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  • Guideline for failure impact assessment of water dams

    Guideline for failure impact assessment of water dams DNRME 2018 vi Summary In accordance with Queensland state law a Failure Impact Assessment (FIA) is the

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  • EthiopiaGrand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD

    The basin of the upper Blue Nile tributary to the dam drains the Ethiopian highlands. The Blue Nile has a single wet season and flow is highly seasonal as shown in figure 1. The Ethiopian highlands range from about 500 to 4 533 m in elevation with average rainfall

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  • 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. The aim of this study was to assess the potential impact of the dam on the

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  • 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.

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  • HYDROLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GRAND

    The proposed dam is located in a region characterized by elevated plateaus from which rise the various mountains that constitute the Ethiopian Highlands. The Upper Blue Nile Basin (UBNB) of 176 000 km2 in area occupies 17 of Ethiopia and has a mean annual stream flow volume of 48.5 BCM i.e. approximately 1541 m3/sec. The Blue Nile (Abay)

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  • So Close Yet So Far An Account of the Negotiations on

    May 04 2020 · Construction of the dam commenced without informing or consulting downstream riparians the environmental impact assessments and socio-economic studies that are required by international law to determine the transboundary effects of the dam have not been undertaken there are no measures in place to mitigate the adverse effects of the dam

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  • Water International Evaluating the downstream implications

    Blue Nile River itself is 1300 m deep in places. The primary tributaries in Ethiopia are the Bosheilo Welaka Jemma Muger Guder Finchaa Anger Didessa and Dabus on the left bank and the North Gojam South Gojam Wombera and Beles on the right bank. The Blue Nile enters Sudan at an altitude of 490 m asl from where it flows to Khartoum and

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  • Assessment of hydrological changes in the Nile River due

    Such a project would however demand more detailed feasibility studies environmental impact assessments and enhanced international collaboration. 7. Conclusion and recommendation. This paper has presented hydrological scenarios of Renaissance Dam which is being constructed on the Blue Nile at the Ethiopian border with Sudan.

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  • Water International Evaluating the downstream implications

    Blue Nile River itself is 1300 m deep in places. The primary tributaries in Ethiopia are the Bosheilo Welaka Jemma Muger Guder Finchaa Anger Didessa and Dabus on the left bank and the North Gojam South Gojam Wombera and Beles on the right bank. The Blue Nile enters Sudan at an altitude of 490 m asl from where it flows to Khartoum and

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  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Power Dynamics in the

    Oct 12 2017 · Dams like all other development projects face multifaceted criticismGERD is no different. Environmental groups have cited that the dam will flood 1 680 square kilometers of forest and will displace approximately 20 000 people. A credible environmental impact assessment has not been conducted so the extent of environmental impact is unknown.

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  • Impacts of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on

    May 27 2014 · The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is a 6000 MW hydropower project on the Blue Nile which the Ethiopian government plans to build to fulfill the country s energy needs. Downstream countries Egypt and Sudan have expressed concerns over the impacts of the dam

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  • Water International Evaluating the downstream implications

    Blue Nile River itself is 1300 m deep in places. The primary tributaries in Ethiopia are the Bosheilo Welaka Jemma Muger Guder Finchaa Anger Didessa and Dabus on the left bank and the North Gojam South Gojam Wombera and Beles on the right bank. The Blue Nile enters Sudan at an altitude of 490 m asl from where it flows to Khartoum and

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  • Frontiers A Grand Prediction Communicating and

    When complete the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be the largest hydropower dam in Africa. The GERD has become a focal point of geopolitical tensions because it will allow Ethiopia greater control over the Blue Nile River Egypt s main source of freshwater. To inform discussions of filling plans and responses we created a probabilistic seasonal forecast for Upper Blue Nile

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT IN ETHIOPIA

    ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT IN ETHIOPIA LAWS AND PRACTICES by DEJENE GIRMA JANKA Hydroelectric Dam on Gibe River commenced in 2009 and it is still underway. The project for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on Abbay River (commonly known as the Blue Nile) was also launched on April 2 2011 by Prime Minister Meles Zenawi and its

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR THE

    irrigation along the Mkhondvo River downstream from the dam and the potential for hydropower generation of electricity. As part of the feasibility study and in order to meet the requirements of the Environment Management Act No. 5 of 2002 (EMA) an Environmental Impact Assessment

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  • 3-country talks on Nile waters wrap up without ABC News

    Oct 05 2019 · FILEIn this June 28 2013 file photo the Blue Nile river flows near the site of the planned Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam near Assosa in the Benishangul-Gumuz region of

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  • Frontiers A Grand Prediction Communicating and

    When complete the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be the largest hydropower dam in Africa. The GERD has become a focal point of geopolitical tensions because it will allow Ethiopia greater control over the Blue Nile River Egypt s main source of freshwater. To inform discussions of filling plans and responses we created a probabilistic seasonal forecast for Upper Blue Nile

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  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for

    This Report summarizes the results of the Social Impact Assessment (SIA) of the Completion Works of the Corumana Dam including the baseline socio-economic survey and analysis in Maputo Province‟s Moamba District in southern Mozam-

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  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Power Dynamics in the

    Oct 12 2017 · Dams like all other development projects face multifaceted criticismGERD is no different. Environmental groups have cited that the dam will flood 1 680 square kilometers of forest and will displace approximately 20 000 people. A credible environmental impact assessment has not been conducted so the extent of environmental impact is unknown.

