Dams and water distribution conflicts

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Cases

Environmental Conflicts about Dams and water distribution conflicts

Acheloos River Diversion, Greece

Acueducto Independencia, Hermosillo, Sonora

Aimorés Hydroelectric Power Plant, Brazil

Akosombo Hydroelectric Project, Ghana

Allain Duhangan Hydropower project, India

Allianoi Ancient City and Yortanli Dam, Turkey

Alta River Hydro Power Plant, Norway

ALTO MAIPO Hydroelectric Project (PHAM), Chile

Alviela river pollution by tanning industry and other activities, Portugal

Amravati Thermal Power Project, Maharashtra, India

Amritsar- Delhi-Kolkata Industrial Corridor, India

Angostura dam, Chile

Appiko movement, Western Ghats, India

Artvin Kabaca Valley Hydro power plant, Turkey

Ashaninka people against dams, Peru

Assassination of Nicinha, Jirau dam area, Rondônia, Brazil

Aswan High Dam, Egypt

Athirapally dam, Kerala, India

Baba Dam Project - Los Rios, Ecuador

Baglihar Hydroelectric Power Project, India

Bajoli Holi Hydroelectric dam, HP, India

Bakun dam, Malaysia

Banqiao dam failure in 1975, Henan, China

Baram Dam Blockade, Malaysia

Barra Grande Dam on River Pelotas, Brazil

Barro Blanco dam, Panama

Baspa II Hydroelectric Project, HP, India

Batang Toru dam, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Battle against small hydro for Sutjeska, BiH

Belinga iron ore mine and Belinga dam, Gabon

Belo-Monte Dam, Brazil

Bhakra Nangal Project, India

Bisri Dam, Lebanon

Bomuruella Mini Hydro Power Plant, Sri Lanka

Bui Dam in the Black Volta River, Ghana

Bujagali hydropower project, Uganda

Bumbuna Dam, Sierra Leone

Buon Kuop Hydroelectric Project, Vietnam

Casablanca Water Privatization, Morocco

Central Hidroeléctrica OCO 2010 en el río Ocoña, Perú

Cerro Colorado, Chile

Chalillo Dam, Belize

Chixoy Dam and Rio Negro massacre, Guatemala

Chone Multipurpose dam on Rio Grande, Ecuador

Citadel Capital/Concord Irrigated Crops in Unity State, South Sudan

Cochabamba Water War, Bolivia

Comunidad de Huachon against Statkraft, Peru

Conflicto internacional sobre el Rio Lauca, Bolivia – Chile

Contamination of the River Palo and Agroindustry in Puerto Tejada, Colombia

Contested construction of large dams in Santa Cruz river, Argentina

Controversy over the development of the Nujiang Dams, China

Creación del Área Reserva de Biosfera Visis Cabá, Chajul, Guatemala

Dabar Hydro Power Plant, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dai Ninh Hydropower Project, Dong Nai River, Vietnam

Dam in the Bergantes River, Teruel, Spain

Dams and embankments in the Ganga-Kosi floodplains, BR, India

Dams construction on the Narmada River, India

Dams on the Niger and Sokoto Rivers, Nigeria

Danger of extinction of endemic pearl mullets in Van Lake, Turkey

Dardanelos Dam in Amazonia, Brazil

Dar es Salaam water management, Tanzania

Daryan Dam and its transboundary impacts, Iran

Daule Peripa hydropower dam, Ecuador

Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor, India

Demeter International Katondo Farm Project (Bwabwata National Park) in Mbukushu District, Namibia

