Forces of Nature

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The Bili-Bili Dam is located in Gowa Regency, South Sulawesi, Indonesia on the Jeneberang River, about 30 km from the city of Makassar. The dam was constructed between 1991 and 1998, was built with funding and cooperation from JICA.

It has several purposes to includea municipal water supply for the city of Makassar, and to protect the city from historic flooding. It is designed prevent an estimated 50-year flood. Water from its reservoir also helps irrigate rice fields in Gowa and Takalar Regencies. The power station has an installed capacity of 19.25 MW.

Very important force of nature near Makassar city.

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