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More drowned towns: What was saved, what was lost when creating Alabama's man-made lakes

More drowned towns: What was saved, what was lost when creating Alabama's man-made lakes | AL.com

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More drowned towns: What was saved, what was lost when creating Alabama's man-made lakes

Tryweryn in North Wales was forcibly abandoned and intentionally flooded to create the Llyn Celyn reservoir

A decayed house in Chernobyl, Belarus on July 9, 2014.

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Incredible pictures show the Welsh village that was flooded to create a Liverpool water supply 50 years ago - Liverpool Echo

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A flooded mosque in North Jakarta, Indonesia. Josh Haner/The New York Times

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Highway 80 in Georgia regularly floods during high tides. This flooding occurred after a storm

The construction of a dam will see the displacement of around 78,000 residents and 400 archaeological

Louisiana's Isle de Jean Charles.

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Capel Celyn

Port Royal was a a key British naval base in the 17th century and centre of the

A flooded highway in Houston

A group of young people posed on Ouzeldon Bridge which was lost along with the village

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The ruins of Potosi, Venezuela

Canoeists check out buildings in flooded York

Beneath the surface of Lake Minnewanka, located in Alberta, Canada, rests the remains of a former resort town. (bjuerges/iStock)

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Vilarinho, Portugal

Cleopatra's royal quarters remained a secret until 1968 when divers located the ruins

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The lost towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

The lost towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

The city was on the verge of becoming the first major urban centre to run out of water but has averted the crisis. But for how long, and at what cost, ...

Ghost town

The Lost Towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

Nora, Sardinia

Instead of building costly water-treatment plants and dams to protect their citizens from water pollution, cities across the country are investing in green ...

Saving forgotten towns

Perhaps the most famous of them all, Capel Celyn was flooded to create a fresh water reserve for Liverpool in 1965, becoming Llyn Celyn.

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The Netherlands, always vulnerable to floods, has a new approach to water management

More than a billion gallons of waste enter the river every day. Can India's controversial Prime Minister save it?

You can't go in the water without special permission or to save someone from drowning.

The Lost Towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

The Lost Towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

These pictures and stories of Wales' lost towns, villages and neighbourhoods are poignant and fascinating

Ghost town since 1956

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Howard Rogers walks through a flooded street during the King Tides of September 2015.

Saving forgotten towns

The Lost Towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

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Between 2000 and 2013 there were more highest-category floods than in the preceding 50. '

As a British village crumbles into the sea, a family holds onto a home that can't be saved

The Lost Towns of the Quabbin

A new reservoir

Formerly an arcade and office building

A Rising Tide

“Monotowns are divided into three categories,” Elena explains. “In the first everything is OK for now, but we need to think about the future when the goods ...

China's Three Gorges Dam: An Environmental Catastrophe?

Is there really a ghost town at the bottom of Round Valley reservoir? | NJ.com

Left to Louisiana's Tides, a Village Fights for Time - The New York Times

A Beach Town's Dilemma: Protect Homes or Save the Shore?

Demolition in Guizhou, located in Hubei Province. Courtesy of International River Network.

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... the company and the town to diversify the local economy, Kirovsk remains for now at least, on the Russian government's list of most at-risk monotowns.

A flooded factory in North Jakarta, an area with some of the world's most polluted canals and rivers. Josh Haner/The New York Times

Ruins of Spanish Town Emerge After Decades Underwater

From Miami to Shanghai: 3C of warming will leave world cities below sea level | Environment | The Guardian

St Thomas Nevada - Lake Mead National Recreation Area (U.S. National Park Service)

Cook Bank building in Rhyolite, Nevada

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Pump stations have started to pop up all over Miami Beach.

It also created Lake Mead, the United States' largest reservoir, with a maximum capacity of nearly 30 million acre-feet.

