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<p>Ethiopia says it has started the next phase of filling a controversial mega-dam on the Nile River, Egyptian authorities said Monday, raising tensions ahead of an upcoming UN Security Council on the issue.<br />Egypt said the move was "a violation of international ...
Filed under: Construction News
<p>For Ethiopia, it holds the promise of much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis.</p>
Filed under: Energy resources
<p>The work, published in Geophysical Research Letters1 last month, highlights the risk of quake-triggered landslides to hydropower development in the Himalayas — a global hotspot for this type of energy source.</p>
Filed under: Advanced Knowledge
<p>A dam under construction in Colombia has caused big problems for thousands who live downstream. Mudslides caused plugged water-release tunnels, sending water levels up and leading to evacuations. Locals now worry daily about what could happen if additional ...
Filed under: Disasters & Failures