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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.
The count includes all the major dams, including the seven folks, Sasumua and Ndakaini dams that serve Nairobi.
The bill seeks to address various issues concerning dam safety including regular inspection of dams, emergency action plan, adequate repair and maintenance funds, and instrumentation and the safety manuals.
According to him, government will complete ongoingconstruction works for these dams, to ensure that farmers have adequate water tofarm and take care of their livestock.
He said feasibility studies and designs of 26 small dams having 166,282 cultivable command area and 555,103 acres feet storage capacity, has been either completed or practical work in progress in different districts of KP.
DiyamerBasha dam is no substitute for Kalabagh dam as the multilateral donor agencies have no reservations about its funding.
Dams inspected by the NIA-UPRISS in Nueva Ecija include Pantabangan, Masiway, Rizal, Atate, Aulo, Penaranda and the Canili-Diayo dams in Nueva Vizcaya.
"The level of water in the Karkheh dam is abnormal.
Earlier, the committee was informed that Rs9.20 billion had been deposited in Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar and Prime Minister Imran Khan's dams' fund.
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.
"A probe should be carried out into non-construction of dams after Tarbela," he suggested.
In a landmark development, NESPAK has secured a short-term assignment of the Diamer Bhasha Dam Project through competitive bidding.
Senators from Balochistan further demanded increase in number of small and medium dams to be constructed in the province from 100 to 500.
R A W A L P I N D I -- Punjab government has decided to utilize 3 mini dams including Misriot dam, Khasala dam and Jawa dam located near Dhamial and Adiala to supply water to citizens of Rawalpindi.