: The dams on the Madeira River: The risk to Porto Velho, Brazil

The dams on the Madeira River: The risk to Porto Velho, Brazil

Wed March 9th, 2016

Porto Velho is at risk by the existence of the Jirau and Santo Antônio dams, Madeira upriver. If the first breaks down, the wall of water that would cascade down the river would immediately break the Santo Antonio dam as well.

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