'Threatened' by Dams
WHS where there are/have been plans to build a Dam regarded by UNESCO/IUCM/ICOMOS as potentially damaging to the OUV of the site (irrespective of whether the site of the Dam is inside the Inscribed/Buffer zones or not). Dams completed or cancelled before inscription e.g Nubian Monuments and Coa Valley are excluded.
|Alto Douro||Foz Tua Hydro-Electric Dam project|
|Ashur||Makhool Dam (now cancelled)|
|Dja Faunal Reserve||Mekin Dam|
|Durmitor National Park|
|Greater Blue Mountains||proposal to raise the wall of the Warragamba dam|
|Kaziranga National Park||cumulative impact of dams on the Brahmaputra river basin, including the Lower Subansiri Dam and the Lower Siang Dam|
|Lake Baikal||three existing, one constructed and two proposed large dams in the Lake Baikal-Angara River threaten the Site's hydrological regime|
|Lake Turkana||(Gibe III Dam under construction on the Omo River in Ethiopia, which flows into the Site)|
|Lower Valley of the Omo||Gibe III Dam under construction on the Omo River|
|Luang Prabang||Luang Prabang hydropower project (LPHPP), situated 25 km upstream from the property. It is classified as an Extreme Risk Dam|
|Manas Wildlife Sanctuary||Kurichhu Dam on Manas River and Mangdecchu Dam on Mangde Chhu River, a tributary of the Manas, in Bhutan will affect the Site|
|Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan|
|Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers||three proposed dams on the Rishi Ganga river catchment within the Site|
|Niokolo-Koba National Park||Sambangalou Dam|
|Pasargadae||By the Sivand Dam|
|Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve||three dams on the Patuca River, which flows into the Site|
|Selous Game Reserve||proposed dam on the Rufiji River at Stiegler's Gorge within the Site|
|St. Petersburg||St. Petersburg (Northern Forts of Kronstadt) by the Saint Petersburg Dam Project.|
|Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves|
|The Sundarbans||sediment flow changes due to existing dams have stunted the growth of the Sundarbans|
|Three parallel rivers of Yunnan|
|Victoria Falls||proposed dam below the Falls at Batoka Gorge|
|Wood Buffalo National Park||Site C hydrodam|
|Wudang Mountains||Located on the edge of the Danjiangkou reservoir in the Wudang Mountains in Hubei province, the Yuzhen Palace would be submerged once the dam's height is increased|
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to 'Threatened' by Dams?
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- Not be "self evident"
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