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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 -...

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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...

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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...

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