3. Dams and Reservoirs for Multiple Purposes

  1. Neil S. Grigg

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118267035.ch3

Water Finance: Public Responsibilities and Private Opportunities

Water Finance: Public Responsibilities and Private Opportunities

How to Cite

Grigg, N. S. (2011) Dams and Reservoirs for Multiple Purposes, in Water Finance: Public Responsibilities and Private Opportunities, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118267035.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470767559

Online ISBN: 9781118267035

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Keywords:

  • dams;
  • water-industry sectors;
  • reservoirs;
  • eectric energy;
  • recreational venues

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Evolution of Dams and River Infrastructure

  • Types and Purposes of Dams and Reservoirs

  • Inventory of Dams

  • Examples of High-Profile Dams

  • The Iron Triangle of Dams and River Improvements

  • Economics of Dams

  • International Financing

  • Risks and Dam Safety

  • Dam Controversies

  • Regulation of Dams

  • Future Issues