Feds reject removal of 4 US Northwest dams in key report

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A long-awaited federal report out Friday rejected the idea of removing four hydroelectric dams on ...
20:02 28 February 2022

Hundreds still flooded from homes in Mississippi capital

JACKSON, Miss. — The swollen Pearl River appeared to have crested Monday in Mississippi’s capital, but authorities warned the hundreds of evacuees in ...
21:05 17 February 2022

Torrential rains leave swollen rivers, downed trees in South

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Days of torrential rain across the Southeast left residents to deal with rising rivers, falling trees, weakened dams and mudslides ...
21:52 13 February 2022

US senator proposes money, oversight to boost dam safety

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday called for more federal money and oversight to shore up the nation's aging dams following an Associated Press ...
20:07 17 December 2021

Mekong River’s new aquamarine color may be sign of trouble

BANGKOK — The Mekong River has recently acquired an aquamarine color that may beguile tourists but also indicates a problem caused by upstream dams, e...
1:00 6 December 2021

Activists warn Balkan rivers at risk from hydropower plants

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Unspoiled rivers in the Balkans are facing new dangers from small hydropower plants that have sprouted up across the re...
17:10 28 November 2021

New federal grant program allots $10M for dams in 26 states

Built for irrigation in 1884, Smith Reservoir in Colorado no longer can hold as much water as it once did.
12:48 10 November 2021