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Dam

A subdivision of the mohar, the currency of Nepal prior to 1932. A dam was equivalent to 1/128 of a mohar.
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In 2006, the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) purchased 18,000 kanals at the site where the dam was to be built and launched a housing scheme as a joint venture with Bahria Town.
Citing a report of the World Commission on Dams (WCD), titled 'Dams and Development of a New Framework,' environmental advocate Clemente Bautista said large dams are proven to have adverse impacts, aside from the huge cost of such infrastructure.
Shri NK Mathur, Member, Central Water Commission presided over the Workshop and highlighted the need for the preparation of EAP for each dam and involvement of all agencies in ensuring effective relief and rescue operations.
Experts agree a major failure of the large dams upriver of Eugene- Springfield could spell catastrophe for the metro area.
Dams are classified in terms of the potential for downstream damage if they were to fail.
3 One such well-established method is the use of a rubber dam.
The following dams highlight the important environmental impacts of the three major dams in the world.
The Ice Dam Liquidators team left February 18th on the 21-hour drive from Minneapolis to Boston and started working the moment they arrived.
In this research in order to simplify, break of a soil dam due to armed attacks is considered as rectangular fracture and this assumption and its dimensions with regard to historical backgrounds and experiences is important in the field of terroristic attacks against soil dams through the world.
The Kingdom's dams are distributed as follows: Riyadh region (72 dams), Makkah (40 dams), Madinah (26 dams), Asir region (86 dams), Baha region (34 dams), Hail region (27 dams), Qassim region (11 dams), Jazan region (10 dams) and Najran region (18 dams).
Quite often, alternatives to large dams exit, but either these are not fully assessed, or, the range of alternative options is narrowed by the ardent dam proponents.
Fragmenting the River: Dams Throughout the Rogue Basin