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POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE IMPACTS OF DAMS ON THE ENVIRONMENT (2007)
Dams have one of the most important roles in utilizing water resources. They were started to construct long years before gaining present information about hydrology and hydromechanics.
Dams have a great deal of positive and negative effects on the environment besides their benefits like controlling stream regimes, consequently preventing floods, obtaining domestic and irrigation water from the stored water and generating energy.
INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON RIVER BASIN MANAGEMENT
Deputy of the Head of Department, State Hydraulic Works General Directorate, Department of Investigation and Planning