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SNC-Lavalin awarded contract for pumped-storage operation and management

ESCONDIDO, Calif. 5/15/12 (PennWell) -- The San Diego County Water Authority has signed SNC-Lavalin's Operations and Maintenance division to a 62-month contract for management of its Lake Hodges Pump Station.

SNC-Lavalin, administering the contract as ProTrans USA, will operate and maintain the 40-MW pumped-storage plant to fulfill the San Diego County Water Authority's 25-year power purchase agreement with San Diego Gas & Electric.

The pumped-storage plant uses water stored in the Olivenhain Reservoir and releases downstream to Lake Hodges.

Toronto-based SNC-Lavalin is an international engineering and construction group with facility operation projects in 100 countries.


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