Dewana dam in Kurdistan expected to be complete by end of the year

19 June 2019

Construction work on the Dewana dam in the province of Sulaimani, Kurdistan, is expected to complete by November 2019, Kurdistan 24 has reported.

The news outlet quoted Akram Mohammed, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Director for Dams and Water Resources, as stating that the dam would be operational by the end of the year, with the capacity of storing up to 22Mm3 of water annually.

The dam – the fifth largest in the region – will help contribute to water security in Kurdistan and will also benefit local farmers.

 



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