Dam Safety

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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Latest Dam Safety News

U.S. extends bidding for dam safety civil construction at 3.65-MW Stampede Dam

03/13/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids from small businesses to perform dam safety civil construction at 3.65-MW Stampede Dam on California's Little Truckee River.

Clark Canyon Dam

Reclamation begins dam safety evaluations at Montana's Clark Canyon Dam

03/13/2013

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will conduct an exploratory drilling program at Montana's Clark Canyon Dam in Montana as part of its ongoing dam safety analysis program, HydroWorld.com has learned.

Vietnam seeks expert panel for dam safety program

03/12/2013

Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development seeks a regional expert to serve on an expert panel for its dam safety program.

FERC seeks structural engineer for Division of Dam Safety

03/12/2013

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seeks candidates to serve as a structural civil engineer in its Division of Dam Safety and Inspections in Washington.

Wolf Creek Dam

Corps completes pile concrete work at Wolf Creek Dam

03/08/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Nashville District has poured concrete for the last pile of the Wolf Creek Dam's barrier wall as part of a dam safety improvement project, HydroWorld.com has learned.

French hydro operator seeks dam reinforcement at 45-MW Seyssel hydro project

03/06/2013

Hydropower utility Compagnie Nationale du Rhone (CNR) seeks bids to reinforce the dam of the 45-MW Seyssel hydroelectric project on France's Rhone River.

Bolsover Dam

Canada improving dam safety with Bolsover replacement

03/04/2013

The Canadian government has awarded Metric Contracting Services Inc. a US$20.3 million contract to improve dam safety along the Trent-Severn Waterway.

Dam Safety & Security

03/01/2013

Emagineered Solutions installs waterstop at Wanapum Dam

DamWatch: New Monitoring Technology for Dam Safety

03/01/2013

Many parameters must be monitored and significant data recorded to ensure safe operation of a dam. A new software system designed to monitor and store data related to dam safety, now being rolled out in 47 U.S. states, could be useful to concerned hydroelectric project owners and operators.

Worthington offers full line of waterway barriers for hydropower projects and dams

03/01/2013

Worthington Products offers a number of products designed for dam safety, debris and ice control, fish guidance and other hydropower project applications.

FERC seeks dam safety civil engineer for Atlanta office

02/27/2013

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seeks candidates to serve as a dam safety civil engineer in its Atlanta Regional Office.

U.S. to seek bids for dam safety civil construction at Mormon Island Dam

02/26/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation plans to seek bids for dam safety civil construction including an overlay of Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam, part of the 198.72-MW Folsom Dam hydroelectric project on California's American River.

U.S. seeks dam safety civil construction at 3.65-MW Stampede Dam

02/22/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids from small businesses to perform dam safety civil construction at 3.65-MW Stampede Dam on California's Little Truckee River.

Beaver Creek Reservoir

Colorado announces dam safety improvements at Beaver Creek Reservoir

02/14/2013

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will begin a two-year repair project to increase dam safety at Beaver Creek Reservoir this summer, allowing its 4,400-acre-foot reservoir to be filled again by mid-2015.

TVA says river control program prevents millions in flood damages

02/06/2013

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) averted more than US$800 million in flood damages to communities along the Tennessee River and its tributaries through its dam management programs in January.

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URS Group wins contract for Corps dam safety work

02/05/2013

URS Group Inc. has received a US$6 million contract award for specialized architect-engineer services for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' dam safety program.

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Vietnam introduces dam safety draft legislation

02/05/2013

Hydropower project owners and operators will soon face penalties for not conducting routine safety inspections if a new piece of draft legislation is approved, sources have reported.

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.

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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