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14 January, 2022
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When our renewables just aren’t enough
Friday, December 10, 2021 by Stuart Murphy, founder and inventor of the tidal lagoon system TPGen24, explains why he believes marine renewables have an important part to play in our energy mix and the fight...

Waterpower industry talks solutions on urgency to act on net zero at Canadian Waterpower Week
Friday, October 15, 2021 by Hydropower experts from across the country reconvened at the industry's annual national event to discuss advancing projects and investments including hydropower refurbishments,...

Staying together – digitally
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 by Even though the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic has had implications worldwide, it did challenge us to be innovative. The International Centre for Hydropower believes that it has come out of...

Staff burnout threatens security of Britain’s national infrastructure says research
Monday, March 29, 2021 by Staff burnout and a shortage of IT skills could weaken Britain’s defence against attacks on transport, energy and other critical national infrastructures, according to new research...

Seismic safety of dams
Thursday, January 07, 2021 by Dr. Martin Wieland shares some important comments about dams and seismic safety

Unlocking Tasmania’s renewable energy potential - more positive progress on Marinus Link interconnector
Wednesday, October 07, 2020 by Hydro Tasmania welcomes the Federal Government’s ongoing support of a new Marinus Link interconnector, with funding committed to support reaching an investment decision and a new...

Government and water industry warned of cyber-security ‘blind spots’
Thursday, September 10, 2020 by A new report says Operational Technology networks are vulnerable to cyber-attacks

World Water Week: A unique opportunity to share best practice in water management
Thursday, August 27, 2020 by Like many similar events, this year's World Water Week (Aug 24–28) conference is taking place virtually. Convened by the Stockholm International Water Institute, the annual...

What does World Water Week 2020 mean to you?
Monday, August 24, 2020 by Hosted and organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), World Water Week is the leading annual global event for water issues and related international...

Livelihoods options awareness for communities affected by the Lesotho Highlands Water Project kicks off
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 by “I survive on growing and selling potatoes to my communities where I normally get paid in cash or grains from those who do not have cash. My biggest challenge is access to markets.”

Update on development of the Tina River Hydropower Project
Monday, July 13, 2020 by The Solomon Islands, home of the Tina River Hydropower Development Project, is still only one of 11 countries in the world yet to report a case of Coronavirus. As a result, the...

Why engineers must always consider human induced vibration
Monday, June 15, 2020 by Human induced vibration, or more accurately vibrations caused by human footfall, often conjure images of Millennium Bridge-style swaying or collapsing buildings. But in reality,...

Examining shared challenges
Monday, May 11, 2020 by Black & Veatch is leading a sustainability, data management and renewable energy drive with its latest report. The company says that shared challenges and solutions across...

Observing World Day for Safety & Health at Work 2020 the right way
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 by On World Day for Safety and Health, Asite emphasises the importance of work health and safety for the construction industry and provides tips for how workers can work safely, both...

Coronavirus is a crisis; climate change a catastrophe. Why banks must act now
Friday, April 17, 2020 by Financial risk expert Paul Dobbs lays out why banks cannot afford to focus only on the immediate crisis of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic but must also address long term climate change.

Human safety in a digital age
Thursday, April 09, 2020 by Any illicit access into civilian industrial control systems (ICS), like electric power, unacceptably places innocent human lives at risk. Decision makers and policy makers worldwide...

Situational awareness in substations
Tuesday, April 07, 2020 by Jurgen Resch, Industry Manager for Energy and Infrastructure at energy software provider, COPA-DATA, explains the challenge of data blind spots for substation operators and how...

World Water Day – Water, Climate Change and Hydropower
Sunday, March 22, 2020 by Water, climate and energy are inextricably linked, writes IHA's Senior Analyst Cristina Diez Santos.

The ‘killer in our river’ – understanding safety around dams
Thursday, April 11, 2019 by Each year, dozens of lives are lost on America’s waterways at low head dams. Among the victims are boaters, kayakers, swimmers, anglers and emergency responders.

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