Testing the Limits of Possibility

Testing the Limits of Possibility

Massive Dams and Waterworks

Streaming Video - 2006
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When it comes to water management, many politicians and technocrats have felt that colossal problems are only solved by colossal projects: dams. But blind faith in concrete can often have devastating effects on communities and the environment. This program examines the positive and negative impact, as well as the politics and economics of several ongoing or proposed projects: China's Three Gorges Dam, Egypt's Mubarak pumping station, pit-mine reclamation in Germany's Lausitz region, and Spain's controversial national hydrological plan for the Ebro river.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2003
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sound, color, digital.
Alternative Title: Massive dams and waterworks

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