The Missouri is the longest river in North America, flowing for 2341 miles (3767 km) and closely followed by the Mississippi River at 2320 miles (3730 km). Originating from the Rocky Mountains range in West America, it flows...Read More
Widest River of India – Brahmaputra Brahmaputra is the widest river of India as well as in the Asian sub continent. The river has many major rivers as its tributaries like- Manas, Dihang and Lohit etc; contributing...Read More
Nagarjuna Sagar Dam built across the Krishna River at Nagarjuna Sagar in Nalgonda district of south Indian state of Telangana is the tallest and largest masonry dam in the world. The dam was constructed as a major part of Indian...Read More
The largest Earth Dam in India is Banasura Sagar Dam which impounds ‘Karamanathodu’ a tributary of Kabini River and is part of major project taken up by the Government Of India in 1979 to support irrigation and domestic needs...Read More
The ‘Jawa Dam’ in Jordan is an ancient masonry dam built around 3000 BC. It is the oldest known dam in the world and the largest of its kind. Though, the dam is damaged now due to human intervention; its remnants still remain to...Read More
The World’s First Tallest Dam – ‘Nurek Dam’ was built across the Vakhsh River in Tajikistan- a country land locked by mountains in central Asia. The construction of the dam began in 1961, when Tajikistan was a part of a...Read More
India’s first Rubber Dam constructed across Jhanjhavathi River in Parvathipuram was inaugurated on 1st January 2006 by then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Mr. Y.S. Rajsekhara Reddy. It is also an inter-state project as the...Read More
The world’s first Arch Dam- ‘Glanum Dam’, was located on the south west of the French town of Saint-Reme-de-Provence. The dam was also called as ‘Vallon de Baume Dam’ and was built around 1st century BCE to supply water to the...Read More
The world’s largest hydroelectric power generation dam lies in a prefecture level city of ‘Yichang’ in the ‘Yiling’ district in central China province of Hubei. The dam is built across the Yangtze River in the town of...Read More
Idukki Arch Dam in the southern Indian state of Kerala is the first of its kind in Asia. It is a Double Curvature Arch Dam impounding Periyar River at a narrow gorge between two granite hills in Idukki, Kerala. In a layman’s...Read More
The first multipurpose dam in India is Tilaiya Dam. It was built across Barakar River in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Barakar is a main tributary of Damodar River; latter was also known as the ‘Sorrow of India’ due to its...Read More
First Dam in India Kallanai Dam (Grand Anicut) is the oldest dam (first dam) in India. Dams are barriers built across rivers to restrain the flow of water and this water confinement helps to stop the natural course of river and...Read More
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