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to stop or prevent passage of

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a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea

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a metric unit of length equal to ten meters

female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock

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obstruct with, or as if with, a dam

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supply water for irrigation and municipal use, but the dam contributed
Growing interest in dam removal and river restoration as a way to
325) the NMFS pressured the city to remove the dam in order to
Similarly, the detail designing of 10 more small dams situated in different districts of the province is also in progress while the feasibility study of 17 more small dams with live storage capacity of 57537 acres feet will bring 38841 acres more land under cultivation.
The provincial minister said that the completion of these dams will provide perennial irrigation supply to 1442749 acres of barren land and will provide drinking water facilities to 216000 population of the project area in the province.
The total storage capacity of these dams are 18131 acres feet and their completion will help improve the socio-economic conditions and these areas will be become self-sufficient in food grains, vegetables and fruits besides drinking water facility and livestock development and will create job opportunity.
The amount of water to be released would be decided after the entire water flow amount is registered in the dam.
One of major steps in evaluation of dam break risks is to determine parameters related to place and type of break, in a way that these factors have significant effect on outlet hydrograph and time of reaching water to downstream installations.
In current model, this simulation tends to dam break due to sabotage operations in form of overtopping.
In the last report the average level of all the dams in the country was only 36.
Despite a better inflow in the countries dams, the average levels of the dams still fall short of last season's recorded levels.
The number of dams established until 1433 AH (2012) reached 394 dams at a cost of (5,491, 808,377 billion Saudi riyals) and a water storage capacity of approximately (1,926,898,524 billion cubic liters).
The Kingdom's dams are distributed as follows: Riyadh region (72 dams), Makkah (40 dams), Madinah (26 dams), Asir region (86 dams), Baha region (34 dams), Hail region (27 dams), Qassim region (11 dams), Jazan region (10 dams) and Najran region (18 dams).
10 the governor signed into law a bill making $17 million available through low-interest loans and grants for dam and seawall repairs.
We have been spending increasing time and state resources on dam issues," she said.