List Of Dams In Uganda
Dam is a barrier constructed to hold back water and raise its level, forming a reservoir used to generate electricity or as a water supply.
Here are the List Of Dams In Uganda
Bugoye Power Station Bugoye, Kasese District
Bujagali Power Station Bujagali, Buikwe District
Kabalega Power Station Buseruka, Hoima District
Kanungu Hydroelectric Power Station Kanungu, Kanungu District
Kiira Power Station Jinja, Jinja District
Mpanga Power Station Mpanga, Kamwenge District
Mubuku I Power Station Kitoko, Kasese District
Mubuku III Power Station Mubuku, Kasese District
Nalubaale Power Station Njeru, Buikwe District
Nyagak Power Station Paidha, Zombo District
Kisiizi Power Station Kisiizi, Rukungiri District
Gwere-Luzira Power Station Gwere-Luzira, Moyo District
Siti I Hydroelectric Power Station Siti, Bukwo District
Muvumbe Power Station Maziba, Kabale District
Rwimi Power Station Rwimi, Bunyangabu District
Siti II Hydroelectric Power Station Chesowari, Bukwo District
Isimba Power Station Isimba, Kamuli District
Mahoma Power Station Mahoma, Kabarole District
Nyamwamba Power Station Kilembe, Kasese District
Nkusi Power Station Kyangwali, Hoima District
Lubilia Power Station Kawembe, Kasese District
Waki Power StationButiaba, Masindi District
Achwa 2 Hydroelectric Power Station Gulu District
Kyambura Hydroelectric Power Station Rubirizi District
Ndugutu Hydroelectric Power Station Bundibugyo District
Sindila Hydroelectric Power Station Bundibugyo District
Kikagati Hydroelectric Power Station Isingiro District
MAJOR POWER PLANTS
Kiira Power Station
The 200MW Kiira Power Station is located in Kimaka, Jinja District in Eastern Central Uganda, also known as Owen Falls Extension.
Nalubaale Power Station
The 180MW Nalubaale Power Station formerly called Owen falls dam is located along River Nile in Jinja District. The power station is operated and maintained by Eskom Uganda Limited under UEGCL contract.
Karuma Hydro Power Station
The 600MW Karuma HPP is located on the Nile River in Kiryandongo District in mid-northern Uganda. 110Km downstream of Lake Kyoga and 270Km from Kampala
Isimba Hydro Power Station
The 183MW Isimba HPP is located 4km downstream of Simba Falls on the River Nile, approximately 50km downstream off the source of Nile
Muzizi Hydro Power Station
The 44.7MW Muzizi HPP is located along Muzizi River in the District of Kibaale. It’s foot prints however extends to Kabarole, Kyenjojo and Ntooroko districts in the western part of Uganda
Which dam is found in Uganda?
Owen Falls Dam (now the Nalubaale Dam) on the Victoria Nile at Jinja, Uganda.
Over the past 50 years, six Nile Basin countries have built 25 hydroelectric dams. As of 2019, four dams were under construction with four more being studied. The Nile is not just a source of water. It is an exceedingly sensitive ecosystem that plays a role in the environmental and ecological balance of east Africa.