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Al-Wahda Dam
  • Country
  • Jordan
  • Year
  • 2001
  • Sector
  • Electricity & Water
  • Status
  • Completed
  • Project Type
  • Loan
Overview

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development contributed to the establishment of Al-Wehda Dam which aimed to provide drinking and irrigation water. The dam has had a key impact in reducing drinking water shortage and improving the well-being of the area. Al-Wehda Dam is 76 meters high and can contain up to 110 million cubic meters of water. It has a 250 meter wide spillway in addition to water mains, transporting lines, injection tunnel, and a conversion tunnel to store flood water of the Yarmouk River and use it to irrigate 30,000 donums of land as well as provide 50 million cubic meters of drinking water.

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