A hundred years of Dong Cam
Updated : Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:40 AM (GMT+0700)

Dong Camdam was constructed by French engineers and launched in 1929, so far, it hasbeen 90 years old. If the time of surveying, designing is calculated, the workhas now been nearly 100 years. With the system of channel leading along the twobanks to fetch water from everywhere, the work has been bringing about the lushand prosperous rice paddy fields for Tuy Hoa city.

Apart from the economic benefits, DongCam dam is also the attractive destination for sightseeing, tourism. On the 8thof January lunar calendar, the ceremony of reminding of those sacrificing forthe dam construction. During the summer days, along both banks of Dong Cam damwith white smooth sand and the gently flowing current, which has become anideal venue to gather for tourists near and far.

 
Dong Cam dam seen from Hoa Hoi commune, Phu Hoa district

The gentle and mild traits of the rising dam of South Dong Cam in Tay Hoa district

The system of both bank channels and ditches to irrigate the rice paddy fields of Tuy Hoa
delta

Tourists going sightseeing at the North rising dam
 
The full flocks of birds looking for a peaceful stop on the stones in the middle of the
currents

The winding roads along the water-leading system of the main South channel bringing
tourists to the South rising dam


Source: Phu Yen Newspaper

Translated by HAI LOAN

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