By Japan Commission on Large Dams - JCOLD
Overview of Japan’s lengthy water historical past, by means of the japanese fee on huge dams. ranging from the 7th century, while irrigation ponds have been first built for paddy cropping, until eventually the start of the twenty first century. Elaborates on quite a few roles of dams: water offer, strength iteration and flood keep watch over. Moreover, tries to elucidate the unfavorable affects of dams at the ordinary surroundings and native societies, in addition to large efforts made to reduce those affects. Includes appendices with location and features of major dams, administrative organs, river administration procedure and water assets improvement river platforms and amenities to provide the complete photo. Richly-illustrated. meant for dam and water assets professionals.
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