A bill which seeks to provide uniform safety procedures for specified dams in the country was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 29 July, 2019. The Dam Safety Bill, 2019 was introduced by Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat who said that 92 per cent of the dams in the country were inter-state and there was need for such a legislation.

It is set to be reintroduced in Parliament after several unsuccessful bids to clear it

Safety of the dams is a very imperative aspect which has to be given priority on an incessant basis for safeguarding the massive national investment and the benefits derived by the nation from the projects.

Brazilian Senate committees on Wednesday passed a bill to tighten dam safety in the country, after a mining dam owned by Vale SA burst and killed an estimated 300 people in the town of Brumadinho.

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala water authority (KWA), which was all set to call tenders for Neyyar water supply scheme, is revising the project incorporating the suggestions made by Kerala dam safe

Climate change-driven events like Kerala floods underline need for greater focus on environment.

The Dam Safety Bill, 2018 that aims to provide a robust legal and institutional framework under Central and state governments for the safety of dams, was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 12th December, 2018 amid protests by opposition and Shiv Sena members.

A multi-agency report released by the Ministry of Interior and Co-ordination of National Government has revealed that the location of Patel Dam contributed highly to the tragedy that left 47 people

Nairobi — The Water Resources Authority (WRA) is set to review the permits of all dam proprietors to ascertain their legal status, stability and safety.

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