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    Dam Flood Most Costly Disaster Since Hurricane Katrina


    Iraq's largest hydropower dam grinds to halt

    Record low water levels at Iraq's largest hydroelectric dam have ground turbines there to a halt, amplifying a power shortage that led to riots last summer, a top official said on Thursday. Adel Mahdi, advisor to the electricity minister, said water levels at the Mosul dam on the Tigris River...
  3. Truth Vibrations

    Irving dam criticized after N.B. flooding

    Some flood victims in St. George, N.B., are questioning whether the disaster could have been prevented if J.D. Irving had released water from its Lake Utopia hydroelectric dam before the worst of this week's storm. Residents in the southwestern New Brunswick community say they believe the...