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A matter of co-operation
11 December, 1998
A co-operative approach to dam safety is imperative in order to avoid dam failures. E C Kalkani* explains why
An answer to abrasion
13 April, 1998
Turbine components have a difficult time in China’s Yellow River, where the bed load is not only high, but composed of very abrasive particles. A new joint venture with Sulzer Hydro will allow the local utility to repair and improve its turbines. Janet Wood reports.
10 February, 1998
India has great hydropower potential, but much of this remains unexploited. Last year, the Indian Hydropower Committee expressed grave concern about the steady decline of hydro development within the country. I.M. Sahai* examines the procedural, technical and financial issues which need addressing if this trend is to be reversed.
Hydropower makes waves on the River Nile
12 January, 1998
In August 1996, the biggest rehabilitation project in the history of Egypt’s hydroelectric power industry was completed successfully. Paul Haag* describes the challenge of refurbishing the Aswan 1 plant on the River Nile.