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PUD Approves Rock Island Dam Modernization

Chelan PUD Commissioners held a special end of year meeting Friday to approve updated plans for modernization of 4 turbines at Rock Island Dam. In a PUD press release, General Manager Steve Wright said the board approved an offer from the low bidder, Andritz Hydro Corp. of North Carolina that will save the district’s rate payer’s $1.24 million in discounts The contractor will also complete the work six months earlier than previous estimates. The time frame will help the PUD meet guidelines under its Habitat Conservation Plan.

Thank you Ron