Maximising Water Resources in the State of
Melaka - The Jus Dam Project

By Ir. B.S. Ong


The state of Melaka is a relatively small state with limited water resources. The Jus dam project was originally conceived in 1990 to provide additional regulation to Sungai Melaka to increase its yield by 81 Mld. During the detailed design of the project in 1996, the original concept was reviewed and extended to include regulation to another river resulting in a two fold increase in instate water resources.