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HydroVision Brasil extends Hydroelectric Projects of the Year nomination deadline

08/16/2013

The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide magazines have extended the deadline to nominate hydropower projects for the HYdroVision Brasil 2013 Projects of the Year program.

Golder Associates wins Corps geotechnical design and engineering contract

08/16/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract worth a maximum of US$5 million to Golder Associates for geotechnical design and engineering services for the Corps' Alaska Division and other areas of the Corps' Pacific Ocean Division.

El Salvador opens tendering for redesigned 65.8-MW El Chaparral hydro project

08/16/2013

El Salvador utility Comision Ejecutiva Hidroelectrica del Rio Lempa (CEL) invites applications for pre-qualification to construct the 65.8-MW El Chaparral hydroelectric project.

U.S. seeks spillway dike stabilization at 494-MW Big Bend hydro project

08/15/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for spillway dike bank stabilization at Old Fort Thompson at the 494.3-MW Big Bend hydroelectric project in South Dakota.

ICOLD Annual Meeting under way in Seattle

08/15/2013

The International Commission on Large Dams is holding its 81st Annual Meeting in Seattle this week, marking the event's first return to the United States since 1988.

Ecuador seeks studies of Olmedo water resources project

08/13/2013

Ecuador's investment institute invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform pre-feasibility and feasibility studies and final design of the Olmedo multi-purpose water resources project in Ecuador's Manabi Province.

Hydropower project tunnel collapse kills four in east China

08/13/2013

Four people were killed when a tunnel collapsed at a Chinese hydropower project early yesterday morning, according to the state-run Xinhua News Agency.

Corps seeks firms to provide dam safety engineering throughout U.S.

08/13/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information from firms capable of performing dam safety engineering work at projects throughout the United States.

ASDSO announces 2013-14 dam safety scholarship winner

08/13/2013

The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) has selected Lacey Albers as the sole recipient of its 2013-14 Senior Undergraduate Scholarship, the Lexington-based organization announced.

HydroVision International 2013 Attendee Choice Awards announced

08/09/2013

 

The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide magazines announced the HydroVision International 2013 Attendee Choice Award recipients during recent event's closing luncheon.

Best Technical Papers awards presented at HydroVision International 2013

08/07/2013

At the awards and luncheon closing finale for HydroVision International 2013 in Denver last week, the winners of the Best Technical Papers awards were announced by Hydro Review Senior Editor Elizabeth Ingram.

Burundi seeks dam safety, environmental assessment panels for 32-MW Jiji, 17-MW Mulembwe

08/07/2013

Burundi's water and electric utility invites expressions of interest from consultants to form a dam safety panel and a social and environmental assessment panel for the proposed 32-MW Jiji and 17-MW Mulembwe hydroelectric projects and a related transmission line in Burundi's Bururi Province.

Corps again extends bidding for civil construction of basin for Charleroi Locks, Dam

08/06/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again extended the deadline for bids for civil construction of an emptying basin for Charleroi Locks and Dam on the Monongahela River at Charleroi, Pa. 

U.S. House committee approves additional small conduit hydro development bill

08/01/2013

The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee has passed a bill that would support a piece of small conduit hydropower that is currently making its way through the Senate.

Tunnel work complete at Nepal's 14-MW Kulekhani 3 hydropower plant

07/31/2013

The final section of tunnel intended to bring water to the Kulekhani 3 hydroelectric plant's powerhouse has been completed, marking the end of a five-year construction process.

Deadline extended again by U.S. for dam safety cutoff wall at East Branch Dam

07/31/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers further extended the deadline for bids for dam safety work to construct a deep cutoff wall at East Branch Dam on the East Branch Clarion River in Pennsylvania.

Mozambique seeks consultants to plan dam design and construction

07/31/2013

Mozambique's national water directorate invites expressions of interest from consultants to plan dam design and construction for multiple uses, possibly including power generation.

Corps extends bidding for civil construction of basin for Charleroi Locks, Dam

07/30/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids for civil construction of an emptying basin for Charleroi Locks and Dam on the Monongahela River at Charleroi, Pa.

U.S. extends bidding for dam safety seepage barrier at Ohio's Bolivar Dam

07/30/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to construct a dam safety seepage barrier at Bolivar Dam, a flood control structure in northeastern Ohio.

Removal of Maine's Veazie Dam begins

07/29/2013

Removal of the Veazie Dam on Maine's Penobscot River has begun, continuing efforts that will restore nearly 1,000 miles of habitat for a number of sea-run fish species.


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