Dam projects must take into consideration social factors Pakistan Government admits that environmental factors ignored in the past

The Hindu article by Kalpana Sharma on WCD public hearing - December 11, 1998

  • Kalabagh Dam Condemned by the World Sindhi Institute - WSI Press Release

[Anti-Kalabagh Rally in Washington, DC]

June 13, 1998

Submission to the World Commission on Dams -December, 1998

by Abdul Majid Kazi (Former Senator) and A. N. G. Abbasi (Former Minister for Irrigation, Government of Sindh; Resigned in Protest against Military Government's Policy on Kalabagh Dam; Previously, Secretary of Irrigation, Power and Agriculture, Government of Sindh)

(Expanded version of a letter titled “Kalabagh Dam: an ecological disaster?” that appeared in Dawn on June 4, 1997)


Anatomy of Kalabagh Dam (1992)

by Engineer Abdul Rasool Memon

(Former GM WAPDA and CE Irrigation)

Publisher: Pakistan Study Center

Allama I. I. Kazi Campus

University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan

Available at the Grainger Engineering Library, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Proceedings of the PASSP Seminar on

Kalabagh Dam (Karachi, 1992)

Publisher: Convener Information and Publication

Pakistan Association of Scientists and Scientific Professions

Block-5, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi 75300, Pakistan

Available at the Grainger Engineering Library

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

An Assessment of the Kalabagh Dam Project

on the River Indus, Pakistan (1990)

by Muhammad Nasir Gazdar (Foreword by Philip B. William, President, International Rivers Network)

Publisher: Environmental Management Society

141-A, SMCHS, Karachi, Pakistan

Phone: (92-21)454120 Fax: (92-21)454-7532

Available through Probe International

Adding to the Legacy: World Bank Funds Kalabagh Dam

World Rivers Review, Nov/Dec 1989, vol 4, no 6

Kalabagh Dam Project - Executive Summary (October 1988)

Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority

and Kalabagh Consultants

Available through Probe International

Damming the Waters of Life by Muhammad Nasir Gazdar

International Third World, May 1988

Available through Probe International

Kalabagh Dam Project

Feasibility Study (8 vols.), February, 1975

Associated Consulting Engineers Ltd.

1/C-2 M. M. Alam Road Gulbarg III Lahore, Pakistan

Available at Colorado State University Library

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International Rivers Network

Introduction, Clippings, Technical Report,

Maps, Sponsors, Contacts, IRN

Silenced Rivers: The Ecology and Politics of Large Dams

by Patrick McCully, IRN Campaigns Director. Published by Zed Books, 1996

Probe International

The problem with large-scale Hydro Dams in the Third World

Canada eyes Pakistan

hydroelectric prospects during power study visit,

World Water and Environmental Engineering, Jan/Feb, 1990