Namal Lake

Namal Lake is positioned in Rikhi, a village on one corner of the Namal valley in Mianwali, Punjab, Pakistan. It was long-established following the improvement of Namal Dam in 1913. Namal Dam is situated a few 32 km from Mianwali metropolis. The lake has a floor vicinity of 5.5 km². There are mountains on its western and southern aspects. On the opposite aspects are agricultural areas.

History

In 1913, British engineers, to meet the shortage of irrigation and ingesting water, built a dam in this Namal lake and irrigated winds up to Mianwali town. But with the passage of time and production of Thal Canal and set up of tube wells, its utility of water squeezed up to a few restrict.

The gates of the dam are repaired by using way of the irrigation branch often but without enthusiasm. The hill torrents and rains fill the Namal Lake round the yr. Due to a drought-like situation within the america, this lake dried up final one year, that is the primary incident of its kind over the last a hundred years. Presently, its situation will be very awful

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