Goupitan Dam
The Goupitan Dam is an under construction concrete arch dam on the Wujiang River, a tributary of the Yangtze River in Guizhou Province, southwest of China. The dam's hydroelectric facility will operate on five turbines, each with a hydroelectric generating capacity of 600 MW, for a total of 3,000 MW. Constructions began on 2003-11-08 and is expected to be completed in 2011.

Goupitan Dam
Official name 构皮滩大坝
Location Guizhou, China
Construction began November 2003
Opening date 2011
Construction cost ¥13.842 billion
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Arch
Height 232.5 m (763 ft)
Length 557.11 m (1,828 ft)
Impounds Wujiang River
Creates Goupitan Reservoir
Capacity 6,451,000,000 m3 (5,229,911 acre·ft)
Catchment area 43,250 km2 (16,699 sq mi)
Surface area 94.29 km2 (36 sq mi)
Power station
Turbines 5 × 600MW
Installed capacity 3,000 MW
Annual generation 9.667 TWh (est.)