Chairman WAPDA Lt Gen (retd) Sajjad Ghani visited Hub Dam on Thursday where he inspected various components of the Dam during the visit.
General manager projects (south) and project director Hub Dam briefed him about safe and effective operation of the dam during the torrential monsoon rains in July and August in the catchment area located in Balochistan and Sindh. The dam successfully stored the flood water and helped control its devastating impact downstream of Hub and Karachi.
WAPDA is planning to enhance storage capacity of Hub Dam in view of the water situation in the country. This is likely to enhance storage capacity of the reservoir, control floods and provide additional water to Karachi and Balochistan. WAPDA is evaluating various possibilities for the purpose, it was further briefed.
Earlier, the chairman also visited K-IV project office and had briefings about the progress on K-IV, RBOD I and III, Nai Gaj Dam, Naulong Dam, Sindh Barrage and other projects.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 9th, 2022.
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