Map of Dams in Laos

A planned dam at Xayaburi on the Mekong in Laos has become central to a debate about the river's future. Laos already has seven dams in operation on its river system, with six additional ones under construction. The land locked country plans for no less than 40 more dams.

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Jan 14, 2012 01:07 PM

Do the laos government have any brains, and figure out something better than to make the dams.They know dams can destroy the forest & kill animals. Dams can even make trouble for poeple living around the area. Why are they so stupid???

Jun 30, 2011 03:27 PM

Illegal dams constuction plan. Loa Govt must respect the laws.

Jul 01, 2011 02:05 PM

Thank you, RFA, for making this map available to the public. Well done!