Rawalpindi: The development work on PKR 6.49 billion Daducha Dam resumed after a brief pause owing to technical and administrative issues, news sources reported.
The project is critical for the Rawalpindi region’s potable water supply. After the project is completed, 35 million gallons of water will be delivered to the city on a daily basis. The work on the dam began in early 2021, and was scheduled to be completed in 30 weeks. However, the delays have caused the completion date to be pushed back. The Daducha Dam covers an area of 60,000 acres.
The dam is being built at Dadocha village, which is 24 kilometres from Rawalpindi. The dam is seen as essential in addressing the country’s water security since millions of gallons of water drain into the sea due to a lack of water-storage dams. The present project is part of a government effort to build small dams to solve citizens’ water concerns.