Hub Dam is a reservoir on the Hub River. It is located fifty six km from Karachi metropolis in Karachi and Lasbela Districts on Sindh and Balochistan provinces border. The dam is prolonged to 24300 acres with gross garage ability of 857000 acre feet. It is the Pakistan’s 0.33-biggest dam. It is an important supply that provides the ingesting water to the metropolitan town Karachi.
In 1974, the government of Sindh declared the area round dam as a wildlife sanctuary. The sanctuary is set 27219 hectors in size. It is favorable region for feeding and nesting for Cranes, Pelicans, Ducks and Waders. It additionally an vital habitat of migratory birds. The Dam turned into exact a Ramsar website online on 1 May 2001.
Hub Dam is likewise a traveller hotel. On weekend vacations many human beings from Karachi visit to experience picnics, swimming and fishing. A relaxation house of WAPDA is likewise located there for travelers live.
Before winters rains in February and March 2019 the level of water within the dam had dropped to 276ft. A spell of rains in southwestern province of Balochistan in February and March 2019 has led to increase in the water level at Hub dam, raising the level to 348 feet via 70 feet until March 03, 2019.