Desviacion rio Calenturitas, Cesar, Colombia

Desviación Río Ranchería, La Guajira, Colombia

Deviation of the Sao Francisco River, Brazil

Diamer Bhasha Dam, Pakistan

Dimna reservoir, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India

Don Sahong hydropower project, Laos

Drinking Water Supply and Agroindustry in Villagorgona, Colombia

Drying out of Burdur Lake, Turkey

Drying up of Tuz Lake Closed Water Basin, Turkey

El Quimbo hydroelectric project, Colombia

Embalse La Tranca, Valle de Cogotí, Chile

Eucapacific eucalyptus plantations, Ecuador

FACE pine plantation, Profafor , Ecuador

Findikli Pasalar Regulator and Hydroelectric Power Plant, Turkey

Fishery conflicts in the Ganga River, Bihar, India

Fomi Dam for water diversion and hydropower, Guinea-Mali

Four Major Rivers Restoration Project, South Korea

Foz Côa dam at Guarda, Portugal

Gilgel Gibe III Dam, Ethiopia

Gosikhurd Dam Irrigation Project, Maharastra, India

Grand Ethiopian Reinassance Dam, Ethiopia

Grasim Industries (Aditya Birla Group) Viscose Plant, Nagda in Madhya Pradesh, India

Gravel mining in Goptapa, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Great Manmade River, Libya

Gullu Hydroelectric Project, Chhattisgarh, India

Gumti Hydroelectric Project, Tripura, India

Hatgyi Dam, Myanmar

Hazards from Sarez Lake, an issue still unsolved in Central Asia, Tajikistan

Hidroaysén hydroelectric project, Chile

Hidroeléctrica Cachuela Esperanza en el Río Beni, Bolivia

Hidroeléctrica Changuinola I (CHAN-75), Bocas del Toro, Panamá

Hidroeléctrica El Bala en el Parque Nacional MADIDI, Bolivia

Hidroeléctrica El Naranjal, Veracruz, Mexico

Hidroelectrica Gaya en el rio Apulco, Puebla, Mexico

Hidroelectrica Hidrotambo, Ecuador

Hidroelectrica Paso de la Reyna, Mexico

Hidroeléctrica Puebla 1, Puebla, Mexico

Hidroeléctrica Sallca Pucará, Perú

Hidroeléctrica Santa Rita S.A. in Monte Olivo, Guatemala

Hidroelectricas de Atzala-Coyolapa, Puebla, Mexico

Hidroeléctricas Renace y Oxec , empresa de Florentino Pérez, Guatemala

Hidroelectricas y violencia en Yich Ki'sis, San Mateo Ixtatán, Guatemala

Hidrosogamoso dam, Colombia

Hirakud Dam, Orissa, India

Hoa Binh Hydropower Dam, Vietnam

Hotamis Marshes, Turkey

Huanuni, Bolivia

Hul 1&2 small hydropower projects, HP, India

Hydroelectric barrages along the Mur River, Styria, Austria

Hydroelectric plant in Maraba, Pará, Brazil

Hydroelectric power plants on the Schwarze Sulm River, Austria

Hydroelectric Power Station, Laxá River, Skútustaðahreppur, Iceland

Hydroelectric Project Caculo Cabaça, Angola

Hydroelectric Project Patuca III (Piedras Amarillas) , Honduras

Hydroelectric projects on Vrbas River, BiH

Hydropower plant and National park Djerdap, Serbia

Hydro Power Plant Boguchanskaya, Russia

Hydro Power Plant Boskov Most, National Park Mavrovo, Macedonia

Hydropower Plant Buk Bijela's impact on the Tara river canyon, Montenegro and B&H

Hydro Power Plant Lešće on the Dobra River, Croatia

Hydro Power Plant Lukovo Pole, National Park Mavrovo, Macedonia

Hydro Power Plant Medna on Sana River, BiH

Hydropower Plant on the River Komarnica, Montenegro

Hydro power plants on the River Lim, Serbia

Ilisu Dam Project, Turkey

Inga 3 and Gran Inga complex hydropower project on Congo river, DRC

Integrated Kashang Hydroelectricity Project, HP, India

Intex's Mindoro Nickel Project, Philippines

Iron ore mining project Pedra de Ferro in Caetité, BA, Brazil

Itoiz dam, Spain

Ituango hidroelectrica, Colombia

Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project (JRMPP) Phase II Dam, Iloilo, Philippines

