Hub River
Hub River

Hub River is located in Lasbela,  Balochistan ,  Pakistan . It forms the provincial boundary between Sindh and Balochistan, west of Karachi. Hub Dam is a large water storage reservoir constructed in 1981 on the Hub River in the arid plains north of  Karachi . The reservoir supplies water for irrigation in the Lasbella district of  Balochistan  and drinking water for the city of  Karachi . It is an important staging and wintering area for an appreciable number of water birds and contains a variety of fish species which increase in abundance during periods of high water. The Mahseer (Tor putitora), an indigenous riverine fish found in the Hub River, grows up to 2m in length and provides for excellent angling.[1] css forum.com – pk

Title Description
Information
Location: Lasbela, Balochistan, Pakistan
Type: River
Local Language Name: دریائے حب
Coordinates : 1
Location
Countries: Pakistan
Provinces: Balochistan
Cities: Lasbela
Tributaries
Right -: Siul
Source
Location: Pakistan
Elevation: 1,400 m (4,00 ft)
Mouth
Location: Lasbela
Details
Length: 56 km
Basin: 12,000 km2 (4,302 sq mi)
Starts: From the Pab Range in the south eastern Balochistan
Falls: Into the Arabian Sea
Interesting Fact: In 711 CE, the Arab general, Muhammad bin Qasim crossed Hub River when he passed through Lasbela on his way to Sindh
Dams: Hub Dam
Dam Capacity: Hub Dam is a large water storage reservoir constructed in 1981
Canal: Hub Canal

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Detail

Hub River

Imformation

Hub River

Hub River through Lasbela on his way back to Babylon after conquering Northwestern India. Alexander mentions the river name as Arabius, and local people as Oreitans.[2] The Macedonian – Empire In 711 CE, the Arab general, Muhammad bin Qasim crossed Hub River when he passed through Lasbela on his way to  Sindh .It forms the provincial boundary between  Sindh  and  Balochistan , west of  Karachi .[3] tribune.com – pk

Water Supply

Hub River

The water supply from Hub River was suspended on Tuesday after a breach occurred in the Hub Canal, which carries water from the dam to the city. Heavy machinery with technical staff has been sent to the spot and the breach will be plugged within 36 hours, said  Karachi  Water and Sewerage Board managing director Misbahuddin Farid. We will supply water through an alternative canal,” he said, adding that a few areas in District West may face a water scarcity.[4] tribune.com – pk

Hub Dam

Hub River

Hub Dam is a large water storage reservoir constructed in 1981 on the Hub River in the arid plains north of  Karachi . The reservoir supplies water for irrigation in the Lasbella district of  Balochistan  and drinking water for the city of  Karachi . The dam is an important staging and wintering area for an appreciable number of waterbirds and contains a variety of fish species which increase in abundance during periods of high water.[5] List of rivers – Pakistan