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Take Action: Free the Snake River


Those who have seen the film, DamNation, are familiar with the absurdity of the Lower Snake River dams that impair salmon passage and cost tax payers greatly for little return. 82 more words

Freshwater

Dams, Rivers & People News Bulletin, June 29, 2015

HYDROPOWER

UTTARAKHAND: 

Constructing new dams will hinder mission to clean Ganga, says Uma Bharti Flagging her concerns against the major culprit (hydro-power projects), the Union water resources minister Uma Bharti has asked different ministries including environment and power to take a cautious approach while allowing construction of any new dam on the river. 2,387 more words

Dams

Gasly, Vandoorne to star in F1 test

GP2 drivers Pierre Gasly and Stoffel Vandoorne are to star in this week’s F1 test at the Red Bull Ring.

Championship leader Vandoorne is McLaren’s Test Driver and has previously driven the team’s car at the post-season test in Abu Dhabi last November and has another chance to impress McLaren’s bosses. 98 more words

Announcement

Dams, Rivers & People News Bulletin, June 22, 2015

HYDROPOWER

HIMACHAL: Himachal Pradesh engineers blames untrained engineers and human errors responsible for growing numbers of hydro power project mishaps (15 June 2015) HP engineers say that the board was suffering these losses as they lacked the trained engineers. 3,978 more words

Hydropower

Table Rock Dam

We are camping  at Old Highway 86 Campground for the week-end.  This spot is closer to the water and a bit more private.  It is a great spot for s’mores by a 134 more words

Inside Venice's bid to hold back the tide - article on the city's MOSE dams in The Guardian

This article by journalist Antonia Windsor was published by The Guardian (UK) in its resilient cities series on 16 June 2015. The article is a perceptive insight into the discussion about Venice sinking and especially protecting the city with the MOSE flood barriers, which are nearing completion. 2,160 more words

Venice

Sikkim:Small dams,drought-resistant crops could resolve Teesta imbroglio

The logjam over equitable distribution of the Teesta waters has arisen from a Bangladesh proposal of sharing the water available at Gazoldoba barrage in West Bengal on a 50:50 basis, reserving 20 percent of the overall river water for an environmental flow in order to keep the river in good health. 985 more words

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