Environmental Impact Assessment of Dams and Reservoirs
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF DAMS AND RESERVOIRS Kyohei Baba K. Baba Engineering Consultants Co., Japan Toshio Hirose Japan Commission on Large Dams, Japan Keywords: dam and reservoir, environmental impact, modern
· Perhaps the biggest question concerning the new dam is how Ethiopia will manage the process of filling its huge reservoir, whose capacity equals more than a year''s flow of the Blue Nile. Egypt has expressed concerns that if the reservoir is filled too quickly, it could severely diminish the flow upon which Egypt depends; 60 percent of the nation''s water comes from the Blue Nile.
Indonesia dam builder refuses new study to assess impact …
· A dam developer in Indonesia has rebuffed calls for an independent study to assess the impact of the project on the critically endangered Tapanuli orangutan. The …
ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (ESIA) …
ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (ESIA) SUMMARY Project Name : Thwake Multi-purpose Dam Project Country : Kenya Project Number : P-KE-E00-009 Department : OWAS Division : OWAS 2 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 Thwake
Long-term economy-wide impacts of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam …
2 1 Introduction Ethiopia is constructing the largest hydropower dam in Africa, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), on the Blue Nile River about 20 km upstream of the Ethiopian-Sudanese border. With a storage capacity of 74,000 km3 and a hydropower capacity of 5,150 MW, the GERD is expected to make double ...
Impact of climate change on streamflow hydrology in headwater catchments of the Blue Nile …
1 Article 2 Impact of climate change on streamflow hydrology in 3 headwater catchments of the Blue Nile basin, 4 Ethiopia 5 Abeyou W. Worqlul 1,*, Yihun T. Dile 2, Essayas K. Ayana 2, Jaehak Jeong 1, Anwar A. Adem 3 and 6 Thomas Gerik 1 7 1 Texas AgriLife Research, Temple, TX, USA ...
Ethiopia''s Renaissance Dam and its impact on Sudanese …
· This includes 20,000 MW from the Blue Nile. Ethiopian Renaissance Dam In 1998 Ethiopia updated the 1964 U.S. study, this time, using a French consultancy company. This was followed by …
An assessment of reservoir filling policies for the Grand …
Africa''s largest hydropower facility is currently under construction on the main stem of the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is poised to facilitate regional development with a 63 billion cubic meter reservoir and 6,000 MW of power generating capacity. To date, however, no reservoir filling rate policy has been established. This policy will have clear ...
The Way of Water: New Study on Renaissance Dam …
· Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt agreed to examine the regional impact of a $4.2 billion dam being built on a Nile river tributary in Ethiopia after experts said earlier studies were inconclusive.
Environmental Impact Assessment
Environmental Impact Assessment Project Number: 49055-003 Document Stage: Draft November 2018 PAK: Hydropower Development Investment Program, Tranche 1 Executive Summary Prepared by Hagler Bailly Pakistan for the Pakhtunkhwa Energy
Assessment of hydrological changes in the Nile River …
· The abstraction of huge water volume upstream of the Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile could be supplemented from the White Nile catchments, which are occupied by immense and numerous swamps. Although the White Nile only contributes less than 30% of the total annual flows of the Nile River downstream at Lake Nasser, the hydrological potential of the basin is promising and can be …
Water International Evaluating the downstream implications of …
Ethiopia''s policy of large dam construction in the Blue Nile River basin is evaluated by simulating the impact of one downscaled midrange climate change scenario (A1B) on the performance of existing and planned irrigation and hydropower schemes. The
ASSESSMENT. Unit Question: How does change impact our world? Significant Concept: Changes resulting from the interaction between people and nature. Humanities Key Concept: Change. AOI ( Area Of Interaction): Environment.
Assessment of Hydrological Changes in the Nile River Due to the Construction of Renaissance Dam …
the Blue Nile within Ethiopia and its impact on water balance downstream. The Landsat-8 satellite images of 2013 were obtained and interpreted to identify locations for the Renaissance Dam and its spillway dam.
Economic analysis of potential Blue Nile hydropower …
"Impact Assessment of Future Climate Change for the Blue Nile Basin, Using a RCM Nested in a GCM." Nile Water Science and Engineering Magazine 2: 15-30. Abstract : This paper establishes a basis for evaluation of climate changes impacts within the Blue Nile River subbasin, using the RegCM3 Regional Climate Model to simulate interactions between the land surface and climatic processes.
REPORT ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
Subproject: dam rehabilitation and safety improvement (WB8) Phu Yen province Report on Environemental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) 3 LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS AH Affected CPC Communal People''s Committee CPO Central Project
Assessment of the Impact of the Grand Ethiopian …
A Large scale hydropower dam known as Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is under construction on the Blue Nile River just upstream of the Ethiopian-Sudan border in Ethiopia. The GERD has an active storage capacity of more than 60,000 Mm3 and is ...
ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR EXCAVATING A NATURAL EXISTING EARTH DAM …
ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR EXCAVATING A NATURAL EXISTING EARTH DAM AT OMAPALE AREA IN UUVUDHIYA CONSTITUENCY, OSHANA REGION 01 October 2019 ESIA Scoping Report
Assessment of hydrological changes in the Nile River due to the construction of Renaissance Dam …
RESEARCH PAPER Assessment of hydrological changes in the Nile River due to the construction of Renaissance Dam in Ethiopia Mohammed El Bastawesy a,*, Safwat Gabr a,c, Ihab Mohamed b a Geological Application Division of the National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS), Cairo, Egypt ...
