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Tamil Nadu plans to construct Anamalayar dam under PAP
By : Sustainability ..., Oct 15, 2018
Even as Tamil Nadu is opposing moves by upper riparian states such as Karnataka to construct dams across inter-state rivers, it is planning to build a new dam under the 60-year-old Parambikuam -...Read more..
Subject Tags: Anamalayar dam project , hydropower , reservoir , water storage
Parched reservoirs leave South India high & dry ahead of summer
By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2017
Every Thursday, the Central Water Commission (CWC) puts out data on the water available in 91 reservoirs around the country. In the summer every year, the data paint a pretty bleak picture, with...Read more..
Subject Tags: reservoir , water scarcity
Reservoirs play substantial role in global warming
By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 30, 2016
Washington State University researchers say the world’s reservoirs are an underappreciated source of greenhouse gases, producing the equivalent of roughly 1 gigaton of carbon dioxide a year, or...Read more..
Subject Tags: GHG emissions , global warming , hydropower , renewable , Research , reservoir