U.S. awards HCMS cavitation repair contract at Lower Granite Dam and hydro project

Hydro Consulting & Maintenance Services Incorporated has been awarded a contract for cavitation repair at the Lower Granite dam and hydro project.

The 810-MW Lower Granite dam and hydroelectric project is located on the Snake River in Washington.

The cavitation repair contract, awarded to HCMS by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is valued at $4.62 million.

The HCMS contract covers cavitation repair of units 3-6.

Construction of Lower Granite began in July 1965. The main structure and three generators were completed in 1972, with an additional three generators finished in 1979.

Lower Granite Dam is part of the Columbia River Basin system of dams.

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