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The flooding draws scientists, filmmakers, reporters, city officials, and nonprofit organizations,

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The intact stele (1.90 m) is inscribed with the decree of Sa ϊ s

Work on the Tryweryn dam, and views of a forlorn valley

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Kerala flood: Buses submerged

$40bn to save Jakarta: the story of the Great Garuda | Cities | The Guardian

More drowned towns: What was saved, what was lost when creating Alabama's man-made lakes

More drowned towns: What was saved, what was lost when creating Alabama's man-made lakes | AL.com

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More drowned towns: What was saved, what was lost when creating Alabama's man-made lakes | AL.com

More drowned towns: What was saved, what was lost when creating Alabama's man-made lakes

A decayed house in Chernobyl, Belarus on July 9, 2014.

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Lost Towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

A flooded mosque in North Jakarta, Indonesia. Josh Haner/The New York Times

Drowned Towns Potosi 1

US army blasts holes in Missouri levee to save town from flooding destruction

Drowned Towns Jal Mahal 1

Highway 80 in Georgia regularly floods during high tides. This flooding occurred after a storm

The construction of a dam will see the displacement of around 78,000 residents and 400 archaeological

The 9 Most Spectacular Lost Cities in the World

Drowned Towns Jal Mahal 2

Capel Celyn

Construction work underway at Tryweryn

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The ruins of Potosi, Venezuela

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Port Royal was a a key British naval base in the 17th century and centre of the

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Canoeists check out buildings in flooded York

Lost towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

Beneath the surface of Lake Minnewanka, located in Alberta, Canada, rests the remains of a former resort town. (bjuerges/iStock)

Lost Towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

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Lost towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

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Louisiana's Isle de Jean Charles.

Ghost town since 1956

Dunwich England

A flooded highway in Houston

Not flooded, born this way. Peter Gasston, CC BY-NC-ND

The remains of the Old Tigris Bridge in Hasankeyf

Vilarinho, Portugal

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A Houston house sits submerged in floodwater after Hurricane Harvey.

Geamana, with a view of the Apuseni Mountains in Romania

Kekova, Turkey

The lost towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

The Lost Towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

A minaret of tje El Rizk Mosque along River Tigris in Hasankeyf

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Cleopatra's royal quarters remained a secret until 1968 when divers located the ruins

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The Lost Towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

The lost towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

The city was on the verge of becoming the first major urban centre to run out of water but has averted the crisis. But for how long, and at what cost, ...

Fortress ruins in Hasankeyf

The Lost Towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

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The town that disappeared

The Lost Towns of the Quabbin

The former village of Geamana was engulfed by the copper exploitation residues, shown near the

Howard Rogers walks through a flooded street during the King Tides of September 2015.

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Nora, Sardinia

Lost Towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

Unplugging Lake Powell is a beautiful dream, but it would hurt the river more than it would help

Instead of building costly water-treatment plants and dams to protect their citizens from water pollution, cities across the country are investing in green ...

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The lost towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

Metropolis: Shi Cheng, dubbed Lion City after the Lion Mountains that surround it,

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Between 1066 and 1086 more than half of Dunwich's taxable farmland had washed away. Major storms swallowed up more land. By 1844, only 237 people lived in ...

More than a billion gallons of waste enter the river every day. Can India's controversial Prime Minister save it?

We Depend on It. Now We're Drowning in It.

You can't go in the water without special permission or to save someone from drowning.

The Lost Towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

The Lost Towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

Left to Louisiana's Tides, a Village Fights for Time

According to the Monotowns Development Programme, Kirovsk needs to create at least another 3,000 jobs outside the mining industry to revitalize the local ...

Akarmara, a mining town in Abkhazia/Georgia, was abandoned in the early 1990s due to the War in Abkhazia.

Saving forgotten towns

The Lost Towns of the Quabbin Reservoir

The Netherlands, always vulnerable to floods, has a new approach to water management

Between 2000 and 2013 there were more highest-category floods than in the preceding 50. '

... the company and the town to diversify the local economy, Kirovsk remains for now at least, on the Russian government's list of most at-risk monotowns.

After Saving Fire Island, Line of Defense Is Lost to the Sea

These pictures and stories of Wales' lost towns, villages and neighbourhoods are poignant and fascinating - Wales Online

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Rising Waters Threaten China's Rising Cities