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22/01/12. Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. The Blue Nile Falls has been reduced to a comparative trickle since the river was dammed upstream for hydro-electric power, which has diverted up to 95% of the volume. Known locally as Tis Abay (Smoke of the Nile) or Tis Isat (Water that Smokes), it is nowadays hard to see why. Photo credit: Jane Hobson.