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Dam

A subdivision of the mohar, the currency of Nepal prior to 1932. A dam was equivalent to 1/128 of a mohar.
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This is 0.37 meters higher than the 177.17 water level recorded on Saturday morning and merely 2.46 meters below the dam's minimum operating level of 180 meters.
Kenya has a total 4,100 dams and water pans, the team said in a report they released yesterday.
Noting that the existing organizations on dam safety only had an advisory role, he said some dams were being jointly managed by states but there were instances of vast difference in the way they were performing the task.
round farming in the northern regions, through the construction of dams, under the 'One Village One Dam' programme.
The Vaal Dam is part of the Integrated Vaal River System (IVRS) and contributes massively to the economy of Gauteng as well as the African Continent.
The feasibility studies of four small dams including Shah Tooth, Chitta Batta, Shungali Banda and Shina in Manshera are in approval stage and work on feasibility study on Mandrosh Kalan and Rucha dams were halted due to social problems.
Meanwhile, total allocated amount of Rs 17,000 million has also been released for Mohmand dam hydropower project.
After the completion of Tarbella dam 43 years ago not a single storage dam was built and every year water resources worth $ 21 billion are being thrown into the sea despite the fact that the provinces of Punjab and Sindh face 40 percent water shortages for Kharif crops.
NIA-UPRIIS made the assurance following the initial post-earthquake assessment of seven major dams in the area after the temblor, Bote added.
"At present, the water input to the Karkheh dam is 2,287 cubic meters per second, and the water output from this dam is 2,400 cubic meters per second," noted Lashkari.
They said with these new dams the water scarcity issue in the province could be resolved to a great extent.
Water Principal Secretary Joseph Wairagu has said that the dam is part of President Uhuru Kenyatta's Big Four agenda aimed at boosting food security in Maragua and Murang'a County at large.But with the 10 colonial era dams still full of water, locals have expressed fears that the mega projects may only aid some unscrupulous individuals to enrich themselves.