Changheba Dam
The Changheba Dam is an under construction concrete face rock-fill embankment dam on the Dadu River near Kangding in Sichuan Province, China. Initial construction on the dam began in 2006, it was officially approved in December 2010 and its power station is expected to be operational by 2016. In July 2009, a landslide at the construction site killed four people while causing damage and temporarily blocking the river.

Changheba Dam
Country China
Location Kangding, Sichuan Province
Status Under construction
Construction began 2006
Opening date 2016
Construction cost $3.46 billion USD
Owner(s) Sichuan Datang International Ganzi Hydropower Development Company
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Embankment, concrete face rock-fill
Height 240 m (787 ft)
Length 1,697 m (5,568 ft)
Impounds Dadu River
Creates Changheba Reservoir
Capacity 1,075,000,000 m3 (871,517 acre·ft)
Power station
Commission date 2016-2018 (est.)
Turbines 4 x 650 MW Francis turbines
Installed capacity 2,600 MW