Advantages and Disadvantages of Dams?


Dams are natural and man made barricades that slow, or prevent all together water flow. Dams that are created by man have advantages to create power, water bodies, flood protection and irrigation. Disadvantages of dams are they can break and cause great flooding. Also they can destroy ecosystems and even eliminate entire species of fish.
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The disadvantages are: it cost alot and could lead into debt, it could flood, destroy wildlife and things around it and 10,000 had to be moved. The advantages are: Brings in fish
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