Water Resources in Hazara


The Indus, Siran, Dor, Harroh and kunhar are the vital water assets in Hazara. Here it is likewise worth-saying that the Indus waterway, in the wake of covering its course through Kohistan Area, and the River Jehlum, just skirts this division. The Former keeps running on the western side of Hazara for 30 miles while the later on the Eastern side for 25 miles.


The Rivers and streams said above contrast from each other in regard of their beginnings and release stream. The Indus ascends around 280 miles far from Ladakh, while the Siran, Dor and Harroh takes begin from Bhogarmang valley. Dunga Galli (close Nathia Galli) and Lalu Sar Lake (Naran Valley) individually.

Water system in this area is conceivable for the most part by the Siran, Dor and Harroh, while the Kunhar, which joins the River Jehlum at Domail, is so quick and profound that usage of its water for water system on a vast scale is exceptionally troublesome.


The previously mentioned water bodies have various tributaries. Among them some are perpetual while others regular. These in the Vernacular are known Kathas, or little downpours. These Kathas are an essential wellspring of water system and water all the more then 22000 section of land of land under their particular catchment limits, while Siran, Dor and Harroh inundate somewhere in the range of 20,000, 16,000 and 5000 section of land of land individually.



There are numerous regular, and in addition, man made lakes in Hazara. These, encompassed by rough snow topped slopes are restricted to the Kaghan Valley and Haripur District. Their names are Lalu Sar, Dudi Pat Sar, Saif ul Malook, Ansoo (Tear) Tarbela and Khanpur Lake.

These Lakes lies in Calm segregation and quiet covering with their water mirroring the superb and changing shades of the sky. There are related numerous tales, and occasions of incredible significance with these lakes, for example, the Legendary Love story of one pixie named BADAL JAMAL associated with Lord Saif ul Malook Sar and the scene of capture of somewhere in the range of 600 troopers of 55 local infantry in 1858 are associated with Dudi pat Sar.


Plus, there additionally exists an extensive range in the Division where water is rare or far off. In these territories, particularly in the Tanawal Region and District Haripur, lakes for capacity of rain water have been developed and individuals use their water for drinking and water system reason, from similar tanks.




Despite the fact that mining in Hazara has not been done on a substantial scale but rather minerals of various types like Coal, Lime Stone, Building stone, Gypsum, Coarse Slate, Antimony or oxide of drove (Surma, Kajal) and iron are established in wealth here.

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