The increase in water level of the Mullaperiyar dam will be in violation of provisions of three Central legislations, Forest Conservation Act, Forest Rights Act, and the Wildlife Protection Act, th

With Kerala receiving a huge setback in the Mullaperiyar legal battle, the stance taken by the state in the Supreme Court has been widely criticised as serious lapses on its part have more or less

The Supreme Court has appointed a three-member panel to monitor the safety of the Mullaperiyar dam and ensure that the water level is raised to 142 feet.

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.

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