Hydropower & Dams

In light of the ongoing guidance regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, we are pleased to announce updates to the HYDRO 2020 conference arrangements. Please see the full announcement for details on social distancing measures, networking events and so on.

A message from the Aqua~Media Team

At a time when meetings cannot take place, we are aware that it is especially important to keep our profession well informed, through our journal and website, and we are glad to be able to continue our work at the usual pace. Issue 3 is in press, but in view of some inevitable postal delays worldwide, we have increased our news content online to help keep you up to date. Meanwhile, we send warm wishes to our readers around the world. We hope you are making your way as well as possible through this crisis, and we express again our deepest sympathy to all who have been directly affected, or who have lost loved ones, friends or colleagues.

AFRICA 2021 Call for Papers

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We are pleased to announce the launch of AFRICA 2021, which will place at the Speke Resort Munyonyo, beside Lake Victoria.

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Important information about our activities.

HYDRO 2020 arrangements

We are pleased to share an update on plans for HYDRO 2020 in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We hope that this information will reassure you and help you to plan your attendance.

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ASIA 2020 registration open

We are pleased to announce that registration has reopened for the new ASIA 2020 dates, 8 - 10 December. Please click to visit the full event site and to register.

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COVID-19: Supply of publications

We apologise but, due to working from home, it is not possible for us to send out individual copies of journals, World Atlases or maps. Subscriptions and pdf articles will continue to be sent.

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Industry News

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Independent engineer sought for Ruzizi III hydro project

The project is being developed as a public-private partnership by Ruzizi III Energy Ltd and proposals are due by 20 July.

Online course: Industrial Energy Efficiency Training

Kafue Regional Training Centre and SADC Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, both being subsidiary organizations of SADC, are collaborating to provide capacity building to the industrial sector in energy efficiency in the sub-region. The capacity building activity is carried out under the Sida-funded Skills Development for Renewable Energy Sector (SkiDRES) pilot project. The SkiDRES project is being implemented by KGRTC and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Studies sought for pumped-storage project in Jordan

Prequalification bids are invited by 14 July for services related to a proposed pumped-storage scheme at the Al-Mujib dam.

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