Kotmale Dam, Kotmale

4.7
#29 of 65 in Parks in Central Province
The Kotmale Dam is a large hydroelectric and irrigation dam in Kotmale, Sri Lanka. The dam generates power from three 67 MW turbines, totalling the installed capacity to 201 MW, making it the second largest hydroelectric power station in Sri Lanka. Construction on the dam began in August 1979 and was ceremonially completed in February 1985. The dam forms the Kotmale Reservoir, which was renamed to Gamini Dissanayake Reservoir on 11 April 2003 following a request by Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe.








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  • The road through the Dam closes at 6pm. The authorities doesn't entertain tourists hanging around and taking pictures but the walk is well worth it.  more »
  • Cool and interesting. Especially if you’re staying in the villa which was owned by the minister who had initiated it...  more »
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