Doma Dam Nasarawa State


Doma dam is situated 6 km from Doma town, the Headquarters of Doma LGA. It is about 20 km away from Lafia. Doma dam is man-made dam for agricultural irrigation. The Dam is structured into 3 arms with each arm measuring over 2 km length and about 3 km wide. Doma dam will be a suitable site for picnicking, boating, swimming, etc.

Doma Dam regulates the flows of the Ohina River in Nasarawa state. It is a multi-purpose dam with the primary purpose of irrigation and domestic water supply. There is domestic latent annual demand for power of around 163GWh, or close to 19MW of installed capacity in addition to commercial and industrial demand. A hydropower project in the vicinity will help in reducing dependence on costly and polluting options such as diesel generating sets. The project will boost power supply within the environs of the dam.

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