The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration's (Pagasa) dam
bulletin showed that water level at Angat Dam
further rose to 177.54 meters as of 6:00 a.m., Sunday.
'There's inadequate site investigation and insufficient to zero maintenance of dams
,' the task force led by Samuel Halima said.
Shekhawat said 92 per cent of dams
in the country were built on inter-state river basins.
Party in Accra on Monday, Vice President Bawumia jabbed the NDC by saying: 'Our dams
are not Guinea fowls that will fly to Burkina-Faso'.
He said the feasibility studies of nine others small dams
were also completed including Kora Nullah, Choudwan Zam and Sheikh Haider Zaman in D I Khan, Kuhai and Panjar in Buner, Tora Wari Hangu, Shoukas, Zari Karak and Tankzam in Tank district and feasibility studies of Legani Buner, Sarozai Hangu and Zawona Darvazai dams
besides Pezu in Lakki Marwat are in progress.
An amount of Rs.1750 million for Raising of Mangla dam
Project, Rs 400 million was released for Nai Gaj Dam
has a water storage capacity of 1.28 million acre feet and power generation potential of 730 megawatt.
'The National Irrigation Administration Upper Pampanga River Integrated Irrigation Systems [NIA-UPRIIS] assures the stability of NIA dams
in Nueva Ecija and Nueva Vizcaya under its operation and maintenance, despite the experienced earthquake on April 22,' NIA-UPRIIS Acting Department Manager Rosalinda B.
The volume of water release from the Karkheh dam
in Iran is higher than the normal level, which is very risky, Deputy Head of Khuzestan Water and Power Organization Hamid Reza Lashkari said,Trendreports citing ISNA.
Senators from Balochistan requested that as Rs1.40 trillion was required for the construction of Diamer Bhasha Dam
and Rs310 billion for Mohmand Dam
; therefore, 'in Rs7 billion to Rs8 billion those dams
cannot be constructed, but small and medium dams
can in Balochistan'.
have never been rehabilitated since 1963 after the British moved out of the country after Kenya attained independence.Despite the existence of the dams
, the national government will spend S5 billion to build another dam
in the neighbouring Kigumo Constituency which is meant to provide water for irrigation in Maragua.