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Strategic Plan - WDNR
Provide adequate supplies of clean drinking water. Protect people and their communities from flooding, dam failures, forest and wild fires, and the release of hazardous substances. Use education and enforcement to ...
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Dam Safety: Mullapperiyar and its implications
In the 20th century, around 200 notable dam failures have occurred in the World, killing about 8000 people. It is notable that dam failures do occur in developed countries too. The biggest catastrophe ... -- about 2000 persons lost their lives when the Machhu II dam gave way. Other dam failures in the country included Ashti in Maharastra (this dam gave way twice-- in 1883 and 1933), Tigra in ...
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If you have a site or a conference, or know of one, that we should ...
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Ecology and Mormon Colonization in the Little Colorado River Basin, Arizona
Crop losses were common, and dam failures occurred with frustrating regularity. So variable were local environmental conditions that individual settlements ... struggled and suffered under the cumulative effect of floods, poor harvests and recurring dam failures, they could no longer continue to contribute the manpower needed to maintain ...
www.cpluhna.nau.edu


Mining impact slideshow_2007
YOURSELF: PICTURES OF THE AGINSKII GOLD MINE AND MILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND IMAGES OF TAILINGS DAM FAILURES AND SPILLS - Paul Robinson, Southwest Research and information Center Albuquerque, NM USA sricpaul@earthlink.net ...
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May18MWAC
... or deteriorating dams, or modification of dam operations in order to preserve valuable habitat by restoring natural flow conditions and protect downstream resources against possible dam failures; authorization of projects consistent with the ...
michiganwetlands.org


Michigan Wetlands Action Coalition Newsletter - July 28 2006
... or deteriorating dams, or modification of dam operations, in order to preserve valuable habitat by restoring natural flow conditions and protect downstream resources against possible dam failures; authorization of projects consistent with the ...
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Legacy of Uranium Mining on Native American Land
Navajoland. The High Cost of Uranium in Navajo land Dam failures occur all over the world, but there was a particularly ... 100 tons of uranium mining tailings gushed through a packed-mud dam near Church Rock, N.M. With the tailings, 100 million ... the allowable standard of radioactivity for drinking water below the broken dam shortly after the breach was repaired, according to the Nuclear Regulatory ...
www.mining-law-reform.info


(3/2/997) California Policymakers to Rethink Dams
It raced through the rock canyon below the dam and ripped the platform where tourists would gaze at the modern ... huge disasters. McCully's book recalls some of the consequences of dam failures over the past few decades. In China, an estimated 230,000 ... killed. And about 2,000 people perished when the Macchu II Dam in India failed in 1979. Comments? Send a letter to the editor ...
monitor.net


Roy's Home Page: Mullapperiyar-- Issues of Dam Safety
Moreover, no instrumentation like piezometres, inclinometres, extensometres and gauging weirs are in place to monitor the foundation. There is monitoring failures in the case of Idukki dam also. Some of the instruments embedded in the dam were either not working or giving unreliable ...
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