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Major hydraulic works

Major hydraulic works and reservoirs in the ISI case study regions

*= incomplete information in case study reports

River Basin Large reservoirs/dams Small dams Weirs/locks/others Total Total number of river control structures/km2
Halhe 25 (total capacity 18.1Bm3) 1350 Not available 1375 0.0052
Liouhe 17 (total capacity 13.2Bm3) 64 medium, 607 small Not available 688 0.0031
Yellow River Basin 22 159 medium, 559 small Not available 740 0.001
Mississippi River Upper river 29 locks and dams Not available Not available 29 0.000009*
Nile River 10 (and 2 under construction) Not available Series of barrages near delta in Egypt 10 0.000003*
Rhine River 10 Not available Not available 10 0.00005*
Volga River 11 (8 large hydro on Volga, 3 large dams on Kama river) 9 medium, approx 900 12 locks 932 0.0007