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The Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a $19.7 million construction contract to NW Construction Inc. of Bozeman, Montana, for Boca Dam safety modifications. Boca Dam, 6 miles northeast of Truckee, will be modified to better resist seismic forces during an earthquake. Construction may begin as early as April 2019 and continue until October 2020. Learn More →
- Colorado River
Robert Pike, P.E., has been selected as the Bureau of Reclamation's Chief of Dam Safety. Pike will oversee the Dam Safety Program, which evaluates safety deficiencies and implements proactive solutions at dams across Reclamation. The Dam Safety Program is composed of two components, The Safety Evaluation of Existing Dams and Initiating Safety of Dams Corrective Actions Program. The Safety Evaluation of Existing Dams program is responsible for performing site evaluations and to identify dams that pose an increased risk to the public and to complete the related analyses needed to expedite corrective action decisions and safeguard the public and associated resources. Learn More →
- Hoover Dam
To address significant urban growth and additional water demands in Boise's Treasure Valley, a study has been launched to explore the feasibility of increased storage at Anderson Ranch Dam. The Bureau of Reclamation has begun exploratory drilling at Anderson Ranch Dam located on the south fork of the Boise River in south-central Idaho.