Wadi Lebda Dam

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Wadi Lebda Dam
Wadi Lebda Dam is located in Libya
Wadi Lebda Dam
Location of Wadi Lebda Dam
Country Libya
Location Khoms
Coordinates 32°36′00″N 14°16′55″E / 32.60000°N 14.28194°E / 32.60000; 14.28194Coordinates: 32°36′00″N 14°16′55″E / 32.60000°N 14.28194°E / 32.60000; 14.28194
Status Operational
Opening date 1982
Dam and spillways
Impounds Wadi Lebda
Height 33 m (108 ft)
Reservoir
Total capacity 5,200,000 m3 (4,216 acre·ft)[1]
Surface area 700 m2 (7,535 sq ft)

The Wadi Lebda Dam is an embankment dam located on Wadi Lebda, 5 km (3 mi) south of Khoms in the Murqub District, Libya. Completed in 1982, the primary purpose of the dam is water supply for irrigation and flood control.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Water profile of Libya". Encyclopedia of Earth. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "African Dam Factsheet". UN FAO. Retrieved 27 August 2011.