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Swansea Bay hydrokinetic project continues moving forward


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

4 Hot Trends in Civil Structures and Dam Safety


By Bethany Duarte
Four key trends — managing aging infrastructure, using new technology, managing risk and dealing with seismic issues — are concerning and exciting dam owners and operators worldwide.

Opening the Door to India's Small Hydro Capacity


By David Appleyard
Development of small hydro projects in India is beset with challenges, but mechanisms can be adopted that could secure a major slice of its potential.

Tech Notes


Developing Integrity Confidence in an Aging Turbine Fleet


By Annette Karstensen and Robert Dillon
Hydro Tasmania has introduced integrity assessments of critical turbine components. These assessments help the utility improve its understanding of potential risks within the turbine portfolio.

Guadeloupe seeks new dam monitoring of Dumanoir Dam


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

U.S. hydro project operator seeks asbestos removal at seven Wyoming sites


The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids for removal and disposal of asbestos at seven sites in Wyoming at or near the locations of several major Reclamation hydro projects.

California water agency seeks dam safety engineer


The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California invites applications from candidates to serve as a dam safety engineer in MWDSC's Infrastructure Unit for the Safety of Dams Team.

Pakistan's 22-MW Jabban hydropower plant nears completion


Members from Pakistan and France were on hand at a ceremony inaugurating the 22-MW Jabban hydroelectric plant after a seven-year rehabilitation project was completed earlier this week.

EDF reissues call for civil construction for new powerhouse at 187-MW Kembs


Electricite de France (EDF) has reissued a solicitation for civil works construction for a new powerhouse of the 187-MW Kembs hydroelectric project on the Rhine River in France's Alsace Province.

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