Tag: giant water tank

New Zealand water shortages may be more serious than feared, says study

Water in the New Zealand lakes and rivers is running out, with water catchment tanks reaching capacity and giant water tanks threatening to fill up.Key points:The government says the water crisis is affecting thousands of people in the country and it is “a matter of life and death”Water shortages...

Why the huge water tank that once powered the Hoover Dam is gone

The Hoover Dam was designed to supply the Hoover Valley with clean, clean water to the surrounding region for more than a century.But that all changed in the 1970s when the dam’s operator, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), was forced to close it due to its aging structure...