You searched for

Current Refinements
Content Type Features
Date 2003
Remove all refinements
Refine Search

Tools of the trade
19 December, 2003
IWP&DC takes a look at the some of the latest equipment available in the hydro power and dam construction industry

Get the lowdown - certifying hydro
11 December, 2003
With eight projects certified, and new projects in the process of application, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute is certainly making a big impact on the US hydro community, as Carrieann Davies discovered when she spoke to the organisation’s new executive director, Fred Ayer

Northern exposure - testing tidal turbines
11 December, 2003
Inge Pettersson and Göran Lagström discuss the development of the EXIM tidal and stream turbine prototype and recent tests at sites off the Shetland Islands

Power for Pakistan
21 November, 2003
Throughout the eight year construction of Pakistan?s Ghazi Barotha hydro power project, engineering and construction firms have worked in close conjunction with environmental planners, social scientists and local community groups to ensure the scheme has minimum environmental and social impact

Blue Danube
13 November, 2003
Stockerau in Austria is a good example of a European city that has effectively protected itself against flooding, says Chris Taylor

If it isn't broke...
13 November, 2003
Jack Thornton reports on the use of ANSYS, which may allow dam owners to avoid spending millions repairing dams that don't need fixing

Teaching methods
12 November, 2003
Gordon Smyrell reports on a strategy for teaching finite element analysis to undergraduate students

Seepage solution
12 November, 2003
The US Army Corps of Engineers is undertaking its first cut-off wall in front of an active dam to eliminate major seepage problems

Turbine tool
12 November, 2003
Now in its seventh year, TURBNPRO - a hydraulic turbine technical data programme - has evolved to its current version 3.04 and now includes application information on Francis, Axial/propeller and Pelton turbine design

High risk strategy
30 October, 2003
Peter Bosshard questions whether the World Bank is ready to deal with the consequences of its new ‘high risk/high reward’ water sector strategy, and gives his opinion on what this strategy will mean for the environment

Revisiting the past
20 October, 2003
IWP&DC takes a look at the story behind one of the first houses in the world to have its own power supply

Drowning in documents
20 October, 2003
A failure to appreciate the scope of document management is leading to far too many ineffective implementations of complicated projects in areas such as process manufacturing and structural engineering, says Tim Taylor

Waiting to see the light
15 October, 2003
The energy sector is vital to developing countries in South America. Economic difficulties, natural disasters, political instability and violent opposition, together with a lack of investment, have deterred this region from fully developing its energy market. David Flin examines the different markets in Latin America

Geheyan gates go auto
15 October, 2003
The new flood gate integrated automation system (FGIAS) integrates control, maintenance and technical management activities to improve the reliability and performance of hydro systems. It has been successfully put into service at Geheyan dam in China, as Zhixue Zhang, Zhaohui Li and Zhihuai Xiao report

On a roll in Madrid
02 October, 2003
IWP&DC takes a look at what will be on offer at the 4th International Symposium on Roller Compacted Concrete

Barriers to Tidal Power: environmental effects
30 September, 2003
In part two of a series of articles on the development of tidal power projects, E Van Walsum tales a look at the environmental issues associated with double basin plants

Building plans
24 September, 2003
The 880MW Campos Novos hydroelectric scheme is now under construction through an EPC contract. When completed, it will be one of highest structures of it's type in the world

Power partners
24 September, 2003
Constantine Ogunbiyi and Simon Norris explain how the New Partnership for Africa?s development will affect the future of the continent?s energy sector

Dealing with sediment
24 September, 2003
Flushing sediment at Lake Roxburgh in New Zealand has helped mitigate flooding effects in nearby towns, as Ken Roberts and Peter Foster explain

A strategy for water
03 September, 2003
The need for more power and water means the South African government is beginning to look more favourably on new dam projects, as Neil Ford explains

Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.