Bajina Basta

BAJINA BASTA
1959-1966

This structure was constructed on river Drina, 12 km upstream from Bajina Basta town and ranges among large projects of this kind. The dam is hollow concrete gravity type. It has enabled formation of 50 km long storage reservoir. Machine house was constructed on right river bank, with dimensions of 111 x 33,5 m, and 24 m high.

 

Location
river, place, country
 

Drina, Bajina Bašta, Yugoslavia 

Type of dam 

Hollow concrete gravity dam 

Employer 

Electric Power Co. of Serbia 

Consultant

Energoprojekt - Beograd - Yugoslavia

Dam height
Crest length
Crest width
Foundation width
Excavation
Volume of concrete
Installed discharge
Average head
Installed power
Storage capacity

90,5 m
461 m
6 m
90 m
1.480.000 m3
995.000 m3
600 m3/sec
66 m
360 MW
340.000.000 m3