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  • Old Hydroelectric Mill Speaks To The Preservation Of Killingworth's Past

    Old Hydroelectric Mill Speaks To The Preservation Of Killingworth's Past
    "We have no plans for it and we don't know what to do with it." Those words were spoken by Stanley Bates, a planner for the state parks and forests nearly 37 years ago shortly after Oscar Swenson sold the "old Forster powerhouse" and 40 acres surrounding...
  • Letters: Using water in efficient ways

    Re "Liquid energy," Opinion, March 3 In referring to the energy used to pump imported water over mountains, Catherine Wolfram and David Zetland should remember that what goes up must come down. Water that is pumped up a mountain comes down the other...
  • Walking through feeder pipe

     
    March 1976: Workman walks through water feeder pipe during construction of Castaic Hydroelectric Power Plant....
  • Tiny Conowingo cottages must face 21st-century standards

    Tiny Conowingo cottages must face 21st-century standards
    Peg Niland's father did not let the lack of a road stop him from building a summer cabin 64 years ago. When the Conowingo Power Co. made lots available for nominal leases in northern Harford County, he chose one on Broad Creek, had lumber tossed from a...
  • Table Talk: Lost City Diner finally materializes

    Table Talk: Lost City Diner finally materializes
    Let's just say that hydroelectric dams haven't taken as long to complete as the Lost City Diner, Joy Martin's long-awaited project in the Charles North neighborhood. There were rumors of activity on the corner of Charles and Lafayette in early July,...
  • Look inside the Lost City Diner

    Look inside the Lost City Diner
    Let’s just say that hydroelectric dams haven’t taken as long to complete as the Lost City Diner, Joy Martin’s long-awaited project in the Charles North neighborhood. There were rumors of activity on the corner of Charles and...
  • Another day of high water and rising rivers in Maryland

    Another day of high water and rising rivers in Maryland
    After heavy rains from remnants of Tropical Storm Lee washed away bridges and roads, overwhelmed sewage systems and may have contributed to at least one Baltimore-area death, the runoff threatened to overwhelm Maryland towns along the Susquehanna River...
  • Hydropower and Energy Efficiency Receive Top Honors

    To encourage sustainability in Harford County, County Executive David R. Craig recently formed the Green Team as one of his Environmental Initiatives. The goal of the Green Team is to guide energy and resource efficiency practices in the county. To...
  • Solar Energy: The energy producing and saving home is very doable

    Solar Energy: The energy producing and saving home is very doable
    This informative, helpful article, "The energy producing and saving home,"  is written by Ben Cuker, professor of marine and environmental science at Hampton University in Hampton, Va.  His solar-powered home is on tour Oct. 1-2 for the Hampton Roads...
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  • Work at Conowingo Dam to delay traffic on Route 1

    Personnel from the Conowingo Hydroelectric Station will move crest gates Thursday from the upper parking lot at the Conowingo Visitor Center to the Conowingo Dam after the completion of regular maintenance and repairs. To move these large crest gates,...