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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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The water level at Angat Dam, which serves as Metro Manila's main water source, dropped to critical levels in July, but was slowly replenished by rain showers due to the southwest monsoon and the recent storms that hit the country.
At least 47 people were killed and others displaced when the dam breached.
He said a draft dam safety bill was prepared in 2002 and expressed concern that a bill for passage had come to Parliament after 17 years.
Attempts by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to cast doubts over the ongoing construction of dams in the Northern region have been dismissed by the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.
Slightly declining this week, the Vaal Dam shrunk from 65.2% last week to 64.3% this week.
He said the feasibility studies of nine others small dams were also completed including Kora Nullah, Choudwan Zam and Sheikh Haider Zaman in D I Khan, Kuhai and Panjar in Buner, Tora Wari Hangu, Shoukas, Zari Karak and Tankzam in Tank district and feasibility studies of Legani Buner, Sarozai Hangu and Zawona Darvazai dams besides Pezu in Lakki Marwat are in progress.
Meanwhile, total allocated amount of Rs 17,000 million has also been released for Mohmand dam hydropower project.
DiyamerBasha dam is no substitute for Kalabagh dam as the multilateral donor agencies have no reservations about its funding.
THE National Irrigation Administration (NIA) said irrigation water would continue to flow from dams in Nueva Ecija and Nueva Vizcaya even after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Luzon on April 22.
Referring to the input and output of other dams in the province, Lashkari said that the water input to the Dez dam is currently 1,511 cubic meters per second and the water output from the dam is 2,000 cubic meters per second.
The Senate panel, which met under the chairmanship of Senator Agha Shahzeb Durrani on Sunday, demanded of the federal government to increase the number of small and medium dams in Balochistan from 100 to 500.
CLEAN WATERMr Kamau Karanja, a resident of Kambiti where Muli dam is situated, said it has clean water which can be piped to homesteads or even their farm for irrigation and wondered why the government has to build a new dam in the region."If our constituency has no piped water and has over 10 colonial dams, and the government is not keen on desilting them, what will guarantee that the new dams they are constructing will be desilted?" he posed.
style="font-weight: 400The PTI leader said construction work on Mohmand dam would start from March 20 while work on Diamer-Basha Dam would begin later this year according to the Wapda chairman.
Raising of Mangla Dam Project, Mirani Dam, Sabakzai Dam, Attabad Landslide Dam Lake, 12 Dams in FATA, 969 MW Neelum-Jhelum Hydroelectric Project, 1450MW Ghazi Barotha Hydropower Project, Tarbela Hydropower Project, Wadi Dayqah Dam Oman, Raising of Wala Dam, Jordan, Bakhshabad Dam in Afghanistan, Dams in Southern and Western Region, Saudi Arabia, Obudu Dam Rehabilitation Works, Nigeria, Baardheere Dam in Somalia, Kalaghan Dam in Iran are few examples of NESPAK's outclass performances.
The senator questioned why a company which was disqualified for a small dam project in Balochistan was awarded contract of a big project worth Rs 309b by the federal government.