Greater Mekong Subregion hydropower dams

A dataset containing known operational and planned hydropower dams in the Greater Mekong Subregion compiled by International Rivers and published in June 2014. Dams data are compiled from various sources, including: the Global Reservoir and Dam (GRanD) Database, the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Challenge Program on Water and Food - Mekong (for Mekong basin dams only), the United States National Inventory of Dams (NID), other government dam inventories, and original data collection by International Rivers.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Electricity infrastructure
  • Electricity production
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Fishing fisheries and aquaculture
  • Water resources
Language
  • English
Dataset reference date 2014-06-01
GeoNames
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Positional Accuracy No known issues with accuracy.
Completeness Dataset does not include hydropower dam projects in Myanmar. Very little detail is known about many of the planned facilities besides geographical coordinates and a project name.
Process Step No processing was carried out by Open Development Mekong.
Lineage Global Reservoir and Dam (GRanD) Database: http://atlas.gwsp.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=207&Itemid=68 Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Challenge Program on Water and Food - Mekong: http://waterandfood.org United States National Inventory of Dams (NID): http://nid.usace.army.mil/cm_apex/f?p=838:12
Attributes FID,the_geom, Date_Updat, Region, Country, Prov_State, Project, Rivers, Basin, Latitude, Longitude, Purpose, Numb_Dams,Capacity, Size, Turbines, Dam_Height, Res_Elev, Res_Area_K, Res_Capmil, Certainty, Status, China_OVRS, Cost_US_M, Financier, Financier2, Financier3, Developer, Builder, SionhydroB, Contractor, Operator, Risk_Insr, Start_Date, Complet_Date,Oper_Date, Hist_Notes, Trans_Line, Approv_not, MDB_Risk_C,MDB_Loan_T, MDB_Status, Proj_Desc, Resettl_Ge, Resettl_Pe, Resettl_Ho, Local_Name, Notes, Source, Partner
License CC-BY-4.0
Copyright No
Version 1.0
Date uploaded June 21, 2015, 15:51 (UTC)
Date modified December 10, 2018, 02:38 (UTC)