Damad Dam Project
Client : Ministry of Water and Electricity (MOWE)
Location : Damad, Jizan
Start : 2006
Completion : 2010
The main objectives of this dam was to protect people in the region from the floods, supply raw water for drinking and agricultural purposes. Dam was built with a capacity of 55.5 million cubic meters per day and with an uncontrolled overflow spillway of 4,800 m³/sec capacity. It was a rock compacted concreted (RCC) type dam. Its height was 52 meters and crest length 610 m. Total quantity of concrete used was 384,000m3.