8.Usages of Reservoirs in Gwalior Region Madhya Pradesh India
Yogesh Singh and Rao R. J.
Dams and reservoirs the water bodies that is very important for us and for whole universe. At present, more than 45,000 large dams and an estimated 800,000 small dams regulate the world’s River; some have been built to supply water including irrigation, control floods, provide for navigation, fishing and recreation, and importantly to generate electricity. The reservoirs have played a powerful role in economic development; however, there has been growing controversy about the failure of these projects to address environment and social concerns. These dams extend major contribution in fish culture and drinking water supply. Dams, large and small, are planned, constructed and operated to meet human needs in the generation of energy, irrigation for agricultural production, flood control, supply of drinking water, and various other purposes.