1. What is the largest Dam in India?
Ans. Tehri Dam in Uttarakhand is the largest dam in India. It has a height of 260 meters and length of 575 meters. Moreover, it can generate up to 1000 MW of hydropower.
2. Which is the oldest Dam in the world?
Ans. Jawa dam in Jordan is the oldest dam in the world. It dates back to 3,000 BC. The remains of this dam are still there, 100 km from the capital Amman.
3. What is the alternative to big Dams?
Ans. The alternatives to big dams are water conservation and recycling water. Proper utilisation of these methods can offer better solution than that of conventional dams.