The Bhumibol Dam is a concrete arch dam on the Ping River, a tributary of the Chao Phraya River, in Amphoe Sam Ngao district of Tak Province, Thailand. It is located about 480km north of Bangkok and was built for the purposes of water storage, hydroelectric power production, flood control, fisheries and saltwater intrusion management. The dam was named after King Bhumibol Adulyadej and was Thailand's first multi-purpose project.BackgroundThe Bhumibol Dam, among others in the Chao Phraya basin, was constructed beginning in the 1950s to exploit the agricultural and hydroelectric potential of the basin. Construction on the dam began in 1958 and was finished in 1964. The reservoir was completely filled in 1970. The first two generators were commissioned in 1964. In 1972, the Sirikit Dam was completed on the Nan River, one of two major tributaries of the Chao Phraya including the Ping. The Bhumibol and Sirkit Dams control 22 percent of the Chao Phraya's annual runoff combined. Both dams also help provide for the irrigation of 1200000ha in the wet season and 480000ha in the dry season.In 1991, the Lower Mae Ping Dam was constructed 5km downstream to create a lower reservoir for the one pumped-storage turbine that was installed. When constructed, the Bhumibol Dam contributed 22 percent of Thailand's power generation and in 2003 that number was 2 percent.Use our Sam Ngao vacation route planner to visit Bhumibol Dam on your trip to Sam Ngao, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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เป็นเขื่อนคอนกรีตขนาดใหญ่ อยู่ในจังหวัดตาก ใช้สำหรับกักเก็บน้ำไว้ใช้สำหรับเกษตกรรมและผลิตกระแสไฟฟ้า บริเวณสันเขื่อนวิวทิวทัศน์สวยงามมากๆ ภายในอุทยานมีที่พักสำหรับนักท่องเที่ยวด้วยThe large concrete dam in Tak province. Used for water retention is used for power generation and waving. Beautiful scenery area dam ngammak in the Park have accommodations for tourists with.View original
I have now lived in Thailand just over 3 years and I am happy to say that this country never ceases to amaze me with all of its natural beauty. The Bhumibol Dam area is easily accessed from Highway 1 ... more »
เข้าเยี่ยมช่วงวันพ่อพอดี ทำให้การขึ้นไปเยี่ยมบริเวณสันเขื่อนค่อนข้างลำบาก เนื่องจากมีประชาชนขึ้นไปเยี่ยมชมจำนวนมาก สำหรับการเยี่ยมชมครั้งนี้ ไปพักที่สวนเพื่อรับประทานอาหารเที่ยง บริเวณสวนเหมาะสำหรับกา... more »Visit father's day fit range. Make up to visit the dam area is quite difficult. Because there are many citizens up to the visit. These visits to the garden for lunch The garden is suitable for eating. The bathroom was somewhat lack of care causes a plaque and dirt? But the water shortage.View original
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