Damad Dam Project

Client              : Ministry of Water and Electricity (MOWE)
Location         : Damad, Jizan
Start                : 2006
Completion    : 2010

Project Description

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.