Monday, November 17, 2008

delayed completion of tehri dam

Completion of dam was delayed because

  • It involved relocation of more than 100,000 people.
  • There have been concerns about the environmental consequences of locating a large dam in the fragile ecosystem of the Himalayas.
  • There were concerns regarding the dam's geological stability. The Tehri dam is located in a major geologic fault zone.there have been a earthquake of 6.8 magnitude.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007