Manla Reservoir in Gyangze County, Shigatse

Manak Dam Lake (Manla Reservoir) It’s the first dam in Tibet, an artificial lake known for its translucent jade green water. Manla Reservoir is located in the upper reaches of the Chu River, a tributary of the Yarlung Zangbo River in Longma Township, Jiangqi County, Shigatse, Tibet. It is a large-scale water conservancy construction project with comprehensive effects such as flood prevention, irrigation and power generation, and aquaculture and tourism. It was completed and put into operation in 2001. The dam of the reservoir is 287 meters long,76.3 meters high, and 10 meters wide at the top. It is the first dam in Tibet.