Xayaburi - 1,260 MW of Raw Renewable Hydroelectric Power

The Xayaburi dam, with installed capacity of 1,260 MW, is the first one among 12 mainstream dams on the Mekong river. Located approximately 30 kilometers east of Xayaburi district, in northern Laos, this $3.2 billion dam will provide clean, reliable hydro power for generations to come. Construction started in 2012 and with the installation of the debris barriers is now 99.4% completed.

Worthington provided it heavy duty BoatBuster-20 barrier which features 10-feet (3m) debris skirts and a design that allows debris to skirt along the barrier where it can be released through one of the 11 massive tainter gates at the site.

Worthington Products has nearly 20-years experience in more than 63-countries. Let our barrier experts help solve your debris, ice, safety and security challenges.

Aerial image taken July 28th showing the upstream debris boom shortly after installation

Aerial image taken July 28th showing the upstream debris boom shortly after installation

And… it works! First debris flows shortly after installation

And… it works! First debris flows shortly after installation

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Paul Meeks