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U.S. extends bidding for dam repair at 2,160-MW John Day hydro project

10/31/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids for dam repair at 2,160-MW John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

Vietnam seeks design to clear reservoir for 260-MW Trung Son hydro project

10/29/2013

Trung Son Hydropower Co. Ltd. invites expressions of interest from consultants to design and oversee reservoir clearance for the 260-MW Trung Son hydroelectric project being built on Vietnam's Ma River.

China seeks hydropower impact study in Changjiang River Basin

10/29/2013

The developer of China's 30-MW Wuxikou Dam project invites expressions of interest from consultants to conduct a cumulative impact assessment of hydroelectric projects on the Changjiang River in China.

Tajikistan renews call for flood warning system for 126-MW Kayrakkum

10/24/2013

The government of Tajikistan has renewed a solicitation for a flood early warning system for 126-MW Kayrakkum Dam on Tajikistan's Syr Darya River.

Bids due to U.S. for electrical equipment, dam repair at 2,160-MW John Day hydro project

10/24/2013

In the wake of the U.S. government shutdown, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers restored the bidding schedule for electrical equipment and for dam repair at 2,160-MW John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

RusHydro, China Three Gorges express interest in joint river control project

10/23/2013

JSC RusHydro and China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) have announced their interest in constructing storage-based hydroelectric projects along feeders of the Amur River.

Afghanistan seeks study, design of Qadis Khordak Dam

10/23/2013

Afghanistan's National Area Based Development Program (NABDP) invites expressions of interest to perform a technical feasibility study and design of Qadis Khordak Dam in Afghanistan's Badghis Province.

Dam release causes flooding in Malaysia

10/23/2013

At least three people are dead and one is missing after flood waters were released from Malaysia's Sultan Abu Bakar Dam.

Canada's BC Hydro seeks diving services throughout British Columbia

10/22/2013

Canadian utility BC Hydro invites applications for pre-qualification to provide commercial diving services to the hydropower utility at locations throughout British Columbia.

Method for Identifying Dynamic Instability of Tainter Gates

10/22/2013

By Keiko Anami, Noriaki Ishii, Charles W. Knisely, Takuma Tsuji and Tatsuya Oku
A method for determining the operational stability of tainter gates has been developed.

Consortium signs concession contract for development of Peru's 300-MW Molloco hydropower project

10/21/2013

The Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) has signed a two-part concession contract with consortium Generadora Electrica Molloco for the development of the 300-MW Molloco hydropower project.

U.S. postpones call for electrical equipment, dam repair at 2,160-MW John Day hydro project

10/21/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has delayed plans to seek bids for electrical equipment and for dam repair at 2,160-MW John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

Nepal seeks design, supervision consultants for rehab of 144-MW Kali Gandaki A hydro project

10/17/2013

Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) invites expressions of interest from consultants to design and supervise rehabilitation of the 144-MW Kali Gandaki A hydroelectric project on the Kali Gandaki River in western Nepal.

Afghanistan seeks bids to build 500-kW Baharak, 500-kW Topchi small hydro projects

10/16/2013

Afghanistan's electricity authority seeks bids for construction of the 500-kW Baharak and 500-kW Topchi small hydro projects in Afghanistan.

Transitions

10/15/2013

Eric Van Deuren joins team at Pacific Gas and Electric

Hydro Currents

10/15/2013

Seattle passes final hurdle for FERC relicense of 1,003-MW Boundary project

Dam Safety & Security

10/15/2013

Flooding causes dam safety concerns in Colorado

New Calibration Equation for the Winter-Kennedy Piezometer System

10/15/2013

A new equation for calibrating data gathered using a Winter-Kennedy piezometer system, tested using data from Unit 4 at the 810-MW Lower Granite project, could provide better correlation of results than traditional methods of calibration.

Underwater technology company expands operation

10/14/2013

Underwater technology developer EdgeTech has expanded its main office in West Wareham, Mass., giving the company more than 30,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space.

Nepal renews call for geologic survey consultants for 140-MW Tanahu hydro project

10/10/2013

Nepal hydro developer Tanahu Hydropower Ltd. has renewed a call for expressions of interest from geologic survey consultants to perform rock mechanical testing for the 140-MW Tanahu hydroelectric project on Nepal's Seti River.


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