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State the advantages of constructing dams across the rivers.

Solution

Following are the advantages of constructing dams across the rivers:

  • They can store excess water, thereby preventing floods.
  • Water from the dams can be used for the irrigation of crops via a network of canals.
  • After a suitable treatment, people of towns and cities get dam water through pipelines, for usage.
  • Water falling from the dams is used to generate electricity in hydropower plants.
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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Biology for Class 10 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 6: Management Of Natural Resources
Q: 37.1 | Page no. 259

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