Dam Finished end 2013

The Stung Atay dam in southern Pursat is open as of the end of 2013 despite lack of fanfare. The previous rumours about damage or delay seem to be unfounded. The dam’s reservoir extends north along the Atay river past the classic Cardamom’s town of O’saom. Between O’saom and Pramaoy, the old road is flooded and an extra 10km is now required to take a new road which wraps around a portion of the reservoir.

I don’t know how the dam project is structured but I think there are several stages (at least 3). They are spread out from the first stage pictured above to the 3rd stage which is a few km south

View of completed dam with filled reservoir

Driving from Pramaoy to O’saom, a finger of the dam’s reservoir is seen in the background (can be crossed by ferry or 10km diversion around)

Small ferry across mentioned portion of the dam’s reservoir

Small ferry across mentioned portion of the dam’s reservoir

View of the dam across the reservoir

The dam wall

Bridge across the Atay river just after O’saom

Second stage

Second stage

Second stage

Second stage

Third Stage

Third stage

Third Stage

Third Stage

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