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  • Impacts of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on

    May 27 2014 · The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is a 6000 MW hydropower project on the Blue Nile which the Ethiopian government plans to build to fulfill the country s energy needs. Downstream countries Egypt and Sudan have expressed concerns over the impacts of the dam

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  • Water International Evaluating the downstream implications

    Blue Nile River itself is 1300 m deep in places. The primary tributaries in Ethiopia are the Bosheilo Welaka Jemma Muger Guder Finchaa Anger Didessa and Dabus on the left bank and the North Gojam South Gojam Wombera and Beles on the right bank. The Blue Nile enters Sudan at an altitude of 490 m asl from where it flows to Khartoum and

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  • 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.

    Get Price
  • HYDROLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GRAND

    The proposed dam is located in a region characterized by elevated plateaus from which rise the various mountains that constitute the Ethiopian Highlands. The Upper Blue Nile Basin (UBNB) of 176 000 km2 in area occupies 17 of Ethiopia and has a mean annual stream flow volume of 48.5 BCM i.e. approximately 1541 m3/sec. The Blue Nile (Abay)

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  • Assessment of the Impact of the Grand Ethiopian

    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 opens up research gate to further long term studies. 2. Description of the Eastern Nile

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  • Impacts of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on

    May 27 2014 · The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is a 6000 MW hydropower project on the Blue Nile which the Ethiopian government plans to build to fulfill the country s energy needs. Downstream countries Egypt and Sudan have expressed concerns over the impacts of the dam

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  • Environmental Impact Assessment of Kol-Dam Hydropower

    Similar impact had been reported by Adams (1985) 6 due to Bakolori dam on Skoto river where the cropped area decreased from 82 per cent to 53 per cent au K C 7 in his study "The Three Gorges project of China reported that this megaproject affected wholly or partly 19 cities and counties 238 km farmland 50 km orange groves as well as

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  • Ethiopia won t stop Blue Nile Dam project welcomes

    Ethiopia won t stop Blue Nile Dam project welcomes dialogue with Cairo. June 12 2013 Premium Times. which minimised the dam s impact and called for further assessments.

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  • Assessment of the Impact of the Grand Ethiopian

    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 opens up research gate to further long term studies. 2. Description of the Eastern Nile

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  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for

    This Report summarizes the results of the Social Impact Assessment (SIA) of the Completion Works of the Corumana Dam including the baseline socio-economic survey and analysis in Maputo Province‟s Moamba District in southern Mozam-

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  • Grand Ethiopian Renaissance DamWikipedia

    Background. The eventual site for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam was identified by the United States Bureau of Reclamation in the course of the Blue Nile survey which was conducted between 1956 and 1964 during the administration of Aklilu Habtewold.Due to the coup d état of 1974 however the project failed to progress.The Ethiopian Government surveyed the site in October 2009 and

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  • 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. The aim of this study was to assess the potential impact of the dam on the

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  • Construction of Blue Nile Dam Deepens Dispute Between

    The dam is being built in the Benishangul area of the Blue Nile 40km from the Sudanese border and 700km from the capital Addis Ababa. The Blue Nile provides 86 per cent of the total Nile water revenues upon which Sudan relies partially and Egypt completely. The project is being implemented by the Italian company Salini Impregilo.

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  • Ethiopia won t stop Blue Nile Dam project welcomes

    Ethiopia won t stop Blue Nile Dam project welcomes dialogue with Cairo. June 12 2013 Premium Times. which minimised the dam s impact and called for further assessments.

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  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Process Procedures

    May 07 2019 · Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Development projects in the past were undertaken without any consideration to their environmental consequences. In view of the colossal damage to the environment governments and public are now concerned about the environmental impacts of developmental activities. Thus to assess the environmental impacts the mechanism of

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  • Remote sensing of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam a

    dam failure safety inspections and continue safe service as well as a full environmental impact assessment in violation of the National Environmental Law (Tesfa 2013). Therefore it has become important to utilize new technology and integrate an approach. Remote sensing instruments enable

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  • .ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT ON

    Environmental impact assessment (EIA) a systematic process to identify predict and evaluate the environmental effects of proposed actions and projects is applied prior to The increased irrigation potential due to the proposed dam shall have a great impact on

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