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Fear and terror of the Zeya hydroelectric power station — an article and a photo of the power plant

Author material — Alexander Popov Russos

On the Zeya River, in the far Amur region, there is an unusually high flood. I understand that this is happening in a completely atypical time. But it is. What would happen to the free-flowing river — it is terrible to imagine … Rather, all the water would have passed on the plains, sweeping away everything in its path. Or maybe not … but … nearly 9,000 cubic meters of water per second — it's not a joke. Namely, such inflows observed in the Zeya reservoir. Although to a record 15,000

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Scientists have not been able to drill Antarctica boiling water

02/01/2013

Photo from ellsworthlive.org.uk Glaciologists gave up trying to get to the Antarctic Lake Ellsworth. British researchers had to suspend drilling in Antarctica, with which they were going to get to the subglacial Lake Ellsworth, Russian service of BBC .. Prevent damage to equipment and fuel shortages.

Members of the British Antarctic Expedition going to drill a well to a lake that is a million years had been cut off from the outside world. The project is valued at $ 13 million intended to point drilling of ice at a jet of boiling

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Discharges into the Volga near Kostroma not revealed — power

Repeated tests of water samples in the Volga River in the urban water utility scours showed no presence of sewage contamination, told RIA Novosti on Monday the head of the Administration of Kostroma Victor Yemets.

"Today we received the laboratory re conclusion, according to which no discharges from water utility networks in the Volga River were not available, and the formation of gullies was due to the regulation of hydropower, changing the flow velocity of the river, breaking the ice and the formation of hummocks," — said the official.

According to the laboratory water utility, the quality of water entering

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The world economy is concerned water reserves

About 60% of the world's leading companies have already set these targets are the costs of water, which they intend to comply with its use.

Acute water shortages in the near future is a matter of growing concern for businesses, according to a global survey recently published in all newspapers.

Studies show that more than half of the 147 large firms expect problems associated with water scarcity in the next 1-5 years.

This suggests that 60% of firms have set clear targets and measures for the rational use of water.

Data predict that things will obstoyat much worse as the

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Severstal-hardware has completed the construction of a new water cycle

The group of companies "Severstal-hardware" (included in the division "Severstal Russian Steel") has completed one of the large-scale investment projects in 2011 — the construction of a new water cycle for more efficient cooling equipment in Cherepovets steel wire complex area.

 Photo source:heliocity.ru

Preexisting mini-cycles, where groups of mills were cooled by the intermediate heat exchanger and recycled water reached their limits. This fall, Cherepovets site as part of the modernization of wire drawing equipment is scheduled to begin installation of the German mills, which (along with the already installed) require a more efficient cooling. The new rotation

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In China, the leakage of toxic substances

China struggling to leakage of toxic substances — it fell into the river. Threatened by pollution nearly 4 million residents of Liuzhou.

Chemical release occurred at a local mining company. River of harmful substances were in urban water supply. Authorities urged to stop using water.

Cadmium levels was twice as high as normal. This message caused panic — the locals began to massively buy bottled water, and authorities fear toxic substances into rivers neighboring provinces.

National TV Belarus

In China, powered mechanism to respond to emergencies in the pollution of the river

28.01.12.Vlasti Guangxi

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Majestic migration of peoples in the future: Forecasts

The history of our civilization knows a lot of facts majestic Migration. The first millennium was a time of the majestic movement of the peoples of Europe and Asia. Then he was called "the Great Migration of Peoples" or "ethnic revolution." As a result of large-scale movements of people changed the limits of settlement, disappeared entire country, mixed ethnic elements, created new nation. Historians believe that this movement of people has become the basis of ethno-political situation of the contemporary world.

The researchers believe that the premise of most of the mass displacement of people is the care

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RusHydro Egorlikskaya completed the construction of HPP-2

The construction Egorlikskaya GES-2 in the Stavropol region, which is part of the branch of JSC "RusHydro" — "Kuban power plant cascade." All four hydroelectric stations with total capacity of 14.2 MW have been integrated and pre-commissioning tests and worked at idle turbine. Currently hydroelectric number 1 and number 4 are included in the network Commissioning Program and placed under load. The other two hydraulic Egorlikskaya HPP-2 will be included in the network, in accordance with the "Plan of the fence and the distribution of water resources by top-Kuban channels" for the passage of water.

Egorlykskaya HPP-2

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Ternopil flooded

In Ternopil finished pumping water from flooded homes as a result of rainfall.

As UNIAN center promoting the province's Ministry of Emergency Situations, the hardest hit buildings in the street Mikulinetskoy, Obolon, Stadnikova, Galician, Zhivova and Linden, where drainage systems are unable to pass large amounts of water. In these streets flooded basements not only, but also in places housing.

In general, for pumping water out of houses were involved four trucks, two pumps and 20 personnel of the regional UMCHS. To reverse the effects of bad weather, rescuers worked through the night, as there were reports of

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