Northwest Hydropower News Archives 2010 & Older

Monthly Archives: March 2010

$11M effort to make fish-safe turbine

By Staff Daily Journal of Commerce The US Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded an $11 million contract to Voith Hydro of York, PA for work at Ice Harbor Lock and dam on the Snake River near Burbank. Voith will … Read on 

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Studies about dam removal on track

Interior Secretary to make decision by 2012 By Ty Beaver Herald & News The process to determine whether removal of four Klamath River hydroelectric dams is feasible and the best way to improve the river’s fisheries is on track. About … Read on 

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Planning continues to boost fish populations

New contract seeks safer turbines for fish By Staff Daily News Engineers will develop the first of a new generation of advanced hydroelectric turbines for the Federal Columbia River Power System to provide safe passage for fish, under a contract … Read on 

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Let’s be sure Shoshone Falls’ future is secure

By Editorial Times-News Fifty years is a long time to repent in leisure. So let’s make sure – very sure – of what we’re in for if the Federal Energy Regulatory Agency approves Idaho Power’s plans to replace two small … Read on 

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Power on a small scale

By Mark Freeman Mail Tribune A small local irrigation district is hoping to turn a canal into cash with a small hydropower retrofit that could become a blueprint for creating mini power generators out of the Rogue Valley’s irrigation canals. … Read on 

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Mason Dam turbine work continues

County officials hope to submit application for power-producing turbine by June 1 By Ed Merriman Baker City Herald Baker County Commissioners advanced plans Wednesday for installing a $3.1 million power turbine at Mason Dam, a project that could add up … Read on 

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Dam repairs almost done

The BPA funded the $5 million project on four spillway gates at Foster By Alex Paul Albany Democrat-Herald SWEET HOME — A $5 million repair project on the four spillway gates at Foster Dam is expected to be completed by … Read on 

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