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    Ambuklao Hydropower Project

    105-MW Ambuklao hydroelectric project earns EMS certification

    04/24/2014

    The 105-MW Amuklao hydroelectric plant passed a TUV Rheinland certification audit for Environmental Management System (EMS) with "zero" non-conformity earlier this month.

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    French waterways agency seeks refurbishment of Plancher-Bas Dam

    04/24/2014

    France's navigable waterways agency, Voies Navigables de France (VNF), seeks bids for rehabilitation of Plancher-Bas Dam on the Rahin River in France's Haute-Saone Department.

    Arlen Orchard

    California hydroelectric power operator names new CEO

    04/24/2014

    The Sacramento Municipal Utility District has announced the selection of Arlen Orchard as its new general manager and chief executive officer, effective April 12.

    Satellite

    Satellites could help Brazil's hydroelectric power operators forecast weather patterns

    04/23/2014

    Brazilian researchers have met to discuss the use of satellites to collect hydrometeorological data to better forecast weather-related events.

    Coca Coda Sinclair Hydropower Project

    EPC contractor selects SediCon for Coca Coda Sinclair hydro project desanders

    04/23/2014

    Equipment manufacturer SediCon has been contracted to provide desanding units for Ecuador's 1,500-MW Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric plant.

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    Comments sought on proposed environmental study of Pakistan's 4,500-MW Diamer Bhasha hydro project

    04/23/2014

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks comments on a draft statement of work for an environmental and social impact assessment of Pakistan's proposed 4,500-MW Diamer Bhasha hydroelectric project on the Indus River.

    Fish Protection

    French waterways agency seeks refurbishment of Plancher-Bas Dam

    04/24/2014 France's navigable waterways agency, Voies Navigables de France (VNF), s...

    Modified fish ladders working, Grant PUD says

    04/17/2014 Modifications to the Wanapum and Rock Island Dam fish ladders appear to ...

    U.S. reissues PIT tag tender for Northwest fish passage studies

    04/16/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply more than 1 millio...

    U.S. seeks lamprey passage study at Snake River hydro projects

    04/08/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from small businesses to per...

    Investigation of cracked Wanapum Dam monolith pier continues

    04/02/2014 A team has completed drilling six investigative holes into Wanapum Dam's...

    Climate Change

    California hydroelectric power operator names new CEO

    04/24/2014 The Sacramento Municipal Utility District has announced the selection of...

    Satellites could help Brazil's hydroelectric power operators forecast weather patterns

    04/23/2014 Brazilian researchers have met to discuss the use of satellites to colle...

    Water Quality

    105-MW Ambuklao hydroelectric project earns EMS certification

    04/24/2014 The 105-MW Amuklao hydroelectric plant passed a TUV Rheinland certificat...

    EPC contractor selects SediCon for Coca Coda Sinclair hydro project desanders

    04/23/2014 Equipment manufacturer SediCon has been contracted to provide desanding ...

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