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Eritrea: Misilam Dam

Misilam Dam holds 38 million cubic meter water
The construction of the 38 million cubic meter Misilam Dam was completed in 2014 and the dam now serves as a big source of clean water to the inhabitants of forty five villages and three cities in the Southern region.

BY BILLION TEMESGHEN | SHABAIT

Misilam, a Tigrigna word for coronation, is the name of a mountain in Debaruwa that stands at X481424 and Y1666037, where in ancient Eritrea noblemen used to go for their coronation.

The construction of Misilam Dam, which is named after the mountain, began in 2010 by Seghen Construction Company. Continue reading Eritrea: Misilam Dam