Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

You probably know that Dagestan has many beautiful places and impressive constructions. Let’s visit some of them in this post.

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

In the museum of hydropower engineering you may see models of hydroplants.

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Local meal

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Road to a hydroplant

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Gergebilskaya hydropower station

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Dam

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Gergebilsky reservoir

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

One of those who built the station

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

The generator. Water goes through the piping below (spiral chamber) and makes the working generator wheel rotate. Looks like the most extreme aquapark!

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Gunibskaya hydropower station

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

The unique relief

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Lenin…

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

You still may see the remnants of the fortress that used to encircle this district for dozens or even hundreds of kilometers.

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

The Khunzakhsky district where they are building Gotsatlinskaya hydropower station. When the construction is over nobody will see these landscapes again.

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Temporary spillway for the period of construction

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Here will be the dam.

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Mine-mill machine

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

From here water will go to the generators of the working station…

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

..to flow out from here.

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Untsukulsky district, Irganaiskaya hydropower station. It’s unique because the dam is located in one place and the station and the generator are in another place. The tunnel from the dam to the station is 5 km long! Water flowing in it activates the current generator.

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Irganaiskaya hydropower station

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Dam

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Chirkeiskaya hydropower plant just strikes imagination! While you are at the foot of its dam you can’t close your mouth..

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

They plant trout here!

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Trout for dinner, anyone?

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Water turbine

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Disassembled generator.

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

On the bottom of the spiral chamber. Soon only water will be here.

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Excess water in the dam spills out from here

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Hydropower Stations of Dagestan

Location: Dagestan

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