KP govt constructs 37 small dams to avert flooding in province

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has constructed thirty-seven small and medium dams while twenty-four are being built in different rivers and water channels and designs of seven dams completed in the province. The Directorate of Small Dams of the Irrigation Department's spokesman told today nineteen dams were constructed in merged districts. He said twenty-four small dams with accumulative water storage capacity of seventy-thousand acre feet were being built in different districts of KP under the Federal government's PSDP program. Source: Radio Pakistan