• Water Conservation,  Water Management

    World Water Day, A Reflection

    Looking at the calendar on the screen where I’m writing this, I just remembered that today is World Water Day. Yes, the day about 29 years ago the United Nations endorsed it in Rio de Jenairo. Then what is the importance of World Water Day? For me personally, as someone who claims to love water, this day is a reflection of how much love I have for water. Water is a material that is very attached to the body of living things. Call humans, most of their bodies are water. Likewise with the clothes attached to his body, also made of virtual water. Then the food and drinks that accompany…

  • Water Conservation,  Water Management,  Water Transportation

    The Story of Cheonggyecheon Stream, Isn’t Beautiful As Korean Dramas

    For Korean drama lovers, it is no stranger to seeing the view of this river. Yes, because this river view becomes the backdrop for many dramas or films in Korea. Yep! The name Cheonggyecheon Stream. What is this river like? The Cheonggyecheon Stream was no ordinary river. The existence of this river has gone through various stories. Starting from a slum, it is now one of Seoul’s mainstay tourist attractions. What’s the story? Let’s watch together, let’s! Story of Cheonggyecheon According to the story, the Cheonggyecheon Stream has existed since the Joseon Dynasty hundreds of years ago. Gaecheon as the initial name meaning “open flow”. Since 600 years during the…

  • Water Transportation

    Oirase River, Hidden Beauty in Japan

    There is an interesting river in Japan, where this river has a beautiful view that can be enjoyed in autumn. No wonder, if this river is one of the most beautiful rivers in Japan. That is Oirase River! Oirase Stream (Oirase Keiryu), is the name of this river. This river is a beautiful mountain stream in Aomori Prefecture. The current flows along the Gorge Oirase River, winding between maple, beech and spruce trees. You may not believe it but yes, Oirase Stream has such a beautiful nature that you must come and see with your own eyes. Japanese visitors may prefer to stop by during fall where the changing seasons…

  • Water Transportation

    Rhine River, Flowing Far Until Now

    For the inhabitants of Germany, the river Rhine is a symbol of history as well as beauty. The Rhine basin was designated in 2002 by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage. The Rhine is known, after its beauty was described by artists in the Romantic era 200 years ago. Not only that, an artist named Lord Byron, made a famous poem at that time, which made thousands of tourists flock to visit this river. What is the beauty of this river like? Let’s take a look. Flowing Far The water of the Rhine River is famous for its clarity because it originates from the Alps in Switzerland. The water then…

  • Water Conservation,  Water Management

    Akasombo Dam, Source of Electricity for Ghana

    The tour this time continues to the Akasombo Dam located in Southeast Ghana. What is the Akosombo Dam like? The Akosombo Dam, also known as the Volta Dam, is a hydroelectric dam. It is located in Akosombo on the Volta River, Southeast Ghana. Historically, the purpose of building the Akosombo Dam was to provide electricity to the aluminum industry in the coastal town of Tema. Furthermore, the construction of this dam also flooded part of the Volta River basin. This flooded basin eventually formed Lake Volta. It has been named the largest artificial lake in the world by surface area. It also has a capacity of hundreds of millions of…

  • Water Conservation,  Water Management

    Bratsk Dam, Exciting Tour For Anglers

    We continue our tour of the dam to Russia, Siberia to be precise. This dam is known as one of the largest dams in the world. The next largest dam is still in Russia, in Siberia to be precise. This dam is the Bratsk Dam! Let’s have a look! The Bratsk Dam is located in Siberia, built in 1954 and officially operational in 1967. Said to be one of the largest dams in the world, it dams the Angara river. Wow how big is this dam? It is noted that the Bratsk Dam has a length of about 1,452 meters with a height of up to 125 meters. Thanks to…

  • Water Conservation,  Water Management

    Kariba Dam, Supplier of Electricity in Zimbabwe

    In the rainy season, flood protection infrastructure is very reliable, including a dam. Talking about dams, many are curious about how various countries build dams as a form of flood prevention. We start with the dam from Zimbabwe, the Kariba Dam. Famous for its concrete arches, the Kariba Dam is located across the Zambezi River in the Kariba Gorge. The Kariba Dam is designed as a double bent concrete arch dam capable of withstanding 180 cubic kilometers of compressed water. This dam is also located on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It didn’t take long, that is, only three years ago, this dam can be built with an astonishing…

  • Water Conservation,  Water Transportation

    Karnali River, The Best Rafting That Gets Activists Concern

    The media is intensively reporting about the activities of environmental activists who want to preserve this river. The river is predicted to have one of the best rapids in the world. Yep! Karnali River! The Karnali River The Karnali River is Nepal’s longest river, at 507 kilometers long, located near the sacred Mount Kailash in Tibet. This river flows into India, where it becomes the Ghaghara River, a tributary of the sacred Ganges. The river has its downstream in the Himalayan rainforest and flows through the forests of remote West Nepal, providing water to the habitat of all kinds of wildlife as well as villages. It is a favorite among…

  • Water Irrigation,  Water Management,  Water Transportation

    The Charm of the Yangtze River You Need to Know

    Previous posts have told of the Yangtze River returning to its feet and giving hope to the people there. Many interesting things are actually attached to the Yangtze River, some of which are summarized below. Like the Yellow River, the Yangtze River has also been the cradle of Chinese culture for centuries. Interestingly, it was found that the activity on the longest river in China can be traced back 27,000 years, which was the beginning of Chinese civilization. So it’s clear, why is this river so historic? In addition to the history of the birth of culture, in this river there is a very large dam Three Gorges Dam which…

  • Water Conservation,  Water Management,  Water Transportation

    Yangtze River, Sign of the Awakening of Wuhan

    What first occurred when I heard the word “Wuhan”? Then what does it have to do with the Yangtze River ? In the past year or so, the existence of this international pandemic has troubled almost all of the world’s population. Investigate, the origin of this virus is believed to have come from a city in Wuhan, China. However, many may not know that in the city of Wuhan there is also a river that has its own history in China. The river is the Yangtze river. Recently, the reopening of ferry services on the Yangtze River, the heart of life in Wuhan for two millennia, marked the beginning of…