Baglihar Dam
Baglihar Dam (Hindi: बगलिहार बाँध Baglihār Bāndh), also known as Baglihar Hydroelectric Power Project, is a run-of-the-river power project on the Chenab River in the southern Doda district of the ...
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Aswan Low Dam
The Aswan Low Dam or Old Aswan Dam is a gravity masonry buttress dam on the Nile River in Aswan, Egypt. The dam was built at the former first cataract of the Nile, and is located about 1000 km up...
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West Seti Dam
The West Seti Dam is a proposed hydroelectric dam on the Seti River in the Far-Western Development Region of Nepal. The power station would be located approximately 63 kilometres (39 mi) upstrea...
Loharinag Pala Hydro Power Project
Loharinag Pala Hydro Power Project is a run-of-the-river hydroelectricity generating project planned by the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ltd to have an output capacity of 600 MW (150 MW x...
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Dams: The Lethal Water Bombs
Dams: The Lethal Water Bombs is a short documentary film about the Mullaperiyar Dam, and the possible natural disaster inherent in the structure. This 21-minute documentary was produced by Aries Tele...
Farakka Barrage
Farakka Barrage is a barrage across the Ganges River, located in the Indian state of West Bengal, roughly 16.5 kilometres (10.3 mi) from the border with Bangladesh near Chapai Nawabganj District....
Santo Antônio Dam
The Santo Antônio Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Madeira River 6 km (4 mi) southwest of Porto Velho in the state of Rondônia, Brazil. The dam's run-of-the-river hydroelectric power statio...
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Red Sea Dam
The Red Sea dam is a speculative macro-engineering proposal put forward in 2007 by a group of scientists and engineers. Although the authors' intentions are to explore "the ethical and environmental d...
Lake Pedder
Lake Pedder was once a natural lake, located in the southwest of Tasmania, Australia but the name is now used in an official sense to refer to the much larger artificial impoundment and diversion lake...
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Snail darter controversy
The snail darter controversy involved the delay of the construction of the Tellico Dam on the Little Tennessee River in 1973. On August 12, 1973, University of Tennessee biologist and professor David ...
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Lake Pedder Action Committee
The Lake Pedder Action Committee (also known as the Lake Pedder Action Group) was a Tasmanian environmental group that in the early 1970s unsuccessfully fought the state government of Tasmania led by ...
Atatürk Dam
The Atatürk Dam (Turkish: Atatürk Barajı), originally the Karababa Dam, is a zoned rock-fill dam with a central core on the Euphrates River on the border of Adıyaman Province and Şanlıurfa Provinc...
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Site C dam
The Site C dam (or "Site C Clean Energy Project") is a planned project by the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (BC Hydro) for a large-scale earth fill hydroelectric dam on the Peace River in...
Vilarinho da Furna
8°11′49″W / 41.78028°N 8.19694°W / 41.78028; -8.19694Vilarinho da Furna (the villagers and those in the region called it Vilarinho da Furna, some historians and the dam builde...
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Jirau Dam
The Jirau Dam is a rock-fill dam with an asphalt-concrete core, currently under construction on the Madeira River in the state of Rondônia, Brazil. The dam's hydroelectric power stations will have 50...
Belo Monte Dam
The Belo Monte Dam (formerly known as Kararaô) is a hydroelectric dam complex currently under construction on the Xingu River in the state of Pará, Brazil. The planned installed capacity of the dam co...
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Scotts Peak Dam
The Scotts Peak Dam was one of the three component dams in the flooding of the original Lake Pedder in South West Tasmania, Australia. Completed in 1973, the dam is 43 m (141 ft) high and 1,...
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Traveston Crossing Dam
Traveston Crossing Dam was a proposed water project that was initiated by the state government of Queensland, Australia, in 2006 as a result of a prolonged drought which saw South-East Queensland's da...
Scotts Peak
Scotts Peak is a mountain in South West Tasmania which is associated with the construction and flooding of the original Lake Pedder, as the lake now completely surrounds the peak. It lies just north...
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Bairabi Dam
Bairabi Dam is a proposed 80 MW dam on the Tlawng river near Bairabi Village in Kolasib district in the state of Mizoram in India.
Bairabi Hydel Project is a 120 MW Project initiated by Brig Ṭhen...
Houay Ho Dam
The Houay Ho is a dam located in the Samakkhixay District of Attapeu Province, Laos, 160 km (99 mi) east of Pakse and 30 km (19 mi) northwest of Attapeu. The project is considered ...
Rampart Dam
The Rampart Dam or Rampart Canyon Dam was a project proposed in 1954 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dam the Yukon River in Alaska for hydroelectric power. The project was planned for Rampart C...
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Yeywa Dam
The Yeywa Hydropower Dam (Burmese: ရဲရွာ တာတမံ), located on the Myitnge River, 52 kilometres (32 mi) southeast of Mandalay city, at Yeywa village in Kyaukse Township, Mandalay Division in cen...
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Tipaimukh Dam
Tipaimukh Dam is a proposed embankment dam on the river Barak in Manipur state India, first commissioned in 1984. The purpose of the dam is flood control and hydroelectric power generation. It has bee...
Lake Pedder planarian
The Lake Pedder planarian, Romankenkius pedderensis, is a species of invertebrate in the Dugesiidae family.
It was endemic to the Lake Pedder area in Tasmania, Australia prior to its flooding in 1...
Diamer-Bhasha Dam
Diamer-Bhasha Dam is a gravity dam, in the preliminary stages of construction, on the River Indus in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Its foundation stone was laid by Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani of Pa...
Tillegra Dam proposal
Tillegra Dam was a proposed dam on the Williams River to be located 20 km (12 mi) northwest of Dungog, in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It was first proposed in the 1970s ...
Sardar Sarovar Dam
The Sardar Sarovar Dam is a gravity dam on the Narmada river near Navagam, Gujarat in India. It is the largest dam and part of the Narmada Valley Project, a large hydraulic engineering project involvi...
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Environmental impact of reservoirs
The environmental impact of reservoirs comes under ever increasing scrutiny as the global demand for water and energy increases and the number and size of reservoirs increases.Dams and reservoirs can ...
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