Reclamation Awards $1.6 Million Contract for Grounds Maintenance and Landscaping at Grand Coulee Dam

Media Contact: Lynne Brougher , (509) 633-9503, lbrougher@usbr.gov
Edna Rey-Vizgirdas , (208) 378-5212, ereyvizgirdas@usbr.gov

For Release: September 05, 2017

BOISE, Idaho – The Bureau of Reclamation awarded a $1.6 million contract on August 31 to Taylor Enterprises of Grand Coulee, Washington, for grounds maintenance and landscaping.

The contract calls for providing personnel, materials, tools, and equipment to maintain the Grand Coulee Power Office grounds and associated landscaping. The work includes maintenance of lawns; annual planting and maintenance of flower beds; noxious weed control; pruning and shaping of trees and shrubs; and operation, maintenance, and repair of irrigation systems.

Taylor Enterprises is a 100 percent woman-owned small business that has served federal, state, and local governments as well as commercial, industrial, and residential customers for more than 15 years. Their services include construction cleanup, janitorial and custodial work, floor care, carpet cleaning, and landscaping and grounds maintenance.

Grand Coulee Dam is located on the Columbia River about 90 miles northwest of Spokane, Washington. It serves as a multipurpose facility, providing water for irrigation, hydroelectric power production, flood control, fish and wildlife, and recreation.

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