BBMB is carrying out tendering on behalf of the government of India, which received a loan for the program from the World Bank's International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. (HNN 6/29/06)
Work is to include:
o Identifying state-of-the-art equipment and communication systems to measure hydrological and hydro-meteorological parameters, reservoir levels, releases and allocations from dams, and discharges of rivers in the Sutlej and Beas basins;
o Developing methodology for real-time forecasting of snow and rainfall in the basins and estimating corresponding inflows to reservoirs;
o Developing a real-time decision support system for planning and operational management of reservoirs and for regulation of water supplies from BBMB hydropower projects;
o Real-time forecasting of flood-inundated areas downstream of dams;
o Storage, retrieval, and processing of decision support system outputs for accessibility in control rooms; and
o Installation and testing of the system and operational training.
Expressions of interest are due to the BBMB secretary at the address below by November 21. For information, contact:
o Deputy Chief Engineer, Water Regulation, Bhakra Beas Management Board, Nangal Township, District Ropar, Punjab 140124 India; Fax: (91) 1887-223758; E-mail: email@example.com; Internet: www.bbmb.gov.in;
o Secretary, Bhakra Beas Management Board, 19-B Madhya Marg, Chandigarh 160019 India; (91) 172-2548572; Fax: (91) 172-2549857; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.