: Dams on the Madeira River like the sword of Damocles: Changes in floods

Dams on the Madeira River like the sword of Damocles: Changes in floods

Mon March 7th, 2016

The Greek myth of Damocles can be used to represent the situation of Porto Velho city, in Brazil, located immediately below the Santo Antonio dam on the Madeira River. Porto Velho thus is under an ongoing risk.

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