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Levee Rage

Eugene dam problems: a sample of infrastructure repairs The Leaburg Dam in Eugene, Oregon offers a representation of some of the United States’ decaying infrastructure, and the difficulties that come with combating it. The Eugene Water and Electric Board recently finished a saga of major repairs intended for restoring the Leaburg Dam to operational status. This was […]

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Dams in Distress

Water conservation, hydroelectric power, and the state of the American dam Just as much of our country’s infrastructure (bridges, railway, electricity grids, mass transit networks) faces questions about its condition of late, many major dams are now encountering related doubts about reliability and efficiency. Water conservation is a growing concern for the environment and energy sectors. Climate […]

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