Water dam construction starts in Aybak

Water dam construction starts in Aybak

Acting Head of Khulm-Aybak River Basin informed about start of construction of a water dam for 43 million AFN from World Bank aids in Aybak, center of Samangan province.

Mohammad Yasin Zahinfar said the dam is named Kariz, located in Zhowandon valley in center of Aybak city and its construction started today.

He added the dam is 21 meters long and 6 meters high and it will be completed and handed over to use within 1.5 years.

According to Mr. Zahinfar, with completion of the dam and its canal, 14,000 families will benefit from it and 2,600 hectares of land will be irrigated.

 

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