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Martin W. McCann, Jr is Director of the National Performance of...
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An optimistic picture New research from Oxford University looks at how Chinese dam builders are increasingly adopting international construction standards in response to dam opposition.
Installing hydro for Welsh Water Crispin Angood, Senior Project Manager at Dulas, gives an insight into two new hydropower plants in Conway County, North Wales.
Is pumped storage the key to increasing renewables in Australia? Recent electricity price spikes and a state-wide blackout in South Australia have highlighted the need for reliable power to balance the potential volatility of some renewable...
Deep at Mosul Mosul dam, in Iraq, has major ongoing grouting needs. Italian contractor Trevi is performing the vital cut-off wall improvements. Report by Patrick Reynolds
Hydropower’s inherent risk factors Thomas Dietler, Martin Wieland and Martin Fuchs from Poyry give an insight into the natural hazard considerations in hydro power development.
Meeting dam safety standards Colorado’s century-old Beaver Park Dam is rehabilitated to meet dam safety standards. By Douglas Yadon, John Clark and Matthew Gavin
A matter of perception Public perception is often believed to be linked to the hydropower industry’s licence to operate so, ultimately, it affects us all. But what factors can help shape the public’s...
Seismic considerations New ICOLD Bulletins are now available from the Committee on Seismic Aspects of Dam Design.
The tunnel tigers SSE unveils a new visitor centre which will tell the story of its hydro heritage in Scotland.
Acrobatic Ibex: the story of a dam climbing goat Alice Brambilla works at the Alpine Wildlife Research Centre in Gran Paradiso National Park in Italy. Here she tells the fascinating tale of the Alpine Ibex.
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