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  • Not a sound across the hospital-except for a dull, padded rumbling somewhere deep in the guts of the building, a sound that I never noticed before-a lot like the sound you hear when you're standing late at night on top of a big hydroelectric dam.†   (source)
  • The rest of the year he worked without pay in Haiti, mainly doctoring peasants who had lost their land to a hydroelectric dam.†   (source)
  • Our first mission was to secure the Mukatayin hydroelectric dam northeast of the Iraqi capital.†   (source)
  • She thought that one could build a hydroelectric plant, just large enough to supply the power for her cabin and for the town of Woodstock-Woodstock could be made to be productive-those wild apple trees she saw in such unusual numbers among the dense growth on the hillsides, were the remnants of orchards-suppose one were to reclaim them, then build a small spur to the nearest railroad-oh, stop it!†   (source)
  • "Hydroelectric," Dwight said.†   (source)
  • This was the hydroelectric station, some miles upriver from the town.†   (source)
  • The only towns which have had uninterrupted power were those served by hydroelectric plants, provided the plants were undamaged and the aqueducts intact.†   (source)
  • Environmentalists wanted to tear down the 100 million dollar hydroelectric dam.
  • They had no power, as all their makeshift hydroelectric projects had been smashed to pieces.†   (source)
  • "From behind him Lieutenant Sunderstrom said, "Hydroelectric."†   (source)
  • He advocated abolishing crude technologies such as fossil fuels and nuclear energy and keeping gentler technologies such as solar power and small-scale hydroelectric power.†   (source)
  • It's an enormous power line stretching across eleven hundred miles of jungle, connecting hydroelectric dams below LĂ©opoldville to the distant southern mining region of Shaba.†   (source)
  • Environmental activists have also become extra bold: protest mobs at construction sites to stop nuclear power plants and hydroelectric dams, experimental communities 'returning to nature,' and other apparently trivial matters ....Do you go to the movies?†   (source)
  • Now, in this country where I have worked for eighteen years, the campesinos lost their land to a hydroelectric dam.†   (source)
  • I've even heard that some of the tribe have took to building their old ramshackle wood scaffolding all over that big million-dollar hydroelectric dam, and are spearing salmon in the spillway.†   (source)
  • Oh, yes, I think if we just leave now and go back into town, and, of course, spread the word with the townspeople about the government's plans so they understand the advantages of having a hydroelectric dam and a lake instead of a cluster of shacks beside a falls, then type up an offer-and mail it to the wife, you see, by mistake?†   (source)
  • Eventually we were allowed to drive out to the dam and the hydroelectric station, near where there had been fighting.†   (source)
  • I had heard the words for the first time that night when we heard the gunfire from the hydroelectric station and knew that we were safe.†   (source)
  • It was a family restaurant, and it served the short-contract men who were working on various government projects in our region—the Domain, the airport, the water supply system, the hydroelectric station.†   (source)
  • A scheme to be formulated and submitted for approval to the harbour commissioners for the exploitation of white coal (hydraulic power), obtained by hydroelectric plant at peak of tide at Dublin bar or at head of water at Poulaphouca or Powerscourt or catchment basins of main streams for the economic production of 500,000 W. H. P. of electricity.†   (source)
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