Shahpur Dam

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Shahpur Dam
LocationAttock District, Punjab
Coordinates33°37′N 72°41′E / 33.617°N 72.683°E / 33.617; 72.683Coordinates: 33°37′N 72°41′E / 33.617°N 72.683°E / 33.617; 72.683
StatusIn use
Opening date1986
Construction costPKR 36.5 million
Owner(s)Small Dams Organization, Government of Punjab
Dam and spillways
Type of damConcrete Gravity
Height26 m (85 ft)
Length93.26 m (306 ft)
Total capacity17,620,000 m3 (14,285 acre⋅ft)

Shahpur Dam is located in Attock District on Nandana River in Punjab, Pakistan. The dam is 26 m (85 ft) high and has a storage capacity of 17,620,000 m3 (14,285 acre⋅ft).[1]


The dam site is located in Kala Chitta Range in Attock District, at around 45 km (28 mi) away from Islamabad and 8 km (5 mi) North of Fateh Jang. The dam was commissioned by Small Dams Organization, Government of Punjab in 1982 and was completed in 1986 at a cost of PKR 36.5 million.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "List of Completed Dams in Pakistan" (PDF). Water Statistic of Pakistan. Retrieved 6 August 2012.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Maintenance and Operational Activities in the Command Area of Shahpur Dam" (PDF). Irrigation Management Institute. Retrieved 6 August 2012.