The Geheyan Dam
: 隔河岩水电站) is a large dam on the Xiangjiang
, a tributary of the Yangtze River
, in Hubei Province
Design work on the dam began in 1987. The dam is equipped with a ship lift capable of lifting vessels of 300 tons displacement.
The dam played an important role in helping to ameliorate the impact of the 1998 Yangtze flooding.
- More Dams Planned for Yangtze Despite Problems
- Qingjiang River Developer, China Today
- Twiflex puts the brakes on shiplifts, Engineeringtalk, June 2 2002
- A Review of the Role of Dams and Flood Management