There are 438 major dams and 423 smaller dams.
How many dams are there in the Philippines?
The Philippines has a population of more than 100 million and there are 15 large dams in operation. The country’s dams have a total water storage volume of 8.67 x 109 m3.
Why do we have dams in the Philippines?
The Philippines has a number of large dams that serve as water reservoirs in various parts of the country. Water from these dams are controlled and have a number of important uses—domestic water supply, irrigation of farms and power generation, among others.
What is the biggest dam in Asia?
Top 30 ranks, by reservoir volume in descending order
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Are there any successful hydropower projects in the Philippines?
Only one was successfully negotiated–the 70 MW Bakun Hydroelectric Project. It is now under construction.