Naulong Dam

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Naulong Dam
Country Pakistan
Location Jhal Magsi, Balochistan
Status Under-construction
Construction began July 2012
Opening date June 2015
Construction cost PKR 18.082 billion
Owner(s) Government of Balochistan
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Zoned Earth-fill Dam
Height 186 ft
Total capacity 0.242 MAF
Power station
Installed capacity 4.4 MW

Naulong Dam is an embankment dam currently under construction on the Mula River, about 30 km from Gandawa City in Jhal Magsi distrcit of Balochistan, Pakistan.

The zoned earth-filled dam is 186 feet high with a gross storage of 0.242 MAF and a command area of 47,000 acres. It has a hydro power capacity of 4.4 MW. [1]

History[edit]

Feasibility studies for the dam were completed in 2009 and construction for the proposed dam started in 2012. [2]

See also[edit]

List of dams and reservoirs in Pakistan

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "NAULONG DAM PROJECT". WAPDA, Govt of Pakistan. Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Work at Nai Gaj and Naulong dams to begin". The News. Retrieved 6 July 2012.