Wapda Starts Five Dams Construction After Years Halt

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – twenty seventh Feb, 2022 ) :Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA), after a hiatus, has began engaged on 5 dams-cum-hydropower initiatives apart from constructing two mega dams, Mohmand and Diamer Basha to fulfill the nation’s rising water wants.

Sources informed APP that the underneath development hydropower initiatives included Dasu, Keyal Khwar, Kurram Tangi, Warsak energy and Mangla rehabilitation initiatives.

Similarly, they mentioned that at the moment scores of hydropower initiatives have been underneath operation of WAPDA which have been offering hundreds of megawatt low cost hydel electrical energy to the nationwide grid.

The initiatives which have been at the moment underneath operation included Kurram Garhi Hydropower, Chitral Hydropower, Dubar Khwar, Golen Gol, Tarbela, Tarbela 4th Extension, Mangla, Neelum Jhelum, Ghazi Barotha, Jinnah, Rasul, Chashma, Dargai,Khan Khwar, Allai Khwar, Satapara, Renala, Shadiwal and Chichoki hydropower schemes.

Moreover, the long run hydropower initiatives meant to boost water storage capability and energy era have been Akhori Dam, Basho Hydropower, Chitral Power Enhancement, Hingol Dam venture, Lower Palas Valley, Lower Spat Gahm center Palas Valley hydropower, Murunji Dam venture, Patan, Tank Zam Project, Shyol Dam, Tungas hydropower, Upper Palas Valley Hydropower, Upper Spat Gah Hydrower and Yulbo hydropower initiatives.

The hydropower initiatives have been appropriate and financial sources of producing emission much less energy that have been enabling the nation’s vitality combine to turn into each environments pleasant and self-sufficient.

Moreover, the water specialists and environmentalists have urged the federal government to extend the share of unpolluted and setting pleasant vitality initiatives to extend the nation’s water storage capability, emissions much less vitality, inexperienced jobs for native communities and guarantee local weather resilience of the nation.

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