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Corps seeks firms to perform hydraulic, hydrologic work in Great Lakes, Ohio River Division


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of providing hydraulic studies for dam break analysis, hydrologic data, drainage system design, flood planning, water quality monitoring and navigation studies.

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Malawi seeks gates, civil construction, weed collector to upgrade Kamuzu Barrage


The government of Malawi seeks bids for gates, civil construction and a jib crane/weed collector for the upgrade of Kamuzu Barrage at Liwonde on Malawi's Shire River.

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Bill could raise spending limit for Reclamation dam safety improvements


A bill introduced to the Senate this past week would adjust the spending cap on dam safety improvements for infrastructure managed by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

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France municipality seeks dam safety work on Meurthe River


The municipality of Greater Nancy seeks bids for engineering services to provide dam safety diagnosis and instrumentation of dams on the Meurthe River in France.

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U.S. seeks new control structure at Saylorville Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to construct a new diversion dam control structure at Saylorville Dam in Polk County, Iowa.

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U.S. to seek bids for lock rehab at Olmsted Dam on Ohio River


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to seek bids for major lock rehabilitation at Olmsted Dam on the Ohio River in Kentucky.

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Costa Rica seeks trash rake for 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project


Costa Rica's electric utility seeks bids to supply a trash rake for the 305.5-MW Reventazon hydroelectric project in the Siquirres area of Costa Rica's Limon Province.

Perspectives: Why Discriminate against Small Hydro?


What is the basis for this discrimination toward existing hydroelectric power plants, and why are they not getting any of these subsidies to stay in business?


USSD announces key dates for 2014 annual conference


The U.S. Society on Dams has announced a number of deadlines in advance of its Annual Meeting and Conference.

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Corps awards contract for conduit and lining replacement at Blakely Mountain hydropower project


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$1.58 million contract to the Hartman-Walsh Painting Co. to replace hydropower conduit coating and lining systems at the 75-MW Blakely Mountain hydropower project.

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Macedonia seeks firms to construct Konsko Dam, hydro project


The Macedonia government invites applications for pre-qualification to construct Konsko Dam, which is to include a hydroelectric project, on Macedonia's Konsko River at Gevgelija.

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Latin bank extends calls for modernization, expansion of 1,890-MW Salto Grande hydro project


The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from consultants to advance modernization and expansion of the bi-national 1,890-MW Salto Grande hydroelectric project on the border of Argentina and Uruguay.

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Corps seeks firms for geotechnical services in east-central U.S.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on architect-engineer firms able to provide geotechnical services for civil work and military projects in its five-state Louisville District.

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Hydroplus wins contracts for two dam projects


Fusegate system developer Hydroplus Inc. has been awarded a pair of contracts for work on two Pennsylvania dams.

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HydroVision Brasil board invites industry members to share expertise


The advisory board for HydroVision Brasil is now accepting abstracts for the 2014 conference program.

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Macedonia seeks dam construction for 70-MW Boskov Most hydro project


Macedonia utility AD Elektrarni na Makedonija (Elem) seeks bids to construct the dam and other civil works of the 70-MW Boskov Most hydroelectric project on the Mala Reka River in western Macedonia.

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Corps awards architect-engineer contract for Great Lakes and Ohio River Division


Tetra Tech/Pond & Co. has won a US$9.5 million contract for architect-engineer services for a range of military and civil works projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Great Lakes and Ohio River Division.

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Dam collapses at India's 4.8-MW Alea hydropower project


A reservoir burst at the 4.8-MW Aleo hydropower project sent thousands of cubic meters of water rushing downstream, though no casualties have been reported.

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French department seeks dams rehab, fish passage construction


France's Somme Department seeks bids to rehabilitate three dams and to construct fish passage at two of them on the Somme River.

Hydro Buyer's Guide website update provides great new features


An update to the Hydro Buyers' Guide online at provides a clean new look and many updated features, including products and services grouped into seven broad categories for ease of use.

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