Longtan, China, March 10, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Longtan dam in China is the second largest hydro-electric power station in Asia, located in on the Hongshui River in southern China.
Longtan dam was designed to provide power generation, improve conditions for shipping, help flood control and combat salt tide that has plagued water usage in cities along the Pearl River Delta. The entire project involves the construction of a roller-compacted concrete gravity dam, subterranean power plant, and two ship locks to allow for navigation past the dam.
The completed dam will be the world’s highest roller-compacted dam at 216.5m high and 832m wide. The underground power plant will be 388.5 long, 285m wide, and 72.7m high. The hydropower station will be equipped with nine generators, with a total installed power capacity of 5,400 megawatts, which is expected to produce between 15.6 to 18.7 billion kilowatt-hours annually.
Dorot Control Valves is proud to be choosen and supply it's high quality control valves to be used in the dam's cooling system of the turbines shafts.
Dorot's valves installed in the project:
S-300 pump control valves, pressure reducing valves, flow rate control valves and others. valves Sizes in this project: 2"-24".