Najran Valley Dam, Nejran

The Najran Valley Dam is an arch dam on Wadi Najran about 15km southwest of Najran in Najran Province of southwest Saudi Arabia. It has several purpose to include water supply, flood control and groundwater recharge. Its collects run-off and sediment in the wadi and helps release it downstream slowly throughout the year. The dam was completed in 1981 and inaugurated by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud in 1982. It is owned by the Ministry of Water and Electricity.
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  • Of the largest dams in Najran, close to the border of Yemen, his easy access road and is of important landmarks for visitors, after the events in Yemen has become difficult.
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  • The location and view overlooking the three valleys meet one Galaxy towards the dam. Dam old in cafeteria, attention to children and don't recommend visiting on a rainy day.
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  • Najran Valley is one of the most important and largest valleys in the Arabic Peninsula, and its tributaries of Hijaz mountains and hills surrounding the area, extends a distance of 180 kilometres east from its mouth in the plains where it ends in the sands of the empty quarter. As an average 1000 meter Plains apt. Centerline that Valley City of Najran into two large damage occurs when this works and is a good source and development of the Valley of Najran, in addition to being the main source of water for the area it brings large amounts of silt deposited in the Plains and flood farms on its banks, increase fertility. Najran Valley agriculture is based on what is available in the underground water increases and decreases depending on the rainy seasons. Frequently drought Valley as a result of the lack of rain, the opposite may occur that sweeping torrents and flooding farms and property without the ability to curb or control it and benefit from it. From this comes the importance of building this dam which is one of the largest dams in Saudi Arabia which is located about 25 km from the city of Najran.
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  • Great location and beauty
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