Janna Dam, Lebanon

Jimbitono against mining and hydropower projects, Ecuador

Jirau and Santo Antonio Dams on Madeira River, Brazil

Jispa Hydroelectricity Project, HP, India

Jubail plant and Desalination, Saudi Arabia

Kajbar Dam hydropower scheme, Sudan

Kali Gandaki Hydroelectric Project A, Nepal

Kaliwa Dam – New Centennial Water Source Project (NCWS), Quezon, Philippines

Kandadji Dam and displacement, Niger

Kanhar Dam, UP, India

Kárahnjúkar dam, Iceland

Karameh Dam, Jordan

Karchham-Wangtoo hydel project, HP, India

Kariba Dam, Zambia/Zimbabwe

Kedung Ombo dam, Indonesia

Kenney Dam, British Columbia, Canada

Khudoni Dam, Georgia

Kishanganga Hydro Electric Power Project (KHEP), India

Koel-Karo project, India

Kol Dam Hydropower Project, HP, India

Koskulana Mini Hydro Power Project, Sri Lanka

Kunlong (or Upper Thanlwin) dam on the Salween River, Myanmar

Kuther Hydroelectric Project, HP, India

La ampliación de la autopista Valle-Coche en Caracas, Venezuela

Laiban Dam - New Centennial Water Source Project (NCWS), Quezon, Philippines

La Parota Dam, Mexico

La Vega I & II Hydroelectric projects, Nebaj, Guatemala

Lawpita and Mobye dam, Balu Chaung River, Karenni state, Myanmar

Lesotho Highlands Water Project, Lesotho

'Let Banni Be' struggle to save the pastoralist livelihood and Banni grasslands, Gujarat, India

Loc Valley Cide hydroelectric power plant, Turkey

Loharinag Pala hydel power project, India

Los Pescados River hydroelectric project in Veracruz, Mexico

Lower Kihansi dam, Tanzania

Lower Season II Dam will displace ethnic minorities in Stung Treng, Cambodia

Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Power Project, India

Lower Suktel Irrigation Project, Orissa, India

Lucha por el agua de mujeres indígenas Mazahuas, Mexico

Luhri Hydro project on Sutlej river, HP, India

Machhakund Hydro Electric Project, Orissa, India

Maheshwar Dam - Narmada Valley, India

Maithon Dam and the Damodar River Valley Project, West Bengal, India

Mambilla Hydropower Station Project funded by Chinese lenders, Nigeria

Mandira Dam, Rourkela, Orissa, India

Mangla Dam in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

Manso dam, Brazil

Mapithel Dam, Manipur, India

Markala Sugar Project: SoSuMar/Illovo sugar refinery in Cercle de Segou, Mali

Marmara Lake endangered ecosystem, Turkey

Massive sediment extraction from the River Drava, Croatia

Mediterraneo Hydroelectric plant and future exploitation plans of Puelo River, Chile

Mega-proyecto Hidroeléctrico El Diquís, Costa Rica

Megarepresas sobre el Marañon, Chadin 2 y Rio Grande 1 y 2, Perú

Meinung dam and Yellow Butterfly valley, Taiwan

Mékin Hydroelectric Dam, Cameroon

Merowe Dam, Sudan

Minicentral Tranguil, Likiñe, Panguipulli, and death of Macarena Valdés, Chile

Mini hydropower project in Athwelthota waterfall, Sri Lanka

Mis Valley Hydropower plant, Italy

Mong Ton (or Tasang) Dam, Myanmar

MOSE project in Venetian Lagoon, Italy

Mosul dam, Iraq

Mtunzini - Exxaro proposed sand mining, South Africa

Murta dam, MG, Brazil

Myitsone dam on Irrawaddy river, Myanmar

Nakthan Hydroelectricity Project, HP, India

Nam Mang 3 hydropower dam, Lao PDR

Nam Ngiep I Hydropower Dam, Lao PDR

Nam Ngum 2 dam displaced over 6,000 ethnic minorities in Vientiane, Lao PDR

Nam Theun 2 hydropower dam, Lao PDR

Nandi Forest Multipurpose Dam on Yalas river, Kenya

Nathpa Jhakri Hydroelectric Project, HP, India

Naung Pha dam on the Salween River, Shan State Myanmar

Neltume hydroelectric project in Panguipulli, Chile

Nenskra hydropower project, Georgia

Nibutani Dam on Ainu homeland, Japan

Nickel mine in Loma de Hierro, Venezuela

Nizhne-Zeyskaya HPP in the Amur River basin, Russia

Noyyal River Basin, a pollution cocktail from textile industry, TN, India

Nyamjang Chhu dam and hydropower expansion in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, India

