U.S. seeks vertical turbine pump replacement at 250-MW Yellowtail Dam

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to supply a vertical turbine pump for the 250-MW Yellowtail Dam hydroelectric project on the Big Horn River in Montana. Bids are due Aug. 8.

Reclamation’s Great Plains Regional Office also took bids Aug. 5 to supply turbine-generator bearing cooling coils for Yellowtail. Other recent work at the project includes rewinding and refurbishing generators and supply of grouting and inspection tunnel steel paneling.

In a solicitation set aside for small businesses, Reclamation now seeks supply, delivery, and installation of a 100-gallon-per-minute vertical turbine pump including pump, motor, column, lineshaft, discharge head, and screen. The work is valued at between $25,000 and $100,000.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. R13PS60409 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids are due Aug. 8. For information, contact Mike Birkland, Contracting Officer, Bureau of Reclamation, GP-5000, 2021 4th Ave. North, Billings, MT 59101; (1) 406-247-7646; E-mail: ec_helpdesk@nbc.gov.

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