Punchiná Dam

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San Carlos

  • Category: dams
  • Section: Dams
The Punchiná Dam is an embankment dam on the Guatapé River 17 km (11 mi) east of San Carlos in Antioquia Department, Colombia. The dam creates Punchiná Reservoir which is part of the 1,240 MW San Carlos Hydroelectric Power Plant. The power plant was completed in two 620 MW stages, the first was completed in 1984 and the second in 1987. It is the largest power station in Colombia.

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Today (23 July)
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30.3 ° C
19.8 ° (min)     31.6 ° (max)
0 mm
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1011 hPa
Tomorrow (24 July)
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29.8 ° C
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