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Montgomery Locks and Dam

U.S. seeks firms to install gates at Montgomery Locks and Dam

07/08/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to install replacement gates at the Corps' Montgomery Locks and Dam on the Ohio River near Beaver, Pa.

Casecnan Dam

Knight Piesold wins OPIC contract for Casecnan Dam safety assessment

07/07/2014

The U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corp. (OPIC) has awarded a US$14,900 contract to Knight Piesold to assess potential dam safety issues at the 150-MW Casecnan Dam in the Philippines.

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BC Hydro seeks stakeholder services for large projects

07/03/2014

Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to provide stakeholder engagement services when required for its large infrastructure projects in British Columbia.

FWEE Hydro Cache Challenge

FWEE invites public to learn more about hydropower projects with geocaching

07/02/2014

The Foundation for Water & Energy Education is offering a new program to help encourage the public to learn about hydroelectric power projects within America's Pacific Northwest.

Big Efforts for Small Hydro at Choloma Project

07/01/2014

An innovative, collaborative effort combines six rivers, six intakes, one steel tank and a powerhouse to create the 9.7 MW Choloma hydroelectric project in Guatemala.

Rehabilitation of Turbines at the Ohakuri Hydro Power Station

07/01/2014

Turbine rehabilitation at the 112 MW Ohakuri Hydro Power Station in New Zealand was owner Mighty River Power's most complex program of works of any it had previously performed.

Trimble Lock and Dam

U.S. seeks scour repair at three hydro projects on Arkansas' McClellan-Kerr system

07/01/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform scour damage repair at dams of three hydro projects on the Corps' McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System.

Wanapum Dam

Grant PUD updates status of Wanapum Dam repairs

06/26/2014

Contractors are working around the clock in preparation for final reinforcing repairs of a cracked Wanapum Dam spillway, operator Grant County Public Utilities District said.

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Sinohydro signs civil works contract for San Jose hydropower project

06/26/2014

China's Sinohydro Corporation has signed a contract to carry out large-scale civil works associated with the construction of Bolivia's 124-MW San Jose hydropower project.

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HydroVision International technical tour registration deadline extended to July 2

06/26/2014

The deadline to register for each of HydroVision International 2014's three technical tours has been extended to Wednesday, July 2, but space is limited and filling quickly.

Corps of Engineers

U.S. seeks firms for dam safety geotechnical, drilling work

06/25/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Huntington District seeks information on firms able to perform dam safety geotechnical and drilling work at Corps facilities throughout the United States.

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HydroVision International: A cornucopia of events “under one roof”

06/25/2014

A stator winding maintenance workshop. A 5K fun run. Meetings of multiple organizations affiliated with the hydroelectric power industry. Research updates and findings. These and many more co-located events are being offered “under one roof” with HydroVision International 2014 in Nashville.

Great Falls Hydropower Project

Canada utility seeks civil construction to refurbish turbine-generator at 133-MW Great Falls hydro project

06/25/2014

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to perform civil construction related to refurbishment of the Unit 4 turbine-generator at the 133-MW Great Falls hydroelectric project in Manitoba.

Ituango Hydropower Plant

Colombia extends call for technical evaluation of 2,400-MW Ituango hydro project

06/24/2014

Colombia utility Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from consultants to perform a technical evaluation of the 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project in Colombia.

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Bolivia seeks EPC construction of two-plant, 200-MW Miguillas hydro project

06/23/2014

Bolivia utility Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) invites expressions of interest to construct the two-plant, 200-MW Miguillas hydroelectric project in La Paz Department.

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20 for 20: Celebrating 20 Years of HydroVision International

06/19/2014

To celebrate HydroVision International's 20th year, HydroWorld.com will highlight a facet of the upcoming conference and exhibition in each of the 20 days leading to the event.

Dam Safety & Security

06/19/2014

Collection of articles covering safety and security of dams and civil structures for June 2014

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Solomon Islands extends call for developers of 20-MW Tina River hydro project

06/19/2014

The government of the Solomon Islands has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from firms to develop the 20-MW Tina River hydroelectric project on a build-own-operate-transfer basis.

Mechanical Couplings Replace Welding at Canoe Creek

06/18/2014

With its lush greenery and old-growth trees, the Pacific Rim Rainforest is a beautiful place to visit. But it can be a difficult place to work: annual precipitation is among the highest in the world, and the terrain can be steep and uneven.

Studying Net Evaporation from the Eastmain-1 Reservoir

06/18/2014

A first-of-its-kind study of net evaporation at a hydroelectric facility reveals that the project has very little effect on the loss of water to the atmosphere as compared with pre-impoundment conditions.

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