Norway agency to seek rehab of 1-MW Tisleifjord Dam

HONEFOSS, Norway 4/24/12 (Pennwell) — The organization that regulates flows in Norway’s Begna River watershed announced it plans to take bids to renovate 1-MW Tisleifjord Dam and powerhouse. A site visit and conference are scheduled May 9.

Foreningen til Begnavassdragets Regulering (FBR) is responsible for operation and maintenance of 20 control facilities, including dams, gates, and power stations, in the Begna catchment.

The organization seeks engineering work on Tisleifjord dam and the power plant building. Work on the dam is to include raising and reinforcement of the structure, drainage ditches, manholes for leakage measurement, anchor bolts, and wells. Other work includes concrete renovation of dam pillars, plates, flood overflow, hatch housing foundation, and a bridge. Power plant work includes construction of a new power station building and waterway in concrete.

A site visit and conference are scheduled at noon May 9. FBR plans to pre-qualify prospective bidders before issuing a solicitation expected in May.

For information, contact Foreningen til Begnavassdragets Regulering, Postboks 23, Fossvn. 7-9, Attn.: Guttorm Dyrland, 3502 Honefoss, Norway; (47) 35935000; E-mail: guttorm.dyrland@skagerakenergi.no.

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