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

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.

National Register of Large Dam (NRLD) is a compilation of the dams in the country prepared as per information received from the State Government/Authority concerned. In NRLD the definition of “large dams” has been adopted as per the norms of International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD).

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Russel Joy Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/01/2018 regarding de-commissioning of Mullaperiyar Dam. The petition has stated that the Chief Engineer of the dam project, Mr. John Pennycuick envisaged the lifetime of the dam for a period of 50 years.

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