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How Many Dams in Pakistan 2024 List of Names

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    Water reservoir are always important for a country, progress is always depends on them. A reason of energy and agriculture crisis in Pakistan is only due to minimum numbers of DAMS. It is according to the Commission on Large Dams that so far the total dams and also reservoirs in Pakistan are 150. Currently how many dams are in Pakistan a complete list of these names is combine here. We have seen that Tarbela Dam has been marked as the largest earth filled dam so far in the world it is also the second largest by its structural volume. We have also Mirani Dam that has been marked as the largest dam so far in the world when it comes to terms of volume for the flood protection.

    How Many Dams in Pakistan 2024?

    If we count all small and big dams then their number is about 150. Further, one of the major one is Sabakzai Dam that has been also largest dam in the world with a huge capacity of storing water too.

    • Now check the names of main dams in Pakistan along with their locations and heights with their capacity.

    a simple list

    • Ghazi Barotha Dam:

    It has been located at the west of Attock in Punjab. Its construction on the project just began in 1995 and its first two 290 MW generators were actually commissioned that also helpful to minimize energy crisis.

    • Auxiliary Kandar Dam:

    It has been situated in Kohat with these

    • Height: 23 metres (75 ft)
    • Aza Khel Dam:

    This dam has been in surrounding of Peshawar.

     Other Dams List:

    Name City
    Baran Dam Bannu
    Chaatri Dam Haripur
    Chanda Fateh Khan Dam Kohat
    Simly Dam Islamabad Capital Territory
    Haji Shah Dam Attock
    Rawal Islamabad Territory
    Jawa Dam Dhalla
    Akra Kaur Dam Gwadar
    Amach Dam Mastung
    Mangla Mirpur
    Band-e-Chaman Turbat
    Bostan Darra Baluchistan
    Kakra Dam Mirpur District

    So, these are the names of important dams in Pakistan along with their locations. These all of short and large water storing capacity, but they are enough to get rid of energy crisis of such huge population strength. As Pakistan is depend on agriculture so it’s important that government compensate them in providing of water. With this now electricity down fall is going higher in Pakistan this is only way that electricity is produce through Hydal power situation that is only possible when number of dams are establish.

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