WaterPower & Dams

  • NPR's Planet Money features the world's biggest battery

    NPR's Planet Money features the world's biggest battery

    Stantec hydropower experts contributed to this feature on the world's biggest battery: pumped storage. Hear about our clients' quest to bottle natural energy resources.

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  • Sustainability drives dam development

    Sustainability drives dam development

    Recently, Stantec's Global Dams Practice Leader, Michael Rogers, sat down with International WaterPower & Dam Construction Magazine to discuss sustainability surrounding dam developments.

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  • The 10 Largest Pumped-Storage Hydropower Plants in the World

    The 10 Largest Pumped-Storage Hydropower Plants in the World

    The largest market driver of pumped storage is aggressive renewable-energy goals that are pushing regional power grids to the edge of instability,” states Don Erpenbeck, Global Market Sector Leader.

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  • Conveying water in steep heights: Solutions for a hydropower project in the Andes Mountains

    Conveying water in steep heights: Solutions for a hydropower project in the Andes Mountains

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  • Viewpoints from the board room:  Mario Finis, Stantec

    Viewpoints from the board room: Mario Finis, Stantec

    Mario Finis talks with the editor of Hydro Review about the future of hydropower in the United States, global industry trends, and the MWH and Stantec merger

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  • Three reasons you should care about dam safety

    Three reasons you should care about dam safety

    Your phone rings at 2 a.m. The person on the other end is frantic. They say that your dam is failing. What do you do?

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  • The future of American hydropower

    The future of American hydropower

    Discover the four hydropower projects built along the Ohio River for American Municipal Power and the future of hydropower in the United States.

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  • From organized chaos to tranquility: Reflections on the Panama Canal Expansion

    From organized chaos to tranquility: Reflections on the Panama Canal Expansion

    Two years after its completion, the site of the Third Set of Locks presents a jamais vu experience to one of the original designers

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  • The perfect battery: Pumped storage hydropower is reliable, rechargeable, and clean

    The perfect battery: Pumped storage hydropower is reliable, rechargeable, and clean

    In the search for better renewable energy options, pumped storage hydropower projects may be the solution, but regulations hinder development

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  • Stantec at HydroVision:  Three leaders reflect on past conferences

    Stantec at HydroVision: Three leaders reflect on past conferences

    Stantec’s Hydropower experts share their memories of the annual HydroVision International conference.

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  • Featured in Power: Willow Island Hydro - A small but mighty marvel on the Ohio River

    Featured in Power: Willow Island Hydro - A small but mighty marvel on the Ohio River

    Stantec’s Stephen Panozzo is featured in an article that explores how a utility designed and constructed a hydropower plant on a constricted site without disrupting commercial traffic

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  • The jurisdictional connectivity of water resources: The Columbia River Basin

    The jurisdictional connectivity of water resources: The Columbia River Basin

    The regulatory connections of the Columbia River Treaty and how they affect the use of the Columbia River Basin.

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  • It’s important to focus on the positives of major projects. How do you do it?

    It’s important to focus on the positives of major projects. How do you do it?

    Struggling with negative perceptions? Here’s how to involve local workers, build lifelong relationships, and get the community on board

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  • Asset maintenance and the build – neglect – rebuild paradigm

    Asset maintenance and the build – neglect – rebuild paradigm

    In general, a large number of infrastructure issues are the result of poor maintenance and asset management.

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  • Inside AMP's new run-of-river hydropower plants

    Inside AMP's new run-of-river hydropower plants

    The four hydropower projects built by American Municipal Power are highlighted in the September/October 2016 issue of Renewable Energy World Magazine.

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  • Edition 3: Expanding global commerce, building water infrastructure

    Edition 3: Expanding global commerce, building water infrastructure

    The Panama Canal – which handles 5 percent of the worldwide shipping trade – recently completed a massive $5.2 billion expansion project.

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  • Finishing the job in New Orleans

    Finishing the job in New Orleans

    Industry and government are leveraging the advantages of design-build to ensure that New Orleans is ready for the 2017 hurricane season.

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  • Infrastructure investments pay off long term; hydropower is great place to start

    Infrastructure investments pay off long term; hydropower is great place to start

    Upgrading turbines and generators at existing hydropower plants can provide clean electricity for future generations

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  • Does dam size matter?

    Does dam size matter?

    What does the future hold when it comes to dams?

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  • Take a tour of world record arch dams with ENR

    Take a tour of world record arch dams with ENR

    Engineering News Record lists 5 impressive arch dams around the world. The article highlights our experience building arch dams globally.

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