(Persia Digest) - Shahid Rajaei Dam in Sari overflowed after six years following the recent floods in Mazandaran.

Shahid Rajaei Dam, also known as Soleiman Tangeh Dam, is 45 kilometers southwest of Sari, located in Dodangeh District, near the village of Afrachal. The dam overflowed after six years for the fifth time. The water storage capacity of the Shahid Rajaei Dam of Sari is 5.162 million cubic meters; with a flow of 20 cubic meters per second promises an abundance of water this year for farmers downstream. With the dam overflowing, a water power plant with a capacity of 13.5 megawatts of electricity production will become fully operational in the coming days.

Photos: Erfan Ghafouri / Mizan

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