Showing posts with label dams. Show all posts
Showing posts with label dams. Show all posts

Monday, July 19, 2021

Evacuation underway in China’s Inner Mongolia after torrential rain causes two dams to collapse — RT

 

 Two dams in Inner Mongolia’s Hulunbuir have collapsed following torrential rain, according to an announcement from China’s water ministry on Monday, citing concerns about the safety risks of aging infrastructure in the region.

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Afghanistan successfully tests water flow at major dam

Kamal Khan Dam


Afghanistan on Wednesday successfully tested water flow at a major dam in southwestern Nimroz province bordering Iran after nearly six decades of the inception of the mega project, officials said.

Sunday, January 03, 2021

Nile dam dispute: Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia agree to hold more talks | Al Jazeera

Nile dam dispute: Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia agree to hold more talks

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia agreed on Sunday to hold further talks this month to resolve their long-running dispute over the Addis Ababa’s huge dam on the Blue Nile, Sudan’s water ministry said.

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

China unveils early warning and data sharing website to cooperate with Mekong River countries - Global Times

Mekong River countries


China made good on its promise to share year-round hydrological data on upper reaches of the Mekong River with the kickoff of an online information sharing platform on Monday. The platform aims to provide reliable forecasting and early warning services related to floods and droughts.

Monday, October 26, 2020

Talks on Nile Dam dispute to resume

Talks on Nile Dam dispute to resume

 Talks between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt over the controversial mega-dam across the Blue Nile are set to resume on Tuesday after a seven-week hiatus.

Friday, October 02, 2020

Nile blessings in disguise

Nile blessings in disguise

The Nile is experiencing its highest flooding season in 108 years this year thanks to heavy rainfall on the Ethiopian Highlands, the source of the Atbara, Blue Nile, and Sobat rivers which contribute about 85 per cent of the water of the Nile. The White Nile, which starts in the Great Lakes region of Africa, has a constant flow throughout the year and accounts for only about 15 per cent of Nile water.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Kenyan Dam Bursts, Causing Deaths, ‘Huge Destruction’

Kenyan Dam Bursts
At least 21 people were killed when a dam in western Kenya’s Nakuru county burst its walls, overrunning nearby homes, the St John Ambulance rescue service said on Thursday.

Monday, October 30, 2017

63rd joint patrol on Mekong River completed

Mekong River
The 63rd joint patrol on the Mekong River with law enforcers from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand was completed on Sunday.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Iran Calls on Neighbors to Comply With Water Deals

water resources
A senior Iranian official urged the neighboring countries to respect the agreements they have signed with Iran on using the shared water resources.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Africa uses only 10 percent of hydropower potential

Only 10 percent of Africa’s hydropower potential has been tapped, according to an energy expert.

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Δημοσιεύτηκε από Geo Kok στις Πέμπτη, 11 Φεβρουαρίου 2021
Δημοσιεύτηκε από Geo Kok στις Παρασκευή, 12 Φεβρουαρίου 2021
Δημοσιεύτηκε από Geo Kok στις Πέμπτη, 11 Φεβρουαρίου 2021