Trimmu Barrage

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Trimmu Barrage is a barrage on the River Chenab in the Jhang District of the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is situated downstream of the confluence of the River Jhelum and River Chenab. It is situated some 25 km from the city of Jhang near the village of Atharan Hazari where the River Jhelum flows into the River Chenab.

Trimmu Barrage
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Trimmu Barrage is located in Pakistan
Trimmu Barrage
Location of Trimmu Barrage in Pakistan
Coordinates31°08′40″N 72°08′47″E / 31.1443436°N 72.1464353°E / 31.1443436; 72.1464353

Trimmu Barrage is used to control water flow into the River Chenab for irrigation and flood control purposes.

Trimmu Barrage was constructed between 1937 and 1939 by English engineers. Its name was changed later. Primarily as a flood control mechanism to protect the city of Jhang from floods. The arched grid iron's bridge section is integrated with several protective bands. This barrage is undergone several Upgradation like new gates construction, previous gates maintaince. LTV is allowed at specific hours while HTV is Completely ban till completion of Barrage 30 June 2020.

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