Senegal River agency seeks electric equipment study at Diama Dam

The multi-nation Senegal River management agency invites expressions of interest from consultants to study restoration of electrical and electronic equipment at Diama Dam. Responses are due July 31.

The Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du Fleuve Senegal (OMVS), which includes Senegal, Guinea, Mali, and Mauritania, plans to restore electrical and electronic equipment and to automate control and measurement systems at Diama. In a separate solicitation, OMVS seeks restoration of cathodic protection equipment for submerged structures at Diama.

The dam, on the Senegal River in Senegal, is part of the Senegal River Basin Regional Hydropower Development Project overseen by OMVS. OMVS also seeks expressions of interest by August 11 for technical assistance to build the 59-MW Felou hydroelectric project on the Senegal River in Mali. (HNN 7/14/08)

Documents for the current solicitations may be obtained from the address below. Expressions of interest and qualifications, for both solicitations are due by 10 a.m. July 31. They are to be labeled either:
o �Manifestation d’interet pour la Selection d’un consultant pour la realisation de l’Etude de renovation des installations electriques et electroniques, des automatisms et des systemes de commande et de measure du barrage de Diama/SOGED� or
o �Manifestation d’interet pour la Selection d’un consultant pour la realisation de l’Etude de renovation du dispotif de protection des structures metalliques immerges du barrage de Diama/SOGED.�

For information, contact:
o Haut Commissariat de l’OMVS, 46 Rue Carnot, BP 3152, Dakar, Senegal; (221) 823-4530; Fax: (221) 822-0163; E-mail:; Internet:,;
o Cellule Nationale OMVS de Guinee; (224) 60-229919; E-mail:;
o Cellule Nationale OMVS du Mali a Bamako, BP E 2618 Zone Industrielle, Bamako, Mali; (223) 221-0574; Fax: (223) 221-6281; E-mail:;
o Cellule Nationale OMVS de la Mauritanie a Nouakchott, BP 355, Nouakchott, Mauritanie; Tel/Fax: (222) 525-8442; E-mail:;
o Cellule Nationale OMVS su Senegal a Dakar, 59 Mermoz extension sur la VDN Pres AFRICATEL AVS, BP 4021, Dakar, Senegal; Tel/Fax: (221) 864-2796; E-mail:;
o Direction Generale de la Societe de Gestion et d’Exploitation de Diama (SOGED), BP 5048, Nouakchott, Mauritanie; (222) 524-2458; Fax: (222) 524-4535; E-mail:

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