Zao Dam

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Zao Dam
Zao Dam is located in Pakistan
Zao Dam
Location of Zao Dam
Country Pakistan
Location Khyber Agency, FATA
Coordinates 33°46′21.60″N 71°26′27.35″E / 33.7726667°N 71.4409306°E / 33.7726667; 71.4409306Coordinates: 33°46′21.60″N 71°26′27.35″E / 33.7726667°N 71.4409306°E / 33.7726667; 71.4409306
Status Operational
Construction began 2011
Opening date 2014
Construction cost PKR 142 million
Owner(s) Government of Pakistan
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Rock Filled
Height 85 feet
Length 270 feet
Reservoir
Total capacity 800 acre feet
Catchment area 5.793 square miles

Zao Dam is a small earth core rock-fill dam in Khyber Agency of FATA, Pakistan.

The construction of dam was started in July, 2011 and completed in June, 2014 at a cost of PKR 142 million.[1] The dam has a height of 85 feet, covered a length of around 270 feet, with actual storage capacity of water 800 acre feet. The dam irrigates around 250 acres of area.[2] [3]

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