Kotri Barrage

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Kotri Barrage
کوٹری بیراج
Indus river (sindhu).jpg
WaterwayIndus River
Maintained bySindh Irrigation & Power Department[1]
First built1955
Length1,600 meters[2]
Kotri Barrage is located in Sindh
Kotri Barrage
Kotri Barrage
Kotri Barrage (Sindh)
Kotri Barrage is located in Pakistan
Kotri Barrage
Kotri Barrage
Kotri Barrage (Pakistan)
Coordinates25°26′32″N 68°19′0″E / 25.44222°N 68.31667°E / 25.44222; 68.31667Coordinates: 25°26′32″N 68°19′0″E / 25.44222°N 68.31667°E / 25.44222; 68.31667

Kotri Barrage is a barrage on the Indus River between Jamshoro and 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 Kalri Baghar Canals.

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  1. ^ Sindh Irrigation Department - Canal System[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Kotri Barrage". Archived from the original on 2012-09-13. Retrieved 2012-03-16.