back

REGISTRO ITALIANO DIGHE

Ufficio Periferico di Cagliari

versione italiana


 

Aswan High Dam

 

 

Country

Egypt

River

Nile

Reservoir

Lake Nasser

Dam type

Earth/rockfill

Construction period

1960-1970

Structural height

111 m

Gross storage capacity

164,000 Mm

Active storage capacity

134,000 Mm

Volume of the dam

42,620,000 m

Maximum controllable water surface

183 m a.s.l.

Maximum water surface

184 m a.s.l.

Crest elevation

196 m a.s.l.

Crest length

3,830 m

Maximum discharge capacity

11,000 m/s from 6 spillway tunnels, near the right bank;

5,000 m/s from 30 sluices emergency spillway, on the left bank of the Nile.

Nameplate capacity of the powerplant

2,100 MW producing 10 TWh yearly

Notes

Lake Nasser, behind the High Aswan Dam, is the 4th largest man made in the world by storage capacity.

 

top


Pagina creata da Luigi Ghinami

Ottimizzata per una risoluzione 800x600 o superiore

Ultimo aggiornamento: 4 agosto 2005