Notice: To: whom it may concern, we would like to inform about the closure of the Spillway gates of Nam Ngum-1 HPP.
EDL-Generation Public Company (“EDL-Gen”) would like to inform you after the opening of the Spillway gates due to the overflowing since 12th August 2018, currently Nam-Ngum-1 HPP has closed the spillway gates from 30 cm to 0 cm the outflow has decreased from 124.5 m3/s to 0 m3/s. The closure has started from 12:00 pm of the 6th October 2018 onwards to manage the water to maximize its effectiveness for the dry season.
After the closure, the water level at the reservoir is at 212.32 m.als in the afternoon of the same day which is the level that the dam has been designed.
- According to the request for approval of the Nam Ngum-1 hydropower dam in the period of August to October 2018 No. 1653, dated 02/08/2018.
- According to the agreement by committee of water management and generation management of each HPP. No. 1558/EDL, dated 26/06/2018.
- According to the report from the Director of Nam Nguem-1, dated 06/10/2018.
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