Gandao Dam

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Gandao Dam
Gandao Dam is located in Pakistan
Gandao Dam
Location of Gandao Dam
Country Pakistan
Location Mohmand Agency, FATA
Coordinates 34°18′18″N 71°24′04″E / 34.30500°N 71.40111°E / 34.30500; 71.40111Coordinates: 34°18′18″N 71°24′04″E / 34.30500°N 71.40111°E / 34.30500; 71.40111
Status Under construction
Construction began 2013
Opening date 2015 est.
Construction cost PKR 449 million
Owner(s) Government of Pakistan
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Gravity
Height 105 feet
Length 250 feet
Total capacity 810 acre feet

Gandao Dam is a gravity dam under construction near town of Ghalanai in Mohmand Agency of FATA, Pakistan.

Construction of dam started in January, 2013 and is expected to complete in 2015 with projected cost of PKR 449 Millions.[1] [2] The dam was attacked by militants in September 2013 and construction did not resume until May 2014.[3] The dam has a height of 105 feet and lengths 250 feet. It will have total water storage capacity of around 810 acre feet.[4] [5]

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