Hydrological Scenarios of the Renaissance Dam in Ethiopia …
This paper investigates the hydrological scenarios of the Renaissance Dam being constructed on the Blue Nile in Ethiopia and the dam''s impact on the water balance downstream. Landsat 8 satellite images from 2013 were obtained and interpreted to identify locations for the Renaissance Dam and its saddle dam.
Sustainability | Free Full-Text | Assessing the Potential …
Several studies have reported that the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) could have severe effects on the water resources in downstream countries, especially Egypt. These effects include changes in surface water level, groundwater levels in shallow and deep aquifers, saltwater intrusion, and increases in soil salinity, which could affect crop yields. This paper ...
Impending Luang Prabang dam sparks Unesco heritage …
· June 28, 2021. June 28, 2021. When the Luang Prabang dam – 25-kilometres north of the city in northern Laos – began moving forward, Unesco expressed concern about the suitability and safety of the site in March. The Lao People''s Democratic Republic (PDR) government is now undertaking a Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA), triggered by Unesco.
· GERD DAM FINAL ASSESSMENT. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) In 2011, Ethiopia launched the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. (GERD) on the Blue Nile in a place called Guba, One of the most controversial projects in. Africa. Not only the scope, the design, the budget and the duration represented major.
National Water Act: Proposed raising of Hazelmere Dam and environmental impact assessment …
THE HAZELMERE DAM AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESMENT RELATING THERETO The Minister ofWaterand Environmental Affairs intends constructing the government water works as contained in the Schedule hereto. In terms of section''110(1
Dam failure impact assessment | Business Queensland
· A dam failure impact assessment is a formal process that determines the risk to public safety if a dam were to fail. All existing dams and proposed new dams require a failure impact assessment prior to construction, or after, if: they exceed specified height and storage volume criteria (see information below) and a failure impact assessment has ...
Noise and Vibration Assessment (SLR Consulting Pty Ltd)
SMEC Australia Pty Ltd Six Mile Creek Dam Safety Upgrade Project Noise and Vibration Assessment SLR Ref No: 620.11666.20000-R01-v2.0.docx October 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Page 3 SLR Consulting Australia Pty Ltd (SLR) has been engaged by d
(PDF) HYDROLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL …
The Nile River (NR) is an international river shared by eleven riparian countries. It is the primary water resource and the life artery for its downstream countries such as Egypt and Sudan. In Ethiopia which is one of most important water sources of
ANNEX 50-54 (SC) : Assessment of WEFE …
Blue Nile River is the main source of water for hundreds of millions of people in Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt. Natural resources in the Nile Basin are under enormous pressure due to population growth, economic development, increased energy and food needs. Among the multiple challenges the Blue Nile Basin poses, figures boldly the impact of land use on the water quality and quantity. Consequently ...
Grand Renaissance Dam vs. Berta and Gumuz
Construction of the Grand Renaissance Dam began in 2011. Situated on the Blue Nile River, it will be the largest hydroelectric power plant in Africa. The project poses several concerns about the rights of local indigenous people, such as the Berta and Gumuz.
Assessment of the Impact of the Grand Ethiopian …
A Large scale hydropower dam known as Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is under construction on the Blue Nile River just upstream of the Ethiopian-Sudan border in Ethiopia. The GERD has an active storage capacity of more than 60,000 Mm3 and is anticipated to produce 6000 MW of hydropower energy.
Grand Renaissance Dam vs. Berta and Gumuz
While expected to provide the country with many benefits, the dam also presents several harmful aspects, like the displacement of the indigenous people of the area, the Berta and the Gumuz. Construction of the Grand Renaissance Dam began in 2011. Situated on the Blue Nile River, it will be the largest hydroelectric power plant in Africa.
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
In Nigeria, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) must be carried out prior to the construction of a dam. The Federal Ministry of Environment of Nigeria has laid down procedures for conducting the environmental impact assessment (EIA) and enforces the EIA
Blue Nile Foundation
The Roseires Dam is a dam on the Blue Nile at Ad Damazin, just upstream of the town of Er Roseires, in Sudan. It consists of a concrete buttress dam 1 km wide with a maximum height of 68 m, and an earth dam on either side. The earth dam on the eastern bank is …
Blue Nile Dam
· Blue Nile Dam Promises Higher Living Standards and Clean Power, While... Bruce Rule - August 7, 2020 Ethiopia is building a dam to generate cheap hydroelectric power, frustrating Egypt''s attempt to guarantee its water supply.
Assessment of Hydrological Changes in the Nile River Due to the …
the Dams heights and resulting storages were proposed to estimate the resulting abstraction of the Blue Nile flows until completion of the project and the annual losses due to evaporation thereafter. The current site (506 m asl) for the Renaissance Dam allows
Assessment of the Impact of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Performance of the High Aswan Dam
dam across the Blue Nile enhances regional power as well as well as benefits Ethiopia economically. GERD is the enlarged form of the border dam. The impact of this enlarged dam on downstream riparian countries hasn''t been studied. We hope this study
(PDF) Analysis of the Impact of Land Use change and …
Academia is a platform for academics to share research papers. Analysis of the Impact of Land Use change and Climate Change on the Flows in the Blue Nile River using
Sustainability assessment in transboundary context: Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam …
Impact Assessment Matrix (RIAM) comes under one of the options for the execution of EIA. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Project (GERDP) is located on the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia; about 40 km east of Sudan ...
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