Side Effect of the Cross-Flow Turbine: Improved Water Quality

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by Helmut Erdmannsdoerfer, Ossberger Turbines Inc, Richmond, United States,
Alfred F. A. Patzig, Ossberger Turbines Inc, Richmond, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Waterpower '91: A New View of Hydro Resources

Abstract: The working principle of the Original Cross-Flow Turbine with draft tube demands air induced into the turbine housing to operate at high efficiency. Reoxygenation of water will occur, representing a beneficial side effect to the environment.

Subject Headings: Turbines | Crossflow | Water quality | Hydro power | Power plants | Housing | Water management | Hydraulics |

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