Dam Breach Kills At Least 10

After Typhoon Haikui landed in Zhejiang Province, according to Xinhua, local authorities have evacuated 1.5 million people and downpours continue. As China is still recovering, the Global Times reports a dam in east Zhejiang...

Happy Birthday, World Commission on Dams!

At China Dialogue, International Rivers’ Peter Bosshard marks the 10th anniversary of the World Commission on Dams report, which was unveiled by Nelson Mandela in London on November 16th, 2000. The commission proposed a...

China Bank to Fund Controversial African Dam

International Rivers has confirmed that the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China is backing Ethiopia’s controversial Gibe 3 dam, whose generating equipment is to be provided by the Dongfang Electric Corporation. While...

Villagers isolated by a rising reservoir

From Hubei Daily, translated by Three Gorges Probe: The people of Wangusi village on the Xiangxi River, a major Yangtze tributary 45 kilometres upstream of the Three Gorges dam, have


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