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water power

A form of energy that is created by flowing water sources (such as rivers). The town now uses water power to generate electricity.
See also: power, water
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Going with the Flow: Small Scale Water Power Made Simple by Dan Curtis, Billy Langley and Richard Ramsey (Intermediate Technology Publications, 1999)
Energy will be supplied from a combination of photovoltaic, wind and water power to sustain a projected requirement of around 180 000 kWh per annum.
But he points out that the sun doesn't always shine everywhere, the wind doesn't always blow, and even those who have potential water power can seldom use it due to government regulation of streams.
Russo says the material even works well when applied on wet surfaces, such as those just cleaned off with the hot water power spray.
The Boston Associates' vision of water power not only led them to control the water of the Merrimack as it flowed up to their dams and through their canals, it also led them to control the whole of the river valley itself.
Department of Energy's Wind and Water Power Program leads the nation's efforts to improve the performance, lower the costs, and accelerate the deployment of wind and water power technologies.
The maintenance involves restoring the green Washington Water Power lettering, including adding LED lights for increased energy efficiency and improving safety for future light replacement.
CLINTON - A ruptured pipe that once provided water power to mills on Main Street is draining nearby Coachlace Pond.
They say that the use of water power in the area dates back to the industrial revolution and there is no reason why these same sites could not still provide us with energy.
The subjects to be discussed would include: Prospects of energy consumption in the ECO Region and the role of water power plants; Possibilities and potentials for development of water electric power plants in the Region; Method of financing of such power plants; Regional cooperation for building of headed equipments for the power plants; and Needs of the region for human and institutional capacity building in this regard.
Construction of Kambarata-1 water power station will take around 7 years and will create 15-18 thousand work places, announced Prime Minister Igor Chudinov during news conference today when talking about construction of this water power station.
95) offers a thorough overview of oil alternatives, including chapters on solar, wind, water power, biomass, biofuels and geothermal.
As well as exploring the mill, visitors can watch the wheat being milled into flour using water power and mill stones in the traditional manner, or wander around the Miller's Garden.
The RFPs will be coordinated with Ministry of Natural Resources efforts to make crown land available for water power and wind development.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is spending money more wisely on its program to use cleaner energy sources, but has yet to ratchet up use of solar, wind and water power in Los Angeles, City Controller Laura Chick said Wednesday.