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Sticky Wickets: Correcting Trashrack Failure at a Pumped-Storage Plant

07/16/2013

After the December 2005 failure of the 450-MW Taum Sauk Pumped-Storage plant, Ameren Missouri personnel discovered portions of the draft tube trashracks from the lower reservoir while cleaning out the tailrace.

International Dams Meeting Comes to Seattle in August

07/16/2013

The International Commission on Large Dams is holding its 81st Annual Meeting in Seattle, Wash., in August. This event is structured for those involved with the development, operation and maintenance of critical water resource infrastructure for dams around the world.

Analyzing the Effects of a Dam Breach on the Lower Susquehanna River

07/16/2013

Simulating the failure of Safe Harbor Dam during "sunny day" and probable maximum flood conditions allowed the determination of the depth, duration and extent of flooding, as well as the elapsed time from dam failure to flood wave arrival at selected locations downstream.

Corps sets industry day for emergency dam repair, infrastructure work in eastern U.S.

07/16/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled an industry day on proposed emergency dam repair and other infrastructure work in the eastern United States.

System for Waterproofing Dam Overcomes Site Challenges

07/16/2013

When previous repairs to the downstream buttresses of Daniel Johnson Dam did not provide long-term satisfactory performance, waterproofing was required to restore the appearance and watertightness of the structure.

Hydro Currents

07/15/2013

Presidential climate change memorandum includes hydroelectric power

Experts meeting to discuss dam safety in Denver

07/11/2013

Dam safety is an issue around the world with billions living in areas that could potentially be affected by infrastructure failure.

Corps extends call for architect-engineers to plan, design water projects

07/10/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from small businesses for architect-engineer services to plan and design Corps water resource projects.

International experts meeting in Denver to discuss hydropower project development

07/10/2013

With hydroelectric power being regarded as an attractive primary option for renewable energy developers around the world, a group of international experts from around the world are meeting in Denver, Colo., for an important discussion on project development.

Swansea Bay hydrokinetic project continues moving forward

07/09/2013

Energy development group Tidal Lagoon Power Limited has reached a significant milestone in the development of a massive hydroelectric power project with the announcement of three design, build and deliver agreements.

Corps seeks bids for lamprey passage in fish ladder at 980-MW McNary

07/08/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from small businesses for a prototype lamprey entrance structure in a fish ladder at 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

Corps seeks architect-engineer services to plan, design water projects

07/08/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites expressions of interest from small businesses for architect-engineer services to plan and design Corps water resource projects.

HydroVision Brasil 2013 Projects of the Year nominations open

07/08/2013

The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide are now accepting nominations for their "Projects of the Year" awards program, which will be awarded during HydroVision Brasil's closing luncheon.

Webcast offers insight into Brazil's hydroelectric power market

07/08/2013

The organizers of HydroVision Brasil have announced an exciting opportunityfor all members of the hydroelectric power industry in anticipation of this year's conference and exhibition.

U.S. seeks bids to refurbish coating systems at Enders Dam

07/08/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to refurbish metalwork coating systems at Enders Dam in Nebraska.

U.S. seeks bids for geophysical surveying of Isabella Dam

07/05/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform geophysical surveying of Isabella Dam on California's Kern River.

Guadeloupe extends call for new dam monitoring of Dumanoir Dam

07/03/2013

The government of Guadeloupe has extended bidding for a new period of auscultation dam monitoring of Dumanoir Dam, in the commune of Capesterre Belle Eau in Guadeloupe.

India developer seeks turnkey construction of 66-MW Loktak Downstream hydro project

07/03/2013

India hydro developer Loktak Downstream Hydroelectric Corp. Ltd. (LDHC) invites applications for pre-qualification for turnkey construction of the 66-MW Loktak Downstream hydroelectric project in India's Manipur State.

U.S. extends bid for Red Bluff Diversion Dam decommissioning for fish passage

07/03/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to decommission the Red Bluff Diversion Dam on California's Sacramento River.

Report shows cause for Vietnam dam collapse

07/01/2013

The Central Highland Gia Lai Province has released its findings after investigating a dam collapse at Vietnam's 5.5-MW Krel 2 hydropower project.


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