Sefid-Rud Lake
Gilan, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

 

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11/2/2014

Sefidrud Dam (originally named Shahbanu Farah Dam and also known as the Manjil Dam) is a buttress dam on the Sefīd-Rūd near Manjil in Gilan Province, Iran. It was constructed to store water for irrigation and produce hydroelectric power. The power station has an installed capacity of 87 MW. It is 106m tall and forms a reservoir (lake) with a capacity of 1.82 km3. Its structure contains 26 monoliths. The Tarik Dam is located 35 km downstream and diverts releases from the Sefidrud Dam for irrigation.