Long Song Dam in Binh Thuan province
LONG SONG DAM
The dam is constructed on Long Song River in Phong Phu commune, Tuy Phong district, Binh Thuan province. Long Song dam of 48m high is the highest conventional gravity concrete dam in Vietnam. It creates Long Song Reservoir with storage capacity of 36.9 mil. m3.
The Long Song reservoir’s duties:
- Irrigating 4,260 ha of cultivated land (of which 4,000 ha of gravity irrigation; 260 ha of irrigation source creation).
- Supplying living water for more than 50 thousands people.
- Improving environmental condition, protecting against local desertification.
- Mitigating flood in downstream area.
At crest, the dam is 246m long, 6m wide. Its spillway consists of 6 spans, gate width of each span is 8m x 6m.
Construction period: 2000÷2004
Designer: The Hydraulic Engineering Consultants Corporation No.1
Contractor: The Construction Company No.47.
(Pham Thu Huyen - vncold.vn)