Value creation at multipurpose hydropower projects

Hydropower projects present multiple opportunities to create environmental and socio-economic value for their host communities and regions. In addition to electricity production, hydropower reservoirs can contribute to appropriate water management including potable water supply, flood and drought management, irrigation, navigation, fisheries, and recreational activities. This article reports on work undertaken by EDF and the World Water Council in this field, following commitments made at the 6th World Water Forum. The project outlined here is to be presented during the 7th World Water Forum in Korea.

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Value creation at multipurpose hydropower projects

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