Occupation of the Hainburger Au to resist unsustainable hydro-power development, Austria

Oil seed farming project in Tana River Delta, Kenya

Orchards affected by the Annexation Wall surrounding Qalqilya, West Bank

Pak Beng dam, Lao PDR

Pak Mun Hydropower Dam, Thailand

Pancheshwar Dam and impacts in Uttarakhand, Nepal-India

Panchet Dam and the Damodar Valley Project, Jharkhand, India

Phondo mine in Lhundrub County and local protests, Tibet, China

Poçem hydropower dam stopped, Albania

Polavaram Multipurpose Project, Andhra Pradesh, India

PPT case: Mekorot and water supply, Israel/Palestine

Presa de El Zapotillo, Jalisco, Mexico

Presa Las Cruces Nayarit, Mexico

Privatisation of Water and Energy by Union Fenosa, Colombia

Privatización del agua en Guadalajara, Mexico

ProCana Sugar Plantation, Limpopo, Mozambique

Proposed High Grand Falls Multipurpose Dam, Kenya

Proposed Mega Dam on River Ewaso Ng’iro, Kenya

“Protect Kok-Zhailau”, Ile-Alatau State National nature park, Kazakhstan

Proyecto de presa en el río Cuira “Sistema Tuy IV” Venezuela

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Agua Zarca, Honduras

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Changuinola II, Bocas del Toro, Panamá

Proyecto hidroeléctrico Corpus Christi, Argentina-Paraguay

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico El Chaparral, El Salvador

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico La Aurora, Honduras

Proyecto hidroeléctrico La Miel II, Colombia

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Los Encinos, Honduras

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico San Rafael, Costa Rica

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Veracruz, Mexico

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Xalalá, Guatemala

Puesco-Momolluco complex and Tolten Watershed hydropower plans, Chile

Qaysamani Dam, Lebanon

Quevedo-Vinces multi-purpose project, Ecuador

Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (RAPS), India

Ralco HEP and Bio Bio Watershed hydro plans, Chile

Rampur Hydroelectric Project, HP, India

Rasi Salai Dam, Thailand

Recrecimiento Embalse de Yesa, Spain

Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance project, Israel, Jordan and Palestine

