MWH wins USAID Pakistan dam impact assessment project

The Khanpur Lake Dam in Pakistan. MWH won a USAID contract to conduct a social and environmental impact assessment on the Diamer-Bhasha Dam Project in the country. Photo by:  Adeel Shaikh / CC BY-NC

U.S. based international consulting and engineering firm MWH has been tapped to conduct a social and environmental impact assessment on a contentious gravity dam in Pakistan.

MWH won the $18 million cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development, which launched the impact assessment in an effort to identify and address any adverse effect the Diamer-Bhasha Dam Project may have on the nearby communities and the environment.

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