The Corps of Engineers plans to seek proposals for fish counting services at eight mainstem hydroelectric dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers in the Corps’ Portland and Walla Walla districts. The solicitation will be issued about Dec. 6, with proposals due about Jan. 5, 2007.
Fish counters are to identify and count adult fish, either by direct visual or by video, as they pass through fish ladder counting stations at the 1,092.9-MW Bonneville, 1,807-MW Dalles, 2,160-MW John Day, 980-MW McNary, 603-MW Ice Harbor, 810-MW Lower Monumental, 810-MW Little Goose, and 810-MW Lower Granite projects. The contract term is expected to be for one base year, and could include as many as four optional years.
The solicitation (No. W912EF-07-R-0001) will be issued in electronic format only on the Federal Technical Data Solutions (FedTeDS) system at www.fedteds.gov. Vendors must be registered in FedTeDS and Central Contractor Registration, www.ccr.gov.
For information, contact Carol Stimmel, Corps of Engineers, 201 N. Third St., Walla Walla, WA 99362-1876; (1) 509-527-7207; E-mail: email@example.com.