The government of Nigeria has awarded a contract to Jacobs Consultancy UK Ltd. of the United Kingdom for consulting services to its National Urban Water Sector Reform Project.
An emergency inspection of all 54 dams on Hawaii's island of Kauai found conditions at every dam that could lead to failure, the Corps of Engineers said.
China completed construction May 20 of the giant Three Gorges Dam wall, a milestone in the world's largest hydroelectric project which is also designed to tame the flood-prone Yangtze river.
TREVIICOS South selected Geotechnology Inc. to provide construction materials testing, cross-hole tomography, and environmental services for the Foundation Modification Project at Tuttle Creek Dam north of Manhattan.
The government of Armenia says it plans to seek bids for a series of contracts for equipment and emergency work under dam safety and irrigation development programs.
Authors compiling a technical manual on the use of plastic pipe in embankment dams are inviting dam owners to submit case studies by April 28 on their use of plastic pipe in such areas as outlet works, spillways, siphons, and toe drains.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) invites expressions of interest by March 29 from consultants to conduct dam safety studies for the Inga hydroelectric complex on the Congo River and for dams in Katanga Province.
West Bengal State Electricity Board (WBSEB) invites bids by March 17 for replacement of penstock equipment at India's oldest hydroelectric plant, the 600-kW Sidrapong project, in Darjeeling, West Bengal State.
The main portion of China's Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydroelectricity project, is expected to be complete by May, nine months ahead of schedule, China Daily reported February 6.