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Wanapum Dam

Grant PUD releases initial report on Wanapum Dam fracture

05/14/2014

A mathematical error made during the pre-construction design of Wanapum Dam was the primary contributing factor in creating a spillway fracture discovered earlier this year, Grant County Public Utilities District said.

Casecnan Hydropower Project

U.S. seeks dam safety study of Philippines' 150-MW Casecnan Dam

05/14/2014

The U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corp. (OPIC) seeks proposals for an independent consultant to assess potential dam safety issues at 150-MW Casecnan Dam in the Philippines.

More than just one more meeting

05/13/2014

During the average week, I attend quite a few meetings. This week, I have 15 (admittedly, this is an abnormal week, I do not usually have quite so many meetings).

Saylorville Lake

Jensen wins contract to construct new diversion dam control structure at Saylorville Dam

05/12/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$9.29 million contract to Jensen Construction Co. to construct a new diversion dam control structure at Iowa's Saylorville Dam.

Lakhwar

India state extends qualifying to build 300-MW Lakhwar hydro project

05/12/2014

State utility Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. (UJVNL) has extended the deadline for applications for pre-qualification to construct the 300-MW Lakhwar multi-purpose hydroelectric project on the Yamuna River in India's Uttarakhand State.

St. John's Bay

EdgeTech unveils new underwater surveying tool

05/12/2014

A new bathymetry system from underwater technology developer EdgeTech allowed the company to map Canada's St. John's Harbor in less than three hours.

Trinidad Dam

U.S. seeks firms for dam monitoring instruments for Colorado's Trinidad Dam

05/08/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to install dam monitoring instrumentation at Trinidad Dam on Colorado's Purgatoire River.

Mount Coffee Hydropower Plant

Liberia again qualifies firms to rehabilitate 60- to 80-MW Mount Coffee hydro project

05/08/2014

The government of Liberia invites applications for pre-qualification to reconstruct the main dam and rehabilitate the powerhouse of the 64-MW Mount Coffee hydroelectric project in Liberia.

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SMUD awards owner's engineer contracts for Iowa Hill pumped-storage project

05/07/2014

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District has selected a number of companies to provide owner's engineers services for its proposed 400-MW Iowa Hill pumped-storage hydroelectric plant.

Yamanli 2 Hydropower Project

Turkey developer seeks civil, hydro-mechanical works for 80-MW Yamanli 2 hydro project

05/07/2014

Turkish hydropower developer EnerjiSA Enerji Uretim A.S. seeks bids for civil and hydro-mechanical works of the 80-MW Yamanli 2 hydroelectric project on Turkey's Goksu River.

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Consulting firm Kleinfelder earns industry honors

05/06/2014

Kleinfelder has been named No. 39 in Engineering News-Record's 2014 Top 500 Design Firm rankings, making it one of the most profitable employee-owned engineering, architecture and science consulting firms in the United States.

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Rockslide kills three working on Albania's Moglice hydropower project

05/06/2014

Norweigian utility Statkraft A.S. has reported three workers were killed this past week by a rockslide while securing the slopes along a public road leading to the area for the Moglice hydroelectric project in southern Albania.

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Corps seeks relief well and geophysical survey services in eastern U.S.

05/05/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites expressions of interest in performing foundation pressure relief well and geophysical survey services at civil works projects in the Corps' Great Lakes and Ohio River Division.

Site C Hydropower Project

Site C hydropower project clears CEAA environmental review

05/02/2014

Development of BC Hydro's Site C hydropower project is moving forward after the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency's Joint Review Panel completed a review earlier this week.

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Pakistan seeks construction of 3-MW Thak Nullah hydro project

05/02/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to construct a 3-MW hydroelectric project near Chilas on Thak Nullah in Diamer District of Pakistan's Gilgit Baltistan Region.

British Columbia

195-MW Forrest Kerr hydroelectric plant nears completion

05/01/2014

Canadian utility AltaGas Ltd. has announced the start of waterflow at its 195-MW Forrest Kerr hydropower project.

Two contracts awarded for lock rehabilitation at Olmsted Dam

04/30/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded two contracts for lock rehabilitation at Olmsted Dam on the Ohio River in Kentucky.

U.S. extends bidding to modify fish channel at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam

04/29/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to modify a juvenile fish collection channel at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

Workers building hydro plant in Nepal trapped in tunnel by landslide

04/28/2014

The bodies of three workers have been recovered from a tunnel under construction at the 25-MW Upper Madikhola hydro plant in western Nepal, news sources report.

U.S. seeks firms for gate repairs at Raystown Dam in Pennsylvania

04/28/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to repair tainter gates at Raystown Lake Dam on the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River at Hesston.

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