Kotri Barrage

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Kotri Barrage
کوٹری بیراج
Waterway Indus River
Country Pakistan
State Sindh
Maintained by Sindh Irrigation & Power Department[1]
Operation Hydraulic
First built 1955
Length 1,600 meters[2]

Kotri Barrage is a barrage on the Indus River near Hyderabad in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The barrage was completed in 1955. Kotri Barrage is used to control water flow in the River Indus for irrigation and flood control purposes.

It has a discharge capacity of 875,000 cusecs. It is a gate-controlled weir type barrage with a navigation lock. The barrage has 44 bays, each 60 feet (18 m) wide. The maximum flood level height of Kotri Barrage is 43.1 feet. It feeds Fulleli, Pinyari and Kolari Canals.

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Coordinates: 25°22′N 68°19′E / 25.367°N 68.317°E / 25.367; 68.317