Renuka Dam Project, HP, India

Represa Benito Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico

Represa del Bajo Anchicayá, Colombia

Represa El Cercado en el río Ranchería, La Guajira, Colombia

Represa Inambari, Peru

Represa Itzantún, Chiapas, Mexico

Represa La Salvajina, Colombia

Represa Los Pilares (o Bicentenario), Sonora, Mexico

Represa Milpillas, Zacatecas, Mexico

Represa Santa Teresa II, Cusco, Perú

Re-routing of the Toplodolska river, Serbia

Reserva Ecológica de Chaparri contra traficantes de tierras, Lambayeque, Peru

Riaño dam, Spain

Rihand Dam, UP, India

Rogun Dam, Tajikistan

Rovni Dam at the Jablanica River, Serbia

Rukuda irrigation dam, Orissa, India

Salal hydro power project, Jammu & Kashmir, India

Samarco Tailings Dam Disaster, Minas Gerais, Brazil

San Roque Multipurpose Project, Philippines

Santa Cruz Barrillas dam and Hidralia, Guatemala

São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric dam, Brazil

Sapta Kosi High Dam Multipurpose Project, Nepal

Saramaka people's lawsuit against state, Suriname

Sardar Sarovar Dam, India

Saudi Arabia land leases and dam conflicts, Sudan

Save Pulangi Alliance, Bukidnon province, Mindanao, Philippines

Save Yamuna Protest March, Delhi, India

Saving the “Last Natural River in Japan” and Nagara River Estuary Dam

Sawra-Kuddu hydroelectric project, HP, India

Selaulim Dam Goa, India

Seli Hydroelectricity Project, HP, India

Serlui-B Hydropower Project, Mizoram, India

Sewage floods in Hebron city, West Bank

Shrimp farming, Bangladesh

Silent Valley Hydro-Electric Project, Kerala, India

Sirindhorn Dam, Thailand

Site C Dam, Canada

Sivens Dam on Tescou river, France

Smurfit, Venezuela

Son La Hydropower Dam, Vietnam

Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP), Turkey

Srinagar Hydroelectric Project on Alaknanda river, UK, India

Stung Cheay Areng hydroelectric dam in Koh Kong, Cambodia

Subernarekha Multipurpose project (Chandil Dam), Jharkhand, India

Subernarekha multipurpose Project (Icha Dam), Jharkhand, India

Sultan Marshes Wetland, Turkey

Tabacundo canal water conflict, Ecuador.

TALCO's impact on Uzbekistan's border districts, Tajikistan

Tamalout Dam, Morocco

Tamanthi dam on Chindwin River, Sagaing Division, Myanmar

Tarbela Dam, Pakistan

Teesta V and other dams, Sikkim, India

Tehri Hydropower Plant, UK, India

Ten hydropower plants on the River Ibar, Serbia

The collapse of Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project, Lao PDR

Thjórsárver, Iceland

Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River, China

Tipaimukh Dam, India

Toktogul dam, Kyrgyzistan

Tokwe - Mukorsi dam, Zimbabwe

Tolupanes en contra de mineria de antimonio y talas ilegales son asesinados, Honduras

Tortum Bagbasi Hydroelectric Power Plant, Turkey

Trans-Sibirskaya HPP, Russia

Trasvase de agua desde el Lago de Valencia, Venezuela

Trasvase río Guarinó, Colombia

Tres hidroelectricas y tres asesinatos de activistas en el Corredor Seco, Guatemala

Tuirial Hydro Power Project, Mizoram, India

Tuivai Hydro Electric Project, Mizoram, India

Tumarín hydroelectric Dam, Nicaragua

Tuzluca Dam, Turkey

Two of Dong Nai hydropower dams cancelled due to environmental concerns, Vietnam

Uma Oya Multi-Purpose Development Project, Sri Lanka

Upper Paunglaung Dam, Shan State, Myanmar

Upper Yeywa dam on the Namtu River, Shan State, Myanmar

Urra Dam on the Sinu River, Colombia

Vajont Dam disaster, Italy

Vindelälven hydel project, Sweden

Violent protests over development of the Pubugou Dam, China

Vishnugaad – Peepalkoti hydroelectric project, Uttarakhand, India

Water and sanitation privatization in metropolitan Manila, Philippines

Water privatisation, Egypt

Water Privatisation-Guayaquil, Ecuador

Weigyi dam on the Salween River, Karen and Karenni state, Myanmar

Weir Figueiredo: farmers and compensation, Brazil

Welspun Energy Thermal Power Plant at Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh

Whanganui River legally recognized as living entity, New Zealand

Wullar barrage-Tulbul project in Kashmir, India

Xacbal Hydroelectric project, Guatemala

Xakriaba territorial struggle, Brazil

Xayaburi mainstream dam on the Lower Mekong River, Lao PDR

Xiangjiaba Hydropower Plant in Yunnan and Sichuan, southwest China

Xiaonanhai Hydroelectric Dam on the Yangtze River in Chongqing, China

Xiluodu Dam and giant landslide, Yunnan and Sichuan, China

Yacyreta Dam on the Parana River, Argentina-Paraguay

Yala Swamp, Large scale farming, Kenya

Yali Falls Hydropower Dam, Vietnam

Yamba dam, Gumna prefecture, Japan

Yelcho Watershed targeted by Ministry of Energy’s hydro plans, Chile

Yusufeli Dam, Turkey

Yuvarlakcay water movement, Turkey

Ywathit dam on the Salween River, Karenni state, Myanmar