Dams in Kano

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2 Places of Interest found in Kano

Challawa Gorge Dam
Challawa Gorge Dam
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Sightseeing, Relaxation, Meet friends, Explore nature

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.

Tiga Dam
Tiga Dam

Tiga Dam

Dam

Kano

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Sightseeing, Relaxation, Meet friends, Explore nature

History of Tiga Dam Tiga Dam was built in 1974. Built by Gov. Audu Bako in 1974. The Tiga Dam provides irrigation for the farmers of Kano. It is a major reservoir on the Kano River, the main tributary of the Hadejia River. The dam was built during the administration of Governor Audu Bako in an attempt to improve food security through irrigation projects. Security/Safety of Tiga Dam This is a very safe location. Things to do while at Tiga Dam Before heading to Tiga Dam, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Wade in the cool water Take beautiful pictures Best Features The reservoir provides irrigation for farmers, and shallow lake where one may wade and relax.