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- A village in Tehri, India that lost its source of water due to the construction of a dam on the Ganges.
- 2011, Subhajyoti Das, “Cleaning of the Ganga”, in Journal of the Geological Society of India, volume 78, number 124:
- Since the dam (Tehri) was completed in 2006 the natural spring that once fed Pipola has dried up.
- 2013, David L. Feldman, Water, →ISBN:
- In one instance, a natural spring that fed the nearby village of Pipola dried up, forcing residents to fetch water from wells in a neighboring village, while other villagers simply fled to other neighboring villages to live.
- 2014, M. Punia, “Socio-economic vulnerability and sustainable development in context of Development vs. Conservation debate: A study of Bhagirathi Basin, Uttarakhand, INDIA”, in Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences; Gottingen, volume 40, number 8:
- Nalang (0.64) in Uttarkashi and Pipola (0.64) in Tehri found low level of Social vulnerability in 1991(Figure 7A) whereas in 2001, Ghansali (0.82), Pokhri (0.76) and Langoor (0.68) found low level of social vulnerability which are situated in Tehri Garhwal region.