|Location||Darién Province, Panama|
|Dam and spillways|
The Bayano Dam is a dam on the Bayano River in Darién Province, Panama. The dam was built in 1976; its construction flooded approximately 350 square kilometers of rainforest, displacing thousands of indigenous residents. The flooded area is now Bayano Lake. The dam is the second-largest power source in Panama.
- Fortuna Dam, the dam in Panama that generates the most power.
- Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, April 21, 2009, Report 58/09; Petition 12.354, Kuna of Madungandí and Emberá of Bayano Indigenous Peoples and Their Members, Panama, pg. 2. (http://www.cidh.oas.org/annualrep/2009eng/Panama12354eng.htm)
- Friar, William. Panama. Moon Publications (2008), p. 419. ISBN 1-59880-085-X.
- Photo of Bayano Dam