reservoirs

  • Water shortage to hit Taiwan by 2030

    A shortage of water will hit Taiwan by 2030 due to serious buildup of silt in the country's reservoirs, Interior Minister Lee Hong-yuan said.

    The 50 reservoirs in Taiwan have seen their capacity decreased over the years due to severe silt buildup and by 2030 will see their capacity further decrease to a degree hardly able to sustain the 23 million people in Taiwan, Lee said.

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    Taiwan
    January 28, 2013
  • 14th International World Lake Conference

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    Event Location: 
    Austin, Texas, United States
    Start Date: 
    31 October 2011
    End Date: 
    04 November 2011

    The International Lake Environment Committee (ILEC) and the River Systems Institute–Texas State University will co-sponsor the 14th World Lake Conference, to be held in Austin, Texas, USA, 31 October - 4 November, 2011. The conference provides an interactive international forum for the exchange of knowledge and experiences on important lake and reservoir science, management and governance issues. The conference is a biennial event with previous conferences having been convened in ...

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