Palasari Dam

Palasari Dam
To support the limitations of water sources where the water supply is only available during the rainy season, the community is eager for water facilities to be available sufficiently and regularly to be able to improve agricultural business in Ekasari and surrounding areas. So built a Dam named Bendungan Palasari located in the hamlet Palasari, Village Ekasari, District Melaya, Jembrana, Bali. Palasari dam is backed by a pretty good forest protection, and has a cool air. So that the Palasari Dam is suitable for Tirtha tourism as well as Wana tours in the surrounding area. The Palasari Dam is located 22 km northwest of the city (Jembrana town center) or 120 km west of Denpasar, Bali. Where the physical construction of the Palasari Dam started in April 1986 which has a puddle of 100 Ha reservoir with a water volume of 8,000,000 m3 and can be completed within 3.5 years according to the planned schedule. The construction of the Palasari Dam cost Rp 9 billion, sourced from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) loan. The Palasari Dam was inaugurated by President Soeharto on 23 July 1989. The purpose or function of the initial construction of the Palasari Dam was as the control of flood and irrigation disasters. However, the large reservoir pool area is very useful also for freshwater fishery business. In this dam also there are many fish – fish such as mujair fish, tilapia, gurame, cork fish, catfish, kaper, shrimp, and many other freshwater fish. For those of you who visit the Dam Palasari, you can channel his fishing hobby in this dam. In addition to functioning as a source of irrigation agriculture, Palasari Dam is also made into a tourist attraction. The tourists who visit or travel to the Dam is not just enjoying the scenery, but for the tourists who have a hobby of cross and off road motors can channel his hobbies in the area around the Dam, because in this Dam area there are areas of motor cross and off road. Usually on certain days held a motor race cross and off road in Palasari Dam this. About three years ago, one of the largest private banks in Indonesia made the Palasari Dam as a place to shoot advertisements aimed at promoting the private bank. When you visit the Palasari Dam, you do not have to worry for the problem of admission to the sights, because on certain days only be charged admission to this Dam area. The price of admission is still very affordable that is Rp 1000 for two wheels and Rp 2000 for four wheels. Lodging is also available for visitors or travelers who want to stay or overnight in this Dam area. Not far from this Dam there is a Wana Villas and Spa Park that can be used as an alternative means to stay. But if you want a more affordable lodging, you can go to Candikusuma beach area, Jembrana, Bali. Because there is a hotel called Hotel Klarisa that you can use for overnight.

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