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U.S. extends call for fish passage design for Washington's Mud Mountain Dam

02/26/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from firms to develop plans and specifications for construction of fish passage at the Corps' Mud Mountain Dam, a flood control structure on Washington's White River.

Irrawaddy River Basin

World Bank’s US$100 million credit to Myanmar continues hydroelectric infrastructure development in Irrawaddy River Basin

02/26/2015

Some of the 20 planned hydropower plants for Myanmar (formerly Burma), which is located in South East Asia, will be constructed within the Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwady in Burmese) River Basin, according to the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Electric Power (MOEP). Myanmar has numerous hydroelectric projects in development, but last December it received a US$100 million credit from the World Bank’s International Development Association after forming administrative apparatus in the public, private and scientific sectors to manage and develop the Irrawaddy River Basin.  

Mauritius Map

Mauritius seeks dam design experts for three dam construction projects

02/26/2015

The government of Mauritius invites expressions of interest from consultants to serve on an independent panel of experts to advise on development, construction and expansion of three dams on the Indian Ocean island.

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Tajikistan seeks design, procurement, construction of 3,600-MW Rogun hydroelectric project

02/26/2015

The agency developing Tajikistan's 3,600-MW Rogun hydroelectric project invites expressions of interest in the design, procurement and construction of Rogun on Tajikistan's Vakhsh River.

U.S. extends bidding again for gate maintenance at 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam

02/19/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers further extended the deadline for bids to perform spillway gate lifecycle maintenance at 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbia River in Washington.

Pakistan further extends civil works call for 2,160-MW Dasu Stage 1 hydro project

02/19/2015

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) further extended the deadline for applications for pre-qualification to perform major civil works construction of the 2,160-MW Dasu Stage 1 hydroelectric project on Pakistan's Indus River.

U.S. extends bidding for renovation, operation, maintenance of 422-MW Hartwell hydro project

02/18/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids for maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, renovation and operation of 422-MW Hartwell Dam on Georgia's Savannah River.

Nominate your plant for the 2015 Hydro Hall of Fame

02/16/2015

The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide are pleased to announce we are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Hydro Hall of Fame.

Site preparation call extended again for BC Hydro's 1,100-MW Peace River Site C hydro project

02/09/2015

Canadian utility BC Hydro further extended the deadline for bids to perform site preparation on the north bank of the Peace River for the proposed 1,100-MW Peace River Site C hydroelectric project in British Columbia.

Nepal seeks design, supervision of 335-MW Upper Arun, 30-MW Ikhuwa Khola hydro projects

02/06/2015

Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) invites expressions of interest to provide detailed engineering design and construction supervision of the 335-MW Upper Arun and 30-MW Ikhuwa Khola hydropower projects.

Zambia seeks construction supervision for Mwomboshi Dam

02/03/2015

The government of Zambia invites expressions of interest for construction supervision of Mwomboshi Dam in Chisamba District of Zambia's Central Province.

U.S. seeks fish passage design for Washington's Mud Mountain Dam

02/02/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites expressions of interest from firms to develop plans and specifications for construction of fish passage at the Corps' Mud Mountain Dam, a flood control structure on Washington's White River.

Locals approve US$7.5 million 1.4-MW Slug of Auchrannie small hydroelectric project in Scotland

02/02/2015

The 1.4-MW Slug of Auchrannie small hydroelectric project received approval from the Angus County Council of Development Standards Committee on Jan. 28 for installation in the Den of Arlie ravine near the town of Kirriemuir in Angus, Scotland. A definite start date for construction has not been announced, but the project proposal application indicates 18 months are needed to complete the run-of-river project on River Isla, estimated to cost about US$7.5 million.

Do whatever it takes, keep the ‘funnies’ dead forever

02/02/2015

In receiving my daily dose of news from the BBC on Jan. 30, I learned Britain celebrated the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill’s funeral with, among many things, radio and television re-broadcasts of the state funeral. 

Pakistan seeks highway move, access road for 2,160-MW Dasu Stage 1 hydro project

01/30/2015

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) invites applications for pre-qualification to relocate a highway and to construct an access road for the 2,160-MW Dasu Stage 1 hydroelectric project on Pakistan's Indus River.

Basin agency seeks design of two French reservoirs, possible hydro projects

01/23/2015

France's Adour River Basin agency seeks bids to design and manage construction of two reservoirs in the basin with possible development of hydro projects.

Repairs to Nepal's 10-MW Sunkoshi hydropower plant estimated at more than US$2.4 million

01/22/2015

Repairs to the Nepal Electricity Authority's 10-MW Sunkoshi hydropower plant are estimated at about US$2.44 million following a landslide that damaged the project last August.

Kenya seeks owner's engineer for construction of Mwache Dam

01/22/2015

The government of Kenya invites expressions of interest to serve as owner's engineer for construction supervision and quality assurance for Mwache Dam in Kenya.

Canada’s US$2.2 billion Lower Mattagami hydroelectric project provides power and empowerment

01/21/2015

Total capacity has increased from 486 MW to 924 MW at four fully operational redeveloped hydroelectric projects on the Mattagami River, according to Ontario Power Generation (OPG), thanks to the newly commissioned US$2.2 billion Lower Mattagami hydroelectric project in the Moose River Basin of northeastern Ontario, Canada.  

HydroVision Russia 2015 keynote address must-see for all hydro industry professionals

01/16/2015

The organizers of HydroVision Russia and POWER-GEN Russia are pleased to announce the support of the Russian Federation's Ministry of Energy and other industry leaders, making the upcoming conference and exhibition an important event for all those working Russia's energy market.

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