Washington State legislators release statement on future of Columbia River Basin dams

U.S. Senator Patty Murray and Washington Governor Jay Inslee have released a joint statement regarding the need for action on salmon and the future...
Kerr Dam Oklahoma

Two contractors killed during core drilling work at GRDA’s 128-MW Kerr project

Two contractors who were performing core drilling have been killed after an explosion trapped them inside a tunnel at Kerr Dam. Grand River Dam Authority...
Tarbela 5th visit

Update: Construction on 1,530-MW Tarbela 5th Extension Project to begin in July

The 1,530-MW Tarbela 5th Extension Hydropower Project is moving forward, with construction work on the project scheduled to begin in July 2021, according to...
Castaic Dam modernization

California DWR to begin two projects for Castaic Dam modernization

Two key projects are set to begin as part of ongoing modernization work at Castaic Dam in Los Angeles County to reduce risks from...

FEMA awards $50 million to state of Nebraska for Spencer Dam disaster

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated more than $50 million to Nebraska for the Spencer Hydroelectric plant and dam as a direct result...
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World Bank releases Good Practice Note on Dam Safety

The World Bank has released a Good Practice Note on Dam Safety that includes sample frameworks for main dam safety plans as well as...

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