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U.S. awards high-pressure gate modification contract for Pinto Dam

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation awarded Associated Underwater Services Inc. a contract for a high-pressure gate modification project at Pinto Dam, part of the Columbia Basin hydroelectric project in Washington.

The contractor will furnish and install a new bulkhead gate and guides to be installed underwater. The contract for the work is worth $705,850.

A new steel and stainless steel high-pressure gate leaf is to be fabricated to replace the existing gate leaf. The contractor also is to supply and install a replacement hydraulic control system.

In other news, the Bureau of Reclamation recently awarded a $7.8 million contract to refurbish the fixed wheel gates and appurtenances at Reclamation's Folsom Dam in California.

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