This book is essential to understanding the impact of dams on development. It analyses the costs of the construction of dams like Tehri and their impact on the environment, the feasibility of such projects, their impact on irrigation and power. It highlights the effects of dams on agriculture, the revenue return from power generating and the cost of power. It provides a powerful evaluation of large dams in the context of ecological and sustainable development.
Large Dams In the Himalaya
13 x 2.5 x 19.8 cm
dams, water conservation, destruction of the himalaya, erosion, himalaya, earthquakes, development
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