Water supply and sanitation in Afghanistan
This article was last partially updated in January 2014. Please feel free to update it further.Water supply in Afghanistan is characterized by a number of achievements and challenges. Among the achiev...
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Hamun-e Helmand
Hāmūn-e Helmand (also known as Hāmūn-e Hīrmand, “Lake Hāmūn”, Hamoun Oasis, Persian: دریاچه هامون‎ Daryācheh-ye Hāmūn or Daryācheh-ye Sīstān (“Lake Sīstān”)) is a shallow, marshy, lake (or lagoo...
Sperata seenghala
Sperata seenghala, the Giant river-catfish, is a species of bagrid catfish. It is known locally as Guizza, Guizza ayer, Auri, Ari, Pogal, Singhara and Seenghala, among other names. It is found in sou...
Sperata seenghala - Wikipedia
Grishk Dam
The Grishk Dam is a dam over the Helmand River in Helmand Province of Afghanistan. It was made by The United States for the Helmand Valley Authority for hydroelectric power prior to Russian invasion o...
Grishk Dam - Wikipedia
Helmand and Arghandab Valley Authority
The Helmand and Arghandab Valley Authority (HAVA) based in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan, originally named the Helmand Valley Authority (HVA) until its expansion in 1965, was established on December 4, 195...
Helmand and Arghandab Valley Authority - Wikipedia
Hamuns
A hamun (or hamoun) (Persian: هامون‎ hāmūn) refers to seasonal desert lakes or marshlands, found on the Iranian Plateau, from Iran to Afghanistan and western Pakistan / (Balochistan). They form...
Hamun Lake
Lake Hāmūn (Persian: دریاچه هامون‎ Daryācheh-ye Hāmūn) or Hamoun Oasis is a term applied to wetlands in endorheic Sīstān Basin on the Irano-Afghan border. Hāmūn is generic term which refers to s...
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Kajaki Dam
The Kajakai Dam is one of the two major hydroelectric power dams of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan. The dam is located on the Helmand River 100 miles (161 km) north-west of Kandahar Cit...
Kajaki Dam - Wikipedia
Wallago attu
Wallago attu (Thai: ปลาเค้าขาว) is a species of catfish in the family Siluridae, or "sheatfishes". The fish is commonly known by its genus name, wallago or 'lanchi'. It is found in large rivers an...
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List of dams and reservoirs in Afghanistan
Dams and reservoirs in Afghanistan are used for irrigation, water supply, hydro-electric power generation or combination of these. The list of dams and reservoirs in Afghanistan are listed below.
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List of dams and reservoirs in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Chak-e Wardak Dam
The Chak-e Wardak Dam (Band-e Chak) is a dam near the Chak district center in Chaki Wardak District, Wardak Province, Afghanistan. It was originally built by Germans in 1938, making it the oldest maj...
Chak-e Wardak Dam - Wikipedia
Rita macracanthus
Rita macracanthus is a species of bagrid catfish found in the Indus River drainage. It has been recorded from Afghanistan, India and Pakistan. It grows to a length of 26.3 cm.R. macracanthus feeds o...
Glyptosternon
Glyptosternon is a genus of sisorid catfishes native to Asia.
There are currently four recognized species in this genus:
Glyptosternon - Wikipedia
Naghlu Dam
The Naghlu Dam is a gravity dam on the Kabul River in Surobi District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It is located 40 km (25 mi) east of the Afghan capital Kabul. The primary purpose of the d...
Naghlu Dam - Wikipedia
Shahtoot Dam
Shahtoot Dam is a proposed dam in the Kabul river basin, one of the five river basins in Afghanistan. This project will provide drinking, irrigation and Environmental water for Kabul province. The cos...
Dahla Dam
The Dahla Dam is the largest dam in Kandahar Province, and the second largest in Afghanistan.The dam is 34 kilometers north of Kandahar City and is operated by the Helmand and Arghandab Valley Authori...
Dahla Dam - Wikipedia