Under the terms of the contract, and as specific task orders are issued, URS will provide the USFWS with various engineering services that include:

• Safety evaluation of existing dams.

• Rehabilitation, reconstruction, and/or modification to resolve dam safety deficiencies.

• New construction design.

• Other associated work.

The five-year contract has a maximum aggregate value of US$10M.

USFWS operates approximately 200 dams and facilities associated with fish and wildlife conservation, and the Dam Safety branch is responsible for establishing, managing and overseeing USFWS’ dam safety programme.