Tag Archives: Water

  • China planning to build world’s biggest dam on Brahmaputra in Tibet: Report

    In yet another example where China has run into rough waters with its neighbours, the country has planned to build the world's biggest dam on River Brahmaputra -- a 60-gigawatt mega-dam in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR). ...

  • China transports water from Tibet by chartered trains

    Identifying its fresh water resources as a new pillar of economic growth, China plans to raise Tibet's annual production of drinking water to five million tonnes in the next 3 to 5 years. ...

  • Brahmaputra dams not to affect water flow to India: China

    China said it has "fully considered" the impact of the three dams it plans to build on the Brahmaputra in Tibet, and that they will not affect water flows to India. ...

  • Brahma Chellaney Beware of water wars

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's disclosure that during his recent Beijing visit he raised the issue of international rivers flowing out of Tibet underscores the enormous implications of China's hydro-engineering projects and plans. ...