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    Hydroelectric power and infrastructure developer MWH Global opens Ethiopia office

    04/10/2013

    Hydroelectric power and wet infrastructure developer MWH Global has opened an office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which the company said will serve as a hub for its construction, engineering and administrative staff in Africa.

    Firms sought for rapid-response work on dams, infrastructure in eastern U.S.

    04/10/2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on small businesses able to provide rapid-response services to repair and rehabilitate dams, reservoirs, and flood and hurricane protection projects in the eastern United States.

    Mozambique seeks river control consultant, hydro-mechanical expert

    04/10/2013

    Mozambique's national water directorate invites expressions of interest from consultants to help monitor international river control agreements and to serve as hydro-mechanical specialist on a water resources development expert panel.

    U.S. extends geotechnical survey bidding for 810-MW Lower Granite Dam

    04/09/2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to perform geotechnical survey work at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

    Corps awards contract for engineering services at Wolf Creek, Center Hill dams

    04/09/2013

    Terracon Consultants Inc. has won a US$5 million contract for geotechnical engineering services from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, primarily at the 270-MW Wolf Creek Dam in Kentucky and 135-MW Center Hill Dam in Tennessee.

    Alkali-aggregate reactions make Mactaquac hydropower project's future unclear

    04/08/2013

    Faulty concrete is forcing Canadian utility NB Power to evaluate the long-term viability of its 672-MW Mactaquac hydroelectric plant, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Emagineered Solutions seeks international partners for gravity dam repair system

    04/08/2013

    Emagineered Solutions, Inc. is looking for qualified international partners to serve as licensed distributors of its CYLutions concrete gravity dam waterstop repair system.

    JW Fishers introduces new low-cost transponder for underwater work

    04/08/2013

    A new line of low-cost acoustic transponders and an interrogator from JW Fishers could help make underwater work for hydroelectric project owners, operators and developers easier, the Massachusetts-based manufacturer said.

    Niagara Tunnel completion important piece for Ontario's hydroelectric power supply

    04/05/2013

    The Ontario government is celebrating following the completion of the Niagara Tunnel Project, which will direct water to the province's 2,000-MW Sir Adam Beck hydropower plant.

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

    04/05/2013

    The Bureau of Reclamation seeks 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.

    Georgia seeks bids to refurbish waterways of 1,250-MW Enguri, 245-Vardnili cascade

    04/04/2013

    Georgia project operator Engurhesi Ltd. seeks bids for civil works construction to refurbish waterways and to construct a new discharge channel for the 1,250-MW Enguri hydroelectric project and the 245-MW Vardnili hydropower cascade on Georgia's Enguri River.

    Seattle hydro utility seeks coordinator for infrastructure construction

    04/04/2013

    Seattle City Light invites applications for the position of senior capital projects coordinator for infrastructure construction related to the utility's hydroelectric facilities.

    India's Uri 2 hydropower project finally nears completion

    04/04/2013

    The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) is hoping to commission its 240-MW Uri 2 hydropower plant by the end of the month, the Indian utility said.

    Albania seeks dam safety program for three hydroelectric projects

    04/02/2013

    Korporata Elektroenergjetike Shqiptare (KESH) invites expressions of interest from consultants to develop a dam safety program and emergency preparedness plans for the 500-MW Fierze, 600-MW Komani, and the 250-MW Vau i Dejes hydroelectric projects on Albania's Drin River.

    Sediment kills thousands of fish downstream from Switzerland's Punt dal Gall Dam

    04/01/2013

    Sedimentation released through the Punt dal Gall dam is being blamed killing thousands of trout and other aquatic wildlife in Switzerland's Spoel River, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Transitions

    04/01/2013

    Greene leaving hydropower project operator TVA

    Dam Safety & Security

    04/01/2013

    Reclamation plans work at Mormon Island, Stampede dams

    Monitoring Environmental Effects of Hydro Projects in Canada

    04/01/2013

    Construction and operation of hydroelectric projects naturally involves effects to the nearby environment. In Canada, a number of parameters must be monitored to evaluate the effectiveness of mitigation and compensation measures undertaken by project owners.

    Improving Debris Management at Lake Lynn Dam

    04/01/2013

    Personnel safety, cost, efficiency and effectiveness were all determining factors when the operators of Lake Lynn Dam and its associated 51.2-MW powerhouse sought a solution to improve debris management practices. The new solution has prevented mechanical failures and reduction in spillway capacity.

    Hydro Currents

    04/01/2013

    House subcommittee reviews two hydro development resolutions


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