Reservior

Tarebela reserviorThe 50-miles (81 kilometers) long reservoir created by the Project has a gross storage capacity of 11.6 million acre feet at the maximum lake elevation of 1550 feet (472 meters) a residual capacity of 1.9 MAF at the assumed level of maximum drawdown elevation 1300 feet (396 meters) and a net useable capacity of 9.7 MAF.

 

MAIN FEATURES OF THE RESERVOIR

 

Catchment Area

65,500 sq Miles (169600 sq km)

Annual Flow at Tarbela

64 MAF

Area of Lake

100 sq Miles (259 sq km)

Design Live Storage

 9.680 MAF

Existing Gross Storage                    

 7.990 MAF

Existing Live Storage

 6.849 MAF

Max Depth

450 feet (137 meter)

Max Elevation

1550 feet (472.44 meter)

Min Operating Elevation

1378 feet (420.01 meter)

Crest elevation

1565 ft.SPD (477 meters)

Length of Crest

9000 ft (2743 meters)

Max Height

(above river bed)

465 ft. (147.82 meters)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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