Challawa Gorge Dam, Kano.

Karaye Local Government, Kano

Challawa Gorge Dam Description

History of Challawa Gorge Dam

Challawa Gorge Dam was built in 1993 to serve as a hydroelectric source of power. It is notable as a source of water supply for irrigation, fishery for Kano and settlements along the river system.

Built by Julius Berger in 1993.

Challawa Gorge dam is an integral part of the day to day activities of the people of Kano as it is the source of water for irrigation, fishery and other daily essentials.

Security/Safety of Challawa Gorge Dam

This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Challawa Gorge Dam, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Climbing shoes
  • Waterproof bags for your gadgets

Things to do while at Challawa Gorge Dam

  • Take a landscape picture

Best Features

It is an important part of the city's day to day activities.

Most common visitors

Tourists, Curators, Engineers

  • Appraisal of the Challawa Dam- Header of an article by IW learn in 2014.

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Karaye Local Government, Kano

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