In order to conserve rain water for human consumption and to protect and increase the reserves of underground water, five dams have been constructed in the region around Riyadh;

- Hair Dam

- Laban Dam

- Namar Dam

- Olab Dam

- Wadi Hanifa Dam

These five dams have a storage capacity of 15,700,000 cubic yards of water (12,000,000 cubic meters).

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