Kaeng Krachan Dam

Location
Kaeng Krachan dam was constructed across Phet River at an area called Khao Chao and Khao Mai Ruak at Kaeng Krachan sub-district in Kaeng Krachan district, Phetchaburi province.

Dam Features

Type
Height
Crest elevation
Crest Length
Crest width
Reservoir’s catchment area
Reservoir’s storage capacity

Earth dam
58 meters
+106 meters (MSL)
760 meters
8 meters
46.5 square kilometers
710 million cubic meters


Power Plant
The powerhouse accommodates a 19 MW generator that can generate 70 million units of electric power per annum. It is connected with the national grid system via the transmission line to Cha-am substation.

Operation Year: 1974
Date of inauguration