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Proper attention to dam safety is vital to protect downstream life, property and habitat. Safety concerns include sinkholes, seepage, internal erosion and seismic issues.

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California hydro power utility seeks generation civil engineers

01/30/2013

California hydro power utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co. seeks applications from candidates for two positions, as power generation civil project engineer and senior power generation civil project engineer.

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Corps awards contract for dam safety improvement programs

01/23/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$6 million contract to HNTB-Kleinfelder JV for specialized architect-engineer support for its dam safety programs.

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Corps awards contract for dam safety improvement programs

01/23/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$6 million contract to HNTB-Kleinfelder JV for specialized architect-engineer support for its dam safety programs.

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GEI Consultants performs dam safety and management work in Colorado

01/23/2013

GEI Consultants, Inc., has been awarded several contracts through its Denver office for a variety of geotechnical, environmental consulting and planning services related to the dam safety and operations in Colorado.

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GEI Consultants performs dam safety and management work in Colorado

01/23/2013

GEI Consultants, Inc., has been awarded several contracts through its Denver office for a variety of geotechnical, environmental consulting and planning services related to the dam safety and operations in Colorado.

Pacific Gas & Electric seeks deputy chief dam safety engineer

01/22/2013

California-based Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (NYSE: PCG) seeks applications from candidates to serve as deputy chief dam safety engineer for dams and related facilities in the utility's hydroelectric system.

Pacific Gas & Electric seeks deputy chief dam safety engineer

01/22/2013

California-based Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (NYSE: PCG) seeks applications from candidates to serve as deputy chief dam safety engineer for dams and related facilities in the utility's hydroelectric system.

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Vietnamese prime minister calls for improvements to country's dam safety evaluations

01/17/2013

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked Vietnam's various authorities to evaluate all of the country's hydroelectric projects in order to increase its dam safety, HydroWorld.com has learned.

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Vietnamese prime minister calls for improvements to country's dam safety evaluations

01/17/2013

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked Vietnam's various authorities to evaluate all of the country's hydroelectric projects in order to increase its dam safety, HydroWorld.com has learned.

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Reclamation addresses dam safety at 2,078-MW Hoover

01/15/2013

Deficiencies identified in a recent U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspection of Hoover Dam are causing the Department of Reclamation to take "aggressive steps" in addressing them, HydroWorld.com has learned.

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Reclamation addresses dam safety at 2,078-MW Hoover

01/15/2013

Deficiencies identified in a recent U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspection of Hoover Dam are causing the Department of Reclamation to take "aggressive steps" in addressing them, HydroWorld.com has learned.

Indonesia seeks consultants to prepare dam safety plans

01/14/2013

The government of Indonesia invites expressions of interest from consultants to prepare emergency action plans for 24 dams.

Indonesia seeks consultants to prepare dam safety plans

01/14/2013

The government of Indonesia invites expressions of interest from consultants to prepare emergency action plans for 24 dams.

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Massachusetts governor to decide on dam safety improvement bill

01/09/2013

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is considering a bill recently approved by the state's legislature that would help improve dam safety.

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Massachusetts governor to decide on dam safety improvement bill

01/09/2013

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is considering a bill recently approved by the state's legislature that would help improve dam safety.

What's In Store for Hydro Power in 2013?

01/09/2013

This is one of those questions that you really need a crystal ball to answer. Hydropower is a dynamic industry that is constantly growing and changing. So what is on the horizon for this industry as we ring in 2013?

What's In Store for Hydro Power in 2013?

01/09/2013

This is one of those questions that you really need a crystal ball to answer. Hydropower is a dynamic industry that is constantly growing and changing. So what is on the horizon for this industry as we ring in 2013?

Massachussets legislature approves plan to improve dam safety

01/02/2013

The Massachusetts legislature has approved a US$17 million allocation that will pay for the repair or removal of unsafe, abandoned or useless dams, HydroWorld.com has learned.

Massachussets legislature approves plan to improve dam safety

01/02/2013

The Massachusetts legislature has approved a US$17 million allocation that will pay for the repair or removal of unsafe, abandoned or useless dams, HydroWorld.com has learned.

Albania seeks rehabilitation, modernization of 14 dams

12/28/2012

Albania's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Consumer Protection invites expressions of interest from consultants to supervise rehabilitation and modernization of 14 dams during 2013 and 2014.

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