An international conference here on wadi hydrology has urged decision makers in the Arab countries to take into consideration the risks of flooding during urban planning. It also called for a ‘deeper understanding’ of the hydrology of wadis, developing an early warning system in the areas with arid and semi-arid climate and draw up a comprehensive management plan for water resources to achieve sustainable development in the Arab world.
Khaleej Times Online – Look at risks of flooding during urban planning.
One can tell it is rocking with the wind by the slabs of ice floating on its surface – a translucent jigsaw puzzle that carries the chocolate bar wrappers, empty beer cans and plastic pop bottles that have become a familiar part of this sorry scenery.
This is the mouth of what Environment Canada has deemed one of the worst rivers in the country.
The 38-kilometre Don River has been hard at work since the city came into being. Mills and factories popped up along the riverbanks and were followed by petrochemical plants and other pollution-heavy industrial endeavours.
TheStar.com Ontario’s worst river trails garbage, sludge and toxins.
Varna was elected for the best city to live in Bulgaria, according to the special research of DarikNews.bg
On the second and third place are rated Plovdiv and Veliko Turnovo.
The capital of Bulgaria takes the 4thplace of the ranking. These cities are followed by Burgas, Ruse, Stara Zagora, Blagoevgrad, Kustendil, Kurdjali.
News.bg – Varna is the Best City to Live in Bulgaria.
THE face of the waterfront in Cardiff and Barry could be changed forever, with plans to build wind farms on dockland sites.
Ports company ABP has brought in experts to look at the possibility building wind turbines on its sites across South Wales.
Wind farm plan for Cardiff Bay – icWales.