by Alexander Danilevsky, (M.ASCE), Consulting Engr.; New York, N. Y.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1984, Vol. 54, Issue 11, Pg. 54-57

Document Type: Feature article


In 1986, when its six turbine/pump-generator/motor units will be in operation, the Bath County Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project in Virginia will be the world's largest. Capacity will be 2,000 Mw and the rockfill/earthfill dam of the upper reservoir will be the highest dam east of the Mississippi. Harza Engineering Co. is the designer.

Subject Headings: Earthfill dams | Turbines | Waste storage | Water storage | Energy storage | Hydro power | Rockfill dams | Rock fills | Virginia | United States | Mississippi

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