Norðlingaölduveita, Hydroproject

Nordlingaalda reservoir consists of RCC dam in Thjórsá river, spillway with rubber valves, bottom outlet, fuse plug headrace canal, pumping station with 25 MW pumps, 6 km long tunnel (44m2), outlet, tailrace canal etc.

A design criteria and a project design report was a part of the project. The project design report was based on an elevation 567.5 m.above sea level. The report features a description of the facilities along with drawings. The report also contains a cost estimation that is based on the estimated quantities and unit prices as well as the feasibility study.


  • Project design report
  • Cost estimate
  • Feasibility study
25 MW 
7 km 
652 GWh 
Power production