Egypt’s Aswan High Dam and Lake Nasser: the building of the dam was spearheaded in the early 1950s by charismatic pan-Arabist president Gamal Abdel Nasser Half a century since Egypt’s ground-breaking Aswan dam was inaugurated with much fanfare, harnessing the Nile for hydropower and irrigation, the giant barrier is still […]

America has 90,000 damns listed in its national inventory, including the Hoover Dam, seen here. However, many of them are in need of repair. Pixabay More than 15,000 of the 90,000 dams listed in the national inventory are designated as having high hazard potential. Two broken dams in midland Michigan […]