Cindere Dam and HEPP

The Cindere Dam and HEPP in Denizli has been constructed on the Greater Maeander River which is one of the major water resources in the region.

As a Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) dam, Cindere Dam's body volume is 1.950.000 m3 and it has an irrigation capacity of it is 16.000 ha. Furthermore the dam's installed capacity is 30 MW and its produces 100 GWh per year.

Client General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSİ) Contractor Özaltın Construction Co., Inc.
Location Denizli River Büyük Menderes (Maeander)
Type Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) Purpose of the Project Energy + Irrigation
Body Volume (RCC) 1.950.000 m3 Reservoir Volume 94 x 106 m3
Height from Foundation 115 m Height from Riverbed 85 m
Crest Length 300 m Number of Diversion Tunnels 1
Length of Diversion Tunnel 783 m Inner Diameter of Diversion Tunnel 5 m
Design Discharge of Spillway 3.600 m3/sec Installed Capacity 30 MW
Number of Units 3 + 1 Annual Power Generation 100 GWh
Irrigation Area 16.000 ha Excavation Volume 5.800.000 m3
Conventional Concrete Volume 370.000 m3 Total Drilled Grouting Holes 29.300 m
Length of State Highway Relocation 26 km - -