Lake Victoria's surging water levels threaten hydro dams: Uganda

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Lake Victoria's water levels have surged to their highest level in more than half a century after about eight months of relentless downpours, posing a threat to Uganda's hydropower plants.

U.S. Hydropower Grows By Going Small

Hydropower expansion relies on improving existing dams. By…

Popularity of Big Hydropower Projects Diminishes Around the World

Big water, cost-savings from new wind and solar construction.

Murders of Activists Defending Safe Water and Environment Rise Sharply

Assassins kill without apprehension or prosecution.

Drought A Factor in Duke Energy South America Electric Sale

Low water, less hydropower revenue prompt U.S. utility to seek a buyer of Latin America power plants.

Venezuela Drought Aggravates Instability

Shortages of power, food, supplies wrack country. By Keith…

Gila River Diversion Reaches Decision Point

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Fate of an expensive Southwest water supply project is at stake By…

Landmark Klamath Basin Water Agreement Is on Verge of Collapse

Congress could allow year-end deadline for review and enactment…

Infographic: Plan to Change Lake Ontario Water Level Regulations Considered by Canada, U.S.

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Simulations using 20th-century climate data compare Lake Ontario…

Lake Ontario Water Level Plan Tests Attitudes Toward Environment

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Plan 2014, a proposal to alter lake levels and restore wetlands,…

Zambia Electricity Shortage Highlights Africa's Hydropower Shortfalls

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Amid a changing social and environmental landscape, Sub-Saharan Africa turns to its rivers.

Infographic: Lake Turkana Threatened By Hydropower and Farm Development

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Water level's could fall significantly due to development along the Omo River, the lake's largest tributary.