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The Water Footprint Of Hydroelectric Dam Construction

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The Water Footprint Of Hydroelectric Dam Construction

The Water Footprint Of Hydroelectric Dam Construction   Freshwater availability is limited. During many periods of the year and in many places around the world, the demand for freshwater for human use exceeds what is sustainably available, while growing populations, increasing wealth, and climate change all aggravate the already dire current status. Historically, we turned to constructing dams in order to regulate freshwater availability. Building and operating dams and reservoirs brought humanity much good, to this present day. But it also gave rise to associated costs, both in (socio)economic and ecological terms. It is therefore increasingly acknowledged that reservoirs are...

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Drones trialled for the inspection of large railway structures

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Drones trialled for the inspection of large railway structures

Drones trialled for the inspection of large railway structures The LNE&EM route Structures asset management team is trialling the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to inspect large structures in a safer and more cost efficient way. The vehicles, commonly known as drones, are being used to get a closer look at five arch viaducts on the route, including the Grade 1 listed, 28-span Royal Border Bridge in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland. Since 2017 the Structures team has been working alongside AECOM consulting engineers, Network Rail’s Air Operations team and Cyberhawk – a company that operates UAVs – to carry out the...

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LEGENDARY GAME UNIVERSES AND ESPORTS SUPERSTARS TAKE CENTER STAGE AT BLIZZCON® 2017

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LEGENDARY GAME UNIVERSES AND ESPORTS SUPERSTARS TAKE CENTER STAGE AT BLIZZCON® 2017

LEGENDARY GAME UNIVERSES AND ESPORTS SUPERSTARS TAKE CENTER STAGE AT BLIZZCON® 2017 Dominating runs by world-class competitors in Overwatch®, StarCraft® II, Hearthstone®, Heroes of the Storm®, and World of Warcraft® esports thrilled live attendees and viewers around the globe IRVINE, Calif.—November 2017—At BlizzCon® 2017, more than 30,000 players gathered to experience the latest updates to their favorite Blizzard games and cheer on top esports competitors, with millions more joining online. Over two days packed with developer panels, friendly competition, and live entertainment, the Blizzard community learned about and went hands-on with new heroes, new gameplay updates, and new expansions coming...

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REIGNS: HER MAJESTY ASCENDS TO THE THRONE ON DECEMBER 7

REIGNS: HER MAJESTY REIGNS: HER MAJESTY ASCENDS TO THE THRONE

REIGNS: HER MAJESTY ASCENDS TO THE THRONE ON DECEMBER 7

  REIGNS: HER MAJESTY ASCENDS TO THE THRONE ON DECEMBER 7 - Absolute Monarchy Comes to iOS, Android, and Steam -   Benevolent developer Nerial and the court jesters of Devolver Digital have announced that highly anticipated sequel Reigns: Her Majesty will arrive on the App Store, Google Play, and Steam December 7. In Reigns: Her Majesty, a cultural renaissance has bestowed the world with a new era of knowledge and enlightenment but greed and jealousy still conspire against the benevolent queen. Outwit and outlast those that would seek to depose you and your husband by swiping left or right,...

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CYBERPUNK SHOOTER ‘RUINER’ UPLOADS NEW BRUTAL CONTENT IN ‘SAVAGE UPDATE’

CYBERPUNK SHOOTER CYBERPUNK SHOOTER ‘RUINER’ UPLOADS NEW BRUTAL CONTENT IN ‘SAVAGE UPDATE’ RUINER SAVAGE UPDATE

CYBERPUNK SHOOTER ‘RUINER’ UPLOADS NEW BRUTAL CONTENT IN ‘SAVAGE UPDATE’

    CYBERPUNK SHOOTER ‘RUINER’ UPLOADS NEW BRUTAL CONTENT IN ‘SAVAGE UPDATE’ - Available Now on PC, Coming Soon to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 -   Developer Reikon Games have released a free update to their critically-acclaimed shooter RUINER that includes the brutal New Game+ and Speedrun modes alongside new weapons, outfits, and all-new finishing moves. RUINER is 33% off on Steam November 20 – 22 to celebrate the new additions. RUINER’s new Savage Update includes several heart pounding new additions for seasoned killers and gameplay tweaks for a more approachable RUINER for new citizens of Rengkok. The New...

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