Located in Nanjian County, Yunnan Province, China, Xiaowan Dam is an arch dam. It was built in 2010 (12 years since completion).
Xiaowan Dam is the 3rd tallest dam in the world. The arch dam stands at a height of 292 meters and impounds up to 15 billion m3 of water. Xiaowan Dam has an installed capacity of 4,200MW.