Dams

A dam is a barrier that stops or restricts the flow of water or underground streams. Reservoirs created by dams not only suppress floods but also provide water for activities such as irrigation, human consumption, industrial use, aquaculture, and navigability. Hydropower is often used in conjunction with dams to generate electricity. A dam can also be used to collect water or for storage of water which can be evenly distributed between locations. Dams generally serve the primary purpose of retaining water, while other structures such as floodgates or levees (also known as dikes) are used to manage or prevent water …

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The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

Embassy in Moscow. He said relations with the for two dams (San'a Radio, 23 September 1981). USSR are good


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

in Annexes V to VII. 19. It was with these ice dams that the overtopping of, or breaches in, the levees comprise (a) dredging, (b) construction of new dams, (c) raising levees, and (d) provision of equipment 2 million cubic metres. 92. Construction of new dams. The Vistula River Development Plan envisages the the accumulation of ice jams in particular, these dams would not only prevent large and serious accumulations 000 X 80 = 4,000 million zl. 3. Construction of dams As noted in paragraph 92 above, the benefits which


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

CAMENTS ET PETIT MATERIEL MEDICAL D'IMPORTANCE VITALE DAMS HOPITAUX RECOMMANDES PAR C I C R , ASSISTANCE AUX


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

CONNU . . . " ( S U I V R A I T LE TEXTE CONTENU DAMS LE COREU 1452) D) QUE LES AUTRES PARAGRAPHES RESTENT


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

T I O N DE LA S I T U A T I O N EN POLOGNE. DAMS LE COMMUNIQUE P U B L I E A L ' I S S U E DE LEUR


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

OUI PORTE UNE RESPONSABILITE I fiDEN I ABLt DAMS LA S I T U A T I O N , D'AUTRE PART. DANS CE EN DANGER LE PROCESSUS EE LA C . S . C . E . DAMS SON ENSEMBLE. DANS CE CONTEXTE, LES DIX CONSTATENT


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

CES INTENTIONS NE SE SONT CEPENDANT PAS TRADUITES DAMS LES FAITS. CECI iiET EN CAUSE TOUS NOS EFFORTS



The National Archives · 1 January 1981 French

A file of correspondence and reports concerning the internal situation in Bulgaria. The documents cover a televised New Year address by the Bulgarian leader, Todor Zhivkov; a prisoner amnesty to …

next f i v e years, involving the building of new dams and canals. /17. CONFIDENT I A. W•• CONFIDENTIAL


The National Archives · 1 January 1981 English

Z LO I N , V O I R E S A N S L I M I T E , DAMS L ' A T L A N T I Q U E , E T D ' U N C R I T


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