New News information at International Water Power New and updated information from News listed on www.waterpowermagazine.com http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/ en-us http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/ New News information at International Water Power http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Floodgate replacement work begins at Tom Miller Dam, US http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsfloodgate-replacement-work-begins-at-tom-miller-dam-us-6715806 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsfloodgate-replacement-work-begins-at-tom-miller-dam-us-6715806 by <br/> <br/> The Lower Colorado River Authority has begun an 18-month, multi-million dollar project to remove and replace each of the nine floodgates at Tom Miller Dam in central Austin. The floodgates were installed during construction of the dam in the late 1930s. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 12:28:00 GMT Bison Peak project may not require federal license http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsbison-peak-project-may-not-require-federal-license-6715710 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsbison-peak-project-may-not-require-federal-license-6715710 by <br/> <br/> A 360MW pumped storage project planned for California, US, may not need a federal license, the developers have reported. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:49:00 GMT JRC dam break analysis assists response to Laos dam incident http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsjrc-dam-break-analysis-assists-response-to-laos-dam-incident-6711847 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsjrc-dam-break-analysis-assists-response-to-laos-dam-incident-6711847 by <br/> <br/> A dam break analysis has been carried out by scientists from the Joint Research Centre (JRC) to aid the emergency response efforts following the failure of a dam at the under construction Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Power Project in Laos on 23 July. Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:38:00 GMT American Governor to replace PGE governor fleet http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsamerican-governor-to-replace-pge-governor-fleet-6711843 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsamerican-governor-to-replace-pge-governor-fleet-6711843 by <br/> <br/> Portland General Electric (PGE) has awarded American Governor Company (AGC) a multi-year contract to replace all 16 hydro governors in its hydro fleet, spread across six hydropower plants. Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:36:00 GMT OPG acquires US small hydro operator http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsopg-acquires-us-small-hydro-operator-6710361 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsopg-acquires-us-small-hydro-operator-6710361 by <br/> <br/> Canadian utility Ontario Power Generation has agreed to acquire Eagle Creek Renewable Energy LLC (Eagle Creek), an operator of small hydropower facilities in the US, in a deal valued at around US$298 million. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:30:00 GMT Dulas completes hydro scheme on existing Welsh Water reservoir http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsdulas-completes-hydro-scheme-on-existing-welsh-water-reservoir-6709234 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsdulas-completes-hydro-scheme-on-existing-welsh-water-reservoir-6709234 by <br/> <br/> Renewable energy consultancy Dulas has completed a 250kW hydroelectric scheme at Welsh Water’s existing Llys y Frân reservoir. Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:19:00 GMT PNG Power partners with IFC for power projects http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newspng-power-partners-with-ifc-for-power-projects-6709228 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newspng-power-partners-with-ifc-for-power-projects-6709228 by <br/> <br/> PNG Power Limited and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, are working together to identify ways to stimulate private investment and expertise to boost power generation in Papua New Guinea, including through greater use of renewable energy sources. Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:17:00 GMT Repair work begins at Steinaker Dam, US http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsrepair-work-begins-at-steinaker-dam-us-6708661 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsrepair-work-begins-at-steinaker-dam-us-6708661 by <br/> <br/> The US Bureau of Reclamation has begun modification work at Steinaker Dam, near Vernal, Utah, to repair a slope failure on the upstream face of the right abutment and flatten the slope of the abutment. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:26:00 GMT Mekong River Commission starts consultation for Pak Ly project, Lao PDR http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsmekong-river-commission-starts-consultation-for-pak-ly-project-lao-pdr-6705855 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsmekong-river-commission-starts-consultation-for-pak-ly-project-lao-pdr-6705855 by <br/> <br/> A six-month consultation process has begun for the proposed 770MW Pak Lay hydropower project on the Mekong mainstream in Lao PDR, the Mekong River Commission has announced, despite Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith’s recent announcement that investments in new hydropower in the country will be suspended. Sat, 11 Aug 2018 14:20:00 GMT ZRA provides update on Kariba Dam water level http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newszra-provides-update-on-kariba-dam-water-level-6705854 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newszra-provides-update-on-kariba-dam-water-level-6705854 by <br/> <br/> The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has upped water allocation to Kariba Dam, with the power plant expected to increase power generation. Sat, 11 Aug 2018 14:02:00 GMT