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Germany Is Re-Engineering Europe’s Most Important River: Video

The bed of the Rhine exposed by the 2018 drought in Duesseldorf

BLOOMBERG, SEPTEMBER 7, 2020 The Rhine is Germany’s main economic artery. Keeping it flowing may require new boats, once-taboo locks, and even changing the current of the river itself. By Elisa Miebach for Bloomberg – Two shipping brothers on Germany’s Rhine faced a dilemma that has become increasingly common on Europe’s most important river. With the waters precariously low, Stephen …

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The Panama Ditch? Canal has the lowest water level in 70 years

A large container ship being pulled by a tug boat through the Panama Canal as two workers walk alongside supervising

PortandTerminal.com, December 7, 2019 November was one of the driest months in history for the Panama Canal Hydrographic Basin, resulting in the “redoubling of measures” to conserve and make more efficient use of water to keep it flowing PANAMA CITY – Like other regions of the country affected by low rainfall, the Panama Canal Watershed closed out November as one …

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