Large Scale Water Managment

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Large Scale water managment projects.

These are often multi-purpose dams. Dams can control water flow. Generate HEP and store water in a resvior.

Example

Costs

Problems

Benefits

Hoover Dam and lake Mead resvior (USA)

$850 million

·         No water reaches the sea-Mexico’s water supply had been reduced.

·         No seasonal flooding

·         River ecosystems have declined

·         Sates argue

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