Jobs and People

The Bureau of Reclamation has selected Nick Williams to serve as the new manager for the Power Office in Interior Region 7 – Upper Colorado Basin, headquartered in Salt Lake City. Williams will oversee the operation and maintenance of hydropower facilities in four states. Key aspects to this position are making sure each facility operates...
Dam Safety

Rezatec, in association with Detection Services, will provide geospatial analytics to monitor structural and environmental change at Hunter Water’s Grahamstown Dam until 2023. After a successful initial deployment, which proved correlation of Rezatec’s analytical insights with previous events and subsequent works, Hunter Water has moved forward with a three-year subscription to monitor the dam in...
Environmental

Electric utilities in the western U.S. are dealing with significant impacts due to wildfires raging in the region, with 87 large fires having burned more than 4.6 million acres in 10 states, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. Several utilities have released updates, including PacifiCorp, the California Department of Water Resources, Pacific Gas &...
Jobs and People

The Tennessee Valley Authority has achieved recognition for the fifth consecutive year as a “Top 10 Employer” for its support of U.S. military veterans in the workforce. The Military Friendly Employer designation is based on public data sources and a proprietary survey among hundreds of companies. TVA’s ranking puts it among the Top 10 employers...
Dam Safety

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) has submitted to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer its status report summarizing the department’s actions during and after the failures of the Edenville and Sanford dams in May and outlining the status of reviews of the state’s dam safety operations. The Preliminary Report on the Edenville Dam...