Salini starts filling Gibe III dam

December 27, 2011

The dam, which will be 246 meter high and have a width of 600 meter, will consume six million cubic meter of concrete. The basement of the dam is, on average, 25 meter deep. It will have seven spillways and the water will flow to the power house from the dam through two tunnels each of which are 1.2-km-long. The power house is designed to house ten turbines. Read full text (Reporter)