In a vindication of Tamil Nadu’s stand on the Mullaperiyar dam, the Supreme Court on Wednesday declared unconstitutional a law passed by Kerala in 2006 to prevent the neighbouring State from raisin

In a major victory for Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court on Wednesday declared as unconstitutional the law passed by Kerala in 2006, constituting the Dam Safety Authority to prevent the State from rais

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Tamil Nadu Vs State of Kerala dated 07/05/2014 regarding water level of Mullaperiyar dam.

Kochi: Kerala has asked Tamil Nadu to stop the latter’s plans to lay tiles along the gallery of the Mullaperiyar dam, and to carry out only routine annual maintenance work.

Mosul Dam is located on the Tigris river, 50 Km NW of Mosul; it is 113 m in height, 3.4 Km in length, 10 m wide in its crest and has a storage capacity of 11.1 billion cubic meters. It is an earth fill dam, constructed on bedrocks of Fat’ha Formation, which consists of gypsum beds alternated with marl and limestone, in cyclic nature. The thickness of gypsum beds attains 18 m; they are intensely karstified even in foundation rocks. Therefore, continuous grouting Programme was planned during construction, which was completed in June 1984, with planned operation age of 80 years.

This guide attempts to summarize the strongest social and environmental standards related to dam building. It discusses options for civil society to use standards in order to advocate for stronger practices to be implemented by government ministries, dam financiers, and dam builders.

This guide attempts to summarize the strongest social and environmental standards related to dam building. It discusses options for civil society to use standards in order to advocate for stronger practices to be implemented by government ministries, dam financiers, and dam builders.

National Register of Large Dam (NRLD) is a compilation of the large dams in the country prepared as per information received from the State Government / Authority concerned. The lists of dams have been regrouped as per their location within the territory of a State. The sole purpose of the NRLD is to provide basic information about a dam to any interested party who can then approach the State Government / Authority concerned for further information. At present there are 4845 completed large dams and 347 large dams are under construction in India.

Stalled Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday said a Centre-appointed expert panel has suggested additional safety measures in the construction of the stalled Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project by NHPC.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on the suit filed by Tamil Nadu questioning the law passed by Kerala in 2006, constituting the Dam Safety Authority to prevent the State from rai

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