4 big, 20 small dams constructed during last five years: Government
ISLAMABAD (APP): As many as four big dams including Satpara, Gomal Zam, Darwat and Shadi Kaur with an accumulative storage capacity of 1.11 million acre feet (MAF) were constructed during the last five years.
According to official sources, these dams were constructed in Balochistan, Sindh, South Waziristan and Gilgit Baltistan.
Giving details of the dams, they said Satpara dam (0.053 MAF) was completed in June 2012, Gomal Zam dam (0.892 MAF) in September 2013, Darawat Dam (0.087) in August 2014 and Shadi Kaur Dam (0.037 MAF) in October 2016.
Similarly, some 13 big and small dams were under construction phases across the country.
These dams included Nai Gaj dam (Sindh), Kurram Tangi Dam (FATA), Diamer Basha (GB), Ghabir dam (Punjab), Sanam, Palai and Kundal, Basool dam (Balochistan) and Mangi dam etc.