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U.S. Seeks Turbine Blade Packing for
810-MW Little Goose Hydro Project

by Staff
HydroWorld, November 24, 2014

Little Goose Dam in remote SE corner of Washington State impounds the Lower Snake River and negatively effecting Idaho's salmon migration to the sea. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply turbine blade packing for six units of the 810-MW Little Goose hydroelectric project on the Snake River in Washington. Bids are due Dec. 2.

The Corps' Walla Walla District solicited information in November on firms able to install new digital governors at Little Goose. It awarded a contract last year to Skyward Construction Inc. to supply replacement hoists on the north shore fishway entrance and another in 2012 to COH Inc. for gantry crane work at the project.

In a solicitation set aside for small businesses, the Walla Walla District now seeks bids to supply rubber back-to-back split-blade packing for Kaplan turbine blades of Units 1-6 at Little Goose.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site,, by entering the number W912EF15Q0012 in the "Keyword/Solicitation #" box.

Bids are due by Dec. 2. For information, contact Lana Murry, Purchasing Agent, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, 201 N. 3rd Ave., Walla Walla, WA 99362-1876; (1) 509-527-7217; E-mail:

U.S. Seeks Turbine Blade Packing for 810-MW Little Goose Hydro Project
HydroWorld, November 24, 2014

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