Sunday, December 4, 2011

Is a new dam the solution to the problem? -What the experts say

What the experts say:
Dr D.K.Paul IIT Roorkee 's 2009 report on 'Structural Study of Mullaperiyar Dam considering the Seismic effects':
The dam will not withstand earthquakes measuring 6 point or above on the Richter scale.

Dr C.P.Rajendran, Seismologist, IISc, Bangalore:
Construction of a new dam at Mullaperiyar is the solution to most of the problems related to this century old dam

Tamilnadu stand:
The dam has been well maintained and reconstructed

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