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Volume 265, 2019International Geotechnical Symposium “Geotechnical Construction of Civil Engineering & Transport Structures of the Asian-Pacific Region” (GCCETS 2018)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Construction Management and Economics|
|Published online||30 January 2019|
Construction of large dams: problems and development trends
Kazan Federal University, Elabuga Institute of KFU, Elabuga, Russia
2 Altai State University, Barnaul, Russia
2 Corresponding author: email@example.com
In this article, the authors consider the problems of using large dams, and analyze environmental and economic indicators. Reducing climate pollution and eradicating poverty are two of the most serious challenges facing the world today. More than 50,000 large dams block at least 60% of the world's rivers. The consequences of this massive engineering program are devastating. Large dams destroy species; flood vast areas of wetlands, forests, and agricultural land; moving tens of millions of people, and influencing half a billion people living downstream.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019
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