Central Hidroeléctrica Itaipú Binacional Usina Hidrelétrica Itaipu Binacional. This dam in Brazil Paraguay Country. The location of the dam is Foz do Iguaçu Hernandarias. Construction began in January 1971 and the Opening date is 5 May 1984. The Construction cost is US$19.6 billion (equivalent to $48.2 billion today). The dams Owned by the Government of Brazil & Government of Paraguay.

  3. Xiluodu
    Xiluodu Dam Official name is 溪洛渡大坝. This dam located in Xiluodu Town, Yongshan County, Yunnan/Leibo County Sichuan, China. The Construction of the dam began in December 2005 and the Opening date is July 2013. It took Construction cost of US$6.2 billion.

  4. Guri
    Guri Official name is Central Hidroeléctrica Simón Bolívar. The Location of the dam is Necuima Canyon, Bolívar. Construction of the dam began in 1963 and the Opening date is 1978. This dam owned by CVG Electrificación del Caroní, C.A.

  5. Tucuruí
    Tucuruí Official name is Usina Hidrelétrica de Tucuruí. This dam located in Tucuruí, Pará, Brazil. Construction of this dam began in 1975 and the Opening date is 1984. The construction cost of the dam is $5.5 billion, $7.5 with accrued interest. Tucuruí dam Operated by Eletronorte.

  6. Xiangjiaba
    Xiangjiaba dam Official name is 向家坝 and located in Yunnan. The Construction began on November 26, 2006, and the Opening date is 2012.

  7. Grand Coulee
    Grand Coulee dam located in the United States. The Location is Grant / Okanogan counties, near Coulee Dam and Grand Coulee, Washington. The Purpose of the dam is Power, regulation, irrigation. The construction began on July 16, 1933, and the Opening date is June 1, 1942. It took Construction cost is $163 million in 1943. Grand Coulee Operated by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

  8. Longtan Dam
    Longtan Dam Official name is 龙滩大坝. The country is China and Location Tian’e County, Guangxi. Construction began in 2001 and the Opening date is 2009. It took Construction cost of US$4.2 billion. Longtan Dam Owned by Longtan Hydropower Development Co., Ltd.

  9. Krasnoyarsk
    Krasnoyarsk dam Located in Divnogorsk, Russia. The Construction began in 1956 and the Opening date is 1972. Krasnoyarsk dam Installed capacity of 6,000 MW.

  10. Robert-Bourassa
    Robert-Bourassa Located in Baie-James, Jamésie Territory, Quebec.

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