Dams for the 21st Centuryby Jan A. Veltrop, Harza Engineering Co, Chicago, United States,
Abstract: Water shortages around the world are mounting. Construction of dams, development of groundwater and improvement of irrigation practices are necessary to increase water supplies. Vast quantities of renewable and nonpolluting hydropower remain to be developed. Major constraints on the development of dams and hydropower are identified. Environmental and social impacts need to be addressed. Actions to be implemented by the profession are presented.
Subject Headings: Hydro power | Dams | Water resources | Water shortage | Environmental issues | Social factors | Power plants
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