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List of Dams, Reservoirs & Hydroelectric Projects of Pakistan

Here’s a summary list of the biggest dams, reservoirs, and hydroelectric power projects of Pakistan.

List of the Biggest Dams of Pakistan in Punjab

1. Ghazi Barotha Dam

Ghazi Barotha Dam Capacity: The electricity production capacity of this dam is 1450 MW.

Location & River: Ghazi Barotha Dam is located on Indus river in district Attock, Punjab.

Note: Ghazi Barotha Dam is the second largest hydroelectric project of Pakistan.

2. Namal Dam

Namal Dam Location: This dam is located in district Mianwali, Punjab.

3. [PLANNED] Kalabagh Dam 

Kalabagh Dam Capacity: The electricity production capacity of this dam will be 3600 MW.

Location & River: Kalabagh Dam will be located on Indus river in district Mianwali, Punjab.

List of the Largest Dams of Pakistan in KPK

1. Tarbela Dam

Tarbela Dam Capacity: The electricity production capacity of this dam is 4888 MW.

Location & River: Tarbela Dam is located on Indus river in Haripur, KPK.

Note: Tarbela Dam is the largest hydroelectric project of Pakistan/ the biggest dam of Pakistan wrt electricity production.

2. Khanpur Dam

Khanpur Dam Location & River: This dam is located on Haro river in district Haripur, KPK.

3. Warsak Dam

Warsak Dam Location & River: This dam is located on Kabul river in district Peshawar, KPK.

Note: Warsak Dam is the oldest dam of Pakistan.

4. Gomal Zam Dam

Gomal Zam Dam Location & River: This dam is located on Gomal river in district Wana of KPK.

5. [PLANNED] Mohmand Dam

Mohmand Dam Location & River: This dam is located on Swat river in district Mohmand, KPK.

summary list of the biggest dams, reservoirs, and hydroelectric power projects of Pakistan
Tarbela Dam

List of Major Dams of Pakistan in Balochistan

1. Hub Dam

Hum Dam Location & River: This dam is located on Hub river in district Malir, Balochistan.

List of Main Dams of Pakistan in GB

1. Satpara Dam

Satpara Dam Location: This dam is located on Indus river in district Skardu, GB.

2. [PLANNED] Diamer Bhasha Dam

Diamer Bhasha Dam Capacity: The electricity production capacity of this dam will be 4500 MW.

Location & River: Diamer Bhasha Dam will be located on Indus river in district Chilas, GB.

List of Pakistan’s Biggest Dams in AJK

1. Mangla Dam

Mangla Dam Capacity: The electricity production capacity of this dam is 1150 MW.

Location & River: Mangla dam is located on Jehlum river in district Mirpur, AJK.

Note: Mangla Dam is the third largest dam/ hydroelectric project of Pakistan.

2. Neelum-Jehlum Hydroelectric Project 

Neelum-Jehlum Capacity: The electricity production capacity of this hydroelectric project is 969 MW.

Location & River: Neelum-Jehlum hydroelectric power project is located on Neelum river in district Muzzafarabad, AJK.

Note: Neelum Jhelum is the fourth largest hydroelectric power project of Pakistan.

List of Dams in Islamabad

1. Rawal Dam

Rawal Dam Location & River: This dam is located on Korang river in ICT.

2. Simly Dam

Simly Dam Location & River: This dam is located on Soan river in ICT.

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