Gomal Zam Dam
Location :On Gomal river in South Waziristan Agency, West of Tank and D.I.Khan Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.                                                            Gomal Zam
Salient Features
Dam Type RCC Curved Gravity Dam
Height of Dam 437 Ft
Length of Dam 758 Ft
Length of Main Canal 60 Km
Length of Distributries 369 km
Gross Storage Capacity 1.140 MAF
Live Storage Capacity 0.892 MAF
Command Area 163,000 Acres
Power Generation 17.4 MW (90.9 GWh)
Discharge (Main Canal)  24 Cumecs
Design Discharge (Waran Canal ) 6 Cumecs
Command Area (Waran Canal) 28,214 Acres
Power Generation 17.4 MW / 90.9 GWh
Supervision Consultants Management Consultants, a Joint Venture of NDC, Lahmeyer, BAK, EEI and ECIL
Contractor GZD-02 (Dam, Hydropower and Irrigation Component)
M/s Sindohydro
M/s AREAA (previously TEKSER) 

GZD-03 (Waran Canal System)

M/s Sarwar Constructor (Pvt) Ltd
M/s Shah Baba Construction
M/s Shaukat Khan & Co.

Donor Agency
  • Government of Pakistan , WAPDA
Commencement Date July 2002 (After a halt of 2 ½ years due to kidnapping & killing of Chinese personnel in Oct 2004 resulting in termination of Contract in April 2006), Contract re-awarded to M/s FWO on 09.03.2007 at a cost of Rs. 10,400.634 Million (equivalent to US$ 171.06300 Million))
Completion Date In Operation since June 2013 (Waran Canal System & Minors - June 2019)
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Original PC-I Cost (03.09.2002) 7,865.000 4,964.00 12,829.00
1st Revised PC-I Cost (03.09.2009) 9,904.118.00 10,721.882 20626.00
PSDP Allocation Fy-2018-19 - 1.000 1.000


  • Physical Progress Substantially Completed (Waran Canal 98.03% Completed)
incharge of the project

Mr. Kabir Ahmed Burdi
Chief Engineer/PD
Gomal Zam Dam
Contact No. 0092-928-622108

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