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To Dam or Not? Is that the question?

The Oxford Water Network and the Oxford Martin Programme on Resource Stewardship organized a panel discussion this November on Africa, Dams & Development for a debate among an all-star panel about the role for dams in Africa’s development. 966 more words



Dams have  been considered to help the water scarcity issue in South Africa. Dams would encourage the water to be built up and accessible easily when needed by the communities. 163 more words

Clean Water

Dam It

Today’s watercolor experiment:

Something I said in yesterday’s post struck a chord with myself (oddly enough) and I thought I would put it into practice today: “The rubber could act like dams of color, potentially yielding drips of paint to a different color field below.”  I refer to the latex watercolor resist that I have been dribbling of late on my blank watercolor paper, painting around it and removing to reveal white spaces on the painted surface. 397 more words

Personal Stories

DamNation: A Documentary Worth Watching

Once in a while my husband and I like to watch a good documentary. Recently we stumbled upon DamNation on Netflix and settled down with our salted-truffle popcorn and kombucha-red wine spritzers for a view. 201 more words


Photography strictly prohibited...

You’ll find that sign  on every dam, every bridge, every airfield in this country. Relics of the Raj. It made sense in those days when intelligence had to be gathered physically on the ground. 266 more words

Mega-Project - BC's Peace River Site C Dam to Break Ground Next Summer

“Clark said that it’s unknown how much the project will add to BC Hydro customers’ bills, but that the cabinet reached the decision after careful analysis and much discussion.” 453 more words

Power Production

Dams and Development in Africa - Panel Discussion

If any of the three key words in the title interest you, check this out!

The discussion centers around the current and potential role of dams for development in Africa. 103 more words

Water Management