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Making collaboration work
05 December, 2016
Cross-border water projects do exist and can be successful in South...
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A thirsty future
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Freshwater scarcity will be a difficult and important challenge to overcome this century. Dam construction is seen as one solution to help increase water supplies, with the World...

The true value of infrastructure investment
Monday, July 25, 2016 As demand for infrastructure grows and economic growth slows down, governments, infrastructure investors, project owners and sponsors are being urged to rethink the value they...

The digital battlefield
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Doug Wylie explains why the world’s dams are now primary targets for cyber attack.

US Federal permitting reforms - A benefit to industry?
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 US Federal permitting reforms for major infrastructure – will they provide relief for new hydro projects? Mike Swiger and John Clements report.

Aiming for 100% renewables
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Reaching 100% renewable energy generation may seem like an audacious goal, advisory company Clean Edge says, but it is already happening. Hydropower has an important role to play,...

Is pumped storage hydro on the ropes in the US?
Tuesday, January 05, 2016 Nate Sandvik shares his views on the barriers that pumped storage needs to overcome before its effective development in the US

Preparing for the future: hydro licensing
Monday, July 20, 2015 Mike Swiger and John Clements from Van Ness Feldman give readers an indepth look at the issues facing US hydroelectric licensing.

Taking responsibility
Monday, June 15, 2015 A report from engineering firm Poyry takes a look at how the hydropower industry is taking responsibility for environmental conservation in the 21st century, and what steps need to...

Hydropower development in Africa - does size matter?
Monday, May 11, 2015 Hydropower, and in particular small scale hydro, has huge potential in Africa and can play an important role in bringing development to rural areas. Whereas large scale hydro can...

Driving change in the hydro sector
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 As readers of IWP&DC will know, there is a need to get hydropower companies into the discussions that shape policy and regulations. Together, says Kate Lazarus, Senior Operations...

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