Marala headworks is located in the Chenab river near the city. Sialkot. it was built in 1906-1912.
- Length: 1.366 km
- Opened: 1968
- Above sea level: 820 feet (250 m)
Headworks is a civil engineering term for any structure at the head or diversion point of a waterway. it is smaller than a barrage and is used to divert water from a river into a canal or from a large canal into a smaller canal.
Here the Marala Barrage was built across the river in 1968 with a maximum discharge of 1.1 million.