Huge Construction In the Mountains

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Gotsatlinskaya hydro station is now being built in Dagestan.It is planned to be put into operation in 2013. Let’s see at the construction site in the Dagestan mountains.

Huge Construction In the Mountains

This object is probably the most impressive – the service tunnel spillway.

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Water intake. Do you see people there?

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Pillar crane over the building of the hydro station.

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Height of the spillway is a bit more than 12 m. The width – 6 m. Further the height is decreasing and the horseshoe-shaped tunnel turns into the round one.

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Here will be the dam. Its square will be only 1,82 km2, the full capacity – 48,10 million m3. 109,71 hectares are used for the dam. There is no need to resettle anyone, nobody lives here.

Huge Construction In the Mountains

The river damming was done in 2009. Now the temporary spillway is being used. In future it will be partially concreted.

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Upstream cofferdam

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Foundation pit where they are going to erect a pebble dam 69 m high.

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Huge Construction In the Mountains

The hydro plant power is 100 MW

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Huge Construction In the Mountains

To the right is a future tail bay, the temporary spillway – behind it.

Huge Construction In the Mountains

General view of the construction site. The water intake is to the left from the dam, service spillway is to the right.

Huge Construction In the Mountains

The rock has lost its part!

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Service spillway

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Huge Construction In the Mountains

The dam will be built in the narrow place of the gorge

Huge Construction In the Mountains

Outlet canal

Huge Construction In the Mountains

The building of the hydro station

Huge Construction In the Mountains

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