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(SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian opposition gunmen, left, carries their weapon as some family members leave the al-Waer neighborhood bound for a town on the Turkish border, in Homs, Syria, Monday, ...
In a novel approach to convey their decade-long demand for a check dam across the Palar river near Vayalur, residents of Kalpakkam are planning to organise a marathon to seek a solution to the water crisis in their villages.

President Trump vowed to solve California farmers' water woes during his campaign last year. A key ally of the president, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.
Around $1 million has also been included in the project to revegetate two other dam sites, to offset the removal of vegetation at Kangaroo Creek during construction.
TVA's dams make certain that the Tennessee Valley is ready to deal with whatever April showers may come. And three of its most remarkable dams are kicking off the month by opening the doors of staffed visitors centers, which illuminate the agency's ...
The Truckee-Carson Irrigation District says despite a leak being discovered during a routine inspection, repairs are still being made to the Lahontan dam near Fallon. In fact, the TCID says crews will new pour concrete on Tuesday morning. A ...
RID director-general Sanchai Ketworrachai said Sunday the department is preparing to cut the volume of water discharged from the dams from more than 40 million cubic metres per day to about 30 million cu/m per day. The four are the Bhumibol dam in Tak, ...
Ironically, the deer farm had earlier obtained consents for a planned 16 metre-high, 2.2 kilometre long dam between Frasers Rd and Meyers Pass Rd.
This is true of many of the 2 million to 2.5 million U.S. dams the EPA estimates are out there. However, they can impair water quality.
Madison, WI --(Marketwired - March 27, 2017) - Widen Enterprises today unveiled Portals, a new way to share and track content stored in Widen Collective, the company's flagship digital Asset Management (dam) system. Portals enable marketers to curate ...
The 1,100-megawatt dam on the peace River in northeast B.C. is meant as a subsidy for industry, Sierra argues, but projects such as the development of LNG export facilities on the coast have largely stalled.
WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - An advocacy group will be back in provincial court in Williams Lake, B.C., today pursuing private prosecution against the province and a mining company over the collapse of the Mount Polley tailings dam. Story continues below.
Janesville resident Gary Schultz is putting $200,000 of his own money on the line to save the Monterey dam. (Anthony Wahl/The Janesville Gazette via AP).
State officials on Monday again shut down Oroville dam's badly damaged spillway so crews could resume shoring up the structure.
US-backed Syrian fighters paused their offensive near the Tabqa dam on Monday to let engineers check it and fix any damage affecting operations.
UNION - The last remaining dam on gunpowder Creek in Boone County is being removed on Saturday. Its removal and associated river restoration work will improve water quality, fish passage, and public safety on Gunpowder Creek.
Back by popular demand, WheelHouse will performing at Beaver dam Area Community Theatre, 219 N. Spring St., April 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m.
OLENARAU, Kenya, March 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Despite the scorching sun, Kirinkle Saruni keeps a watchful eye on his 15 cows grazing by a sand dam. "I hope water reserves will sustain us until the next rains. Pastoralists from other areas ...
"There is no reason for FEMA to be involved in funding construction of dams that don't provide drinking water or create electricity.
The Tuolumne Utilities District Board will hear about the current state of the Lakewood Park dam, and review alternative water sources while it is out of.
Business. A dam draining life in Ethiopia. Construction of the Gibe III dam on the Omo River displaced Indigenous groups who had called the area their home for centuries.
The letter in science notes that the Oroville dam incident occurred when the wettest year on record (as of mid-rainy season) followed a record-setting five-year drought.
The contentious Barro Blanco hydroelectric dam is set to begin operations within the next few weeks, defying both the relentless opposition by affected communities and the rejection last September by local Indigenous authorities of a government ...
As climate change presents new challenges, scientists and environmental groups are proposing augmenting California's "gray" infrastructure of concrete dams, aqueducts and other structures with floodplains and other "green" infrastructure, including ...
YORK - Payment for two private dams that are completed and approval to begin a third earned the blessing of the Upper Big Blue NRD board last Thursday.
The most dangerous of the three dams is the intact dam at Crescent Street, whose hydraulics pose a drowning hazard, Jones wrote.
With south-east Queenslanders using an extra 10 litres per person per day this past summer, dam manager Seqwater warns that the region is one wet season away from water restrictions being considered.
FAYETTEVILLE -- Opponents of Bentonville's plan to rebuild the Lake Bella Vista dam on Little Sugar Creek are asking a federal judge to halt the project until their lawsuit can be heard.
Spioenkop dam and dams around Ladysmith are staying constant as far as water levels are concerned, bringing delight to residents and farmers in need of valuable H2O.
AUGUSTA (WJBF) - Some homeowners who live on the Savannah River are concerned about the future of the lock and dam in south Augusta.
The Mahoning River will be safer for canoeists and kayakers now that six state-issued warning buoys are being installed to mark three industrial dams that ...
If that's the case, a lot of people living downstream of dams in California have good reason to worry. Second, now would be a good time to study the how and why, not later.
NorthWestern Energy will upgrade three turbine units at Ryan dam near Great Falls, a $3.7 million project. Work will start this year and be completed in 2020.
Switzerland's 604 hydroelectric plants aren't just powerhouses for clean energy. Some dams are also dramatic destinations.
Ohio Department of natural resources said the condition of the Massillon spillway is among the worst in the state and poses a danger if heavy flooding occurs.
The Green River Lock and dam No. 6 on the Green River is shown in this Mammoth Cave National Park photo. Photo courtesy of Vickie Carson / Mammoth ...
The rehabilitation of Hebgen dam is moving ahead and snow-water conditions in the Madison River drainage are above the typical seasonal levels.
New video shows water coming down Oroville dam's main spillway on March 21, 2017. The dam's main spillway fractured Feb. 7, 2017, prompting a temporary shutdown of the structure as a big storm rolled in.
environmentalists on Thursday won a temporary halt to a project to remove millions of cubic yards of sediment from behind Devil's Gate dam, a project they said was so big it would harm air quality and wildlife habitat in the Hahamongna Watershed Park ...
A critic of a proposed Wairarapa irrigation scheme has urged Greater Wellington Regional councillors to ditch the project before more money is spent on it, labelling it a "white elephant".
Last night, at a community meeting in Morgan Hill, south of San Jose, residents of the region were updated on the project to replace the Anderson dam. The meeting sparked anger on the part of residents, for they feel that the Santa Clara Valley Water ...
Also Wednesday, the state Legislative analyst's Office warned that tens of billions of dollars are needed for repairs and updates for aging dams, levees, wetlands and other projects in California's flood-management system. Authorities have not provided ...
Retaking the dam is considered a vital step in the further isolation of the area around Raqqa and eventually retaking the city.
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation spokesman Doug Hendrix said Tuesday that security is one of the reasons for the program near Stewart Mountain, Mormon Flat and Horse Mesa dams on the Salt River and near Bartlett dam on the Verde River. Bureau Lower ...
THREE of the four Upper Nepean Catchment dams near Appin and Bargo are spilling, with water levels rising by 3m at Cataract dam in less than a fortnight. Torrents of water are pouring from Cataract, Avon and Nepean dams, now at maximum capacity, after ...
Tabqa dam is located 25 miles west of Raqqa, ISIS' self-declared capital, and supplies electric power to a wide area of Syria, according to the US.
So declared Irshadullah Khan, the secretary general of the Oxbridge (Oxford and Cambridge) Society's Islamabad chapter at a recent event in the Pakistani capital.






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