Construction of subsurface dams

Project name: Haraf subsurface dams construction.

Project location: Somaliland (Hargeisa – Haraf).

Donors : SDF.

Duration: 10 months, April 2016 – January 2017

Action cost: USD 143,000

Partners: Hargeisa Water Agency.

Description : The project aims at building three subsurface dams in Haraf and Boqor Jire in Hargeisa. The dams are lined with HDPE sheet at a depth of 8-12 meters under the ground level. The dams are supposed to increase the recharge of the shallow aquifer exploited by the farmers.