CJ-Link Canal off takes from Chashma Barrage on its left bank and conveys water to River Jehlum to meet the requirement of the canals off-taking at Trimmu Headworks on river Jehlum near Jhang. The link is an unlined earthen channel. WAPDA acquired about 10,800 acres of land for it's construction and 1130 acres for shelter belt plantation.The work on the Canal was started in 1967 and completed in 1971.
A Head Regulator of 8,500 Cusecs capacity for Greater Thal Canal has been provided at RD 180+222 on the right side of CJ-Link Canal.
LENGTH 64 Miles
BED WIDTH 380 ft
DESIGN DISCHARGE 21,700 cusecs
DESIGN FSD 14 ft
STRUCTURES 36 Nos.
COMPLETION COST Rs. 210 Million
COMMENCEMENT DATE 11th Jan. 1967
COMPLETION DATE 31st March 1971