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  • The Largest Dam Projects

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    research is about the ‘Nimbyism’ between china three gorges dam and Iowa State Delhi dam and why there is occurrence of ‘Nimbysim’ of both countries though one protest of the dam (in china) is not successful while in US it is successful. The reason why this research has considered these dams are; first these two dams are among the largest dam projects that are built in the main rivers in both countries. The second reason is that both the dams impose the impact of sustainability is very high as they

  • Guhai Dam Project

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    STUDY AREA AND DATA COLLECTION STUDY AREA The Guhai dam is located on Guhai River near Village Khandhol in Himmatnagar taluka of district Sabarkantha. The Latitude and Longitude of the dam are 23’42’00” N and 73’3’24”E,respectively. Its purpose are irrigation and flood control. The catchment area of the Guhai River at the dam site is 422 sq. km. The dam was completed in the year 1990. The FRL and HFL of the dam are at a level of 173.00 m and 173.77 m

  • Project Management, The Building Of The Three Gorges Dam

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    1. Introduction The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River will probably be finished by 2009 and will be the largest hydroelectric dam in the world. Being the present manager and being appointed by the government at the feasibility stage I am asked to write a report in order to outline the activities required to successfully manage this major project and to ensure that it is completed on time and within budget. This report will be divided into six parts beginning with an introduction and ending

  • Funding and Lending Problems with China’s Three Gorges Dam Project

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    Lending Problems with China’s Three Gorges Dam Project The Three Gorges Project continues to leave a wake of environmental and social transgressions. An assortment of activists and over 45 international groups, including the International Rivers Network and Sierra Club, have fought the project and all its detrimental attributes (Lammers 1). But because of the predetermination of its construction, certain consequences associated with the Three Gorges Dam are inevitable, especially those resulting

  • Pakistan Case Study: Dam's Dams In Pakistan

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    Semester: B.S 7th Reg No: 096 Submitted to: Sir Khalid Mehmood Subject: Sustainable Development” Contents • Introduction • Dam’s problem in Pakistan • Controversial Dam issues Pakistan • Importance of Dams for Pakistan • Dams in Pakistan • Diamer Bhasha Dam, many projects are under progress • Ongoing Projects • Benefits of Dams • Conclusion Introduction:- An important sustainability issue of the present growth pattern in Pakistan is the energy constraint. First there is growing divergence between

  • Three Gorges Dam

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    Three Gorges Dam The Three Gorges are known to be a famous tourist attraction for its beautiful scenery, located in northeastern China along the Yangzi River. The Yangzi River runs 3700 miles long, being the third longest river in the world after the Nile and Amazon Rivers. The Qutang Gorge, the Wuxia Gorge, and the Xiling Gorge are the three Yangzi River gorges that make up the Three Gorges. The Three Gorges are not only famous for its scenery, but also its disastrous flooding. Within a

  • Construction and History of the Marshall Ford Dam

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    low dam at the site of an old crossing on the river known as Marshall Ford. Marshall Ford Dam was completed in 1941 through the collaboration of the United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) and the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) of Texas. The original purpose of the dam was to prevent floods from devastating Austin, TX. The capital city had substandard heavy damage from previous floods since its establishment in 1846. Soon bureaucrats came together to create the Colorado River Project, wanting

  • Three Gorges Dam Impacts

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    Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydropower in the world, has claimed to be a project that gives “hope” to the people in China. Located on the Yangtze River, the third longest river in the world, the Three Gorges Dam is the symbol of China’s technology and economic progress. For years, the government has claimed that it could benefit people’s living quality by improving the navigation on Yangtze River, providing hydroelectric power, and improving flood control. But does it true? Do the people in China

  • Essay On St Francis Dam

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    Francis Dam was a 1924 project that was supposed to provide water for the people of California. It was engineered by William Mulholland. The project, however, ended up being a disaster as it killed 600 people. The dam collapsed due to poor engineering. From this incidence, we learn that we should give competent individuals responsibilities to execute projects. We also learn that we should not assume any slight sign of an impending danger. Introduction The St. Francis Dam was a concrete gravity dam. It

  • Big Dams

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    Big Dams In their decisions about using resources from rivers, governments are facing issues of land use, energy production and extraction of natural resources. Dams reveal the dilemmas that are faced while trying to meet numerous conflicting needs of humanity, and planning strategies such important projects must strive for ecologically sustianable systems that can support the earth's growing population. Introduction Recent years have seen the removal of a number of dams across the United