Sunset near the Chenab River

Sunset near the Chenab River (Punjab)

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The Chenab River is one of the major river in India and Pakistan. It starts from the upper Himalayas in the Lahaul and Spiti in Himachal Pradesh, India, and flows through Jammu and Kashmir into the green plains of the Punjab, Pakistan. Its water is allocated to Pakistan under the Indus Waters Treaty.

About Head Tareemo

Head Tareemo, also called Trimmu Barrage, is located on the Chenab River near the village Atharan Hazari in Jhang at the distance of 290 km from Lahore on Lahore-Islamabad M-2, turn on left from Pindi Bhattian interchange on Moterway M-4. Turn left for Jhang-Gojra Road and finally drive on Noorpur Thal-Shergarh Road to access the Head Treemmo. There is a confluence of the River Jhelum and River Chenab before this barrage. The purpose of this barrage is to control the flow of water in the River Chenab for irrigation usage.

It is completed in 1939 and its length is 3025 feet. There are 37 gate weir portions to control the flow of water from the barrage. There are three canals discharged from the Trimmu Barrage, Haveli Main Line, Trimmu Sidhnai Link Canal, and Rang Pur canal.

Another interest of this site is the fishing, tourist from various location of Punjab come here and enjoy fishing specially in winter season. There are different kind of fish available in the barrage such as Sole, Rahu, etc.

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