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Laos Hydropower dam projects (2014)

A subset of data containing known operational and planned hydropower dams in the Greater Mekong Subregion, for Laos, compiled by International Rivers and published in June 2014. Dams data are compiled from various sources, including: the Global Reservoir and Dam (GRanD) Database, the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Challenge Program on Water and Food - Mekong (for Mekong Basin dams only), the United States National Inventory of Dams (NID), other government dam inventories, and original data collection by International Rivers.

Rivers

River systems in the Greater Mekong Subregion. Attributes include: name of river, name of basin, name of sub-basin, Strahler number.

Reservoirs

This point layer (GRanD_Reservoirs_v1_1) represents the locations and attribute information of reservoirs contained in the GRanD database, version 1.1. For details please refer to the Technical Documentation.

The Global Reservoir and Dam (GRanD) database contains the world's largest dams and their associated reservoirs. The database consists of two shapefiles: a point (dam) and a polygon (reservoir) layer. For details please refer to the Technical Documentation which accompanies the data.

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