Rehabilitation and Replacement of Slab and Buttress Dams at the Wissota Hydroelectric Project

by Bruce H. LaMar, Northern States Power Company, Eau Claire, United States,
W. Robert Ivarson, Northern States Power Company, Eau Claire, United States,
Karen Tenke-White, Northern States Power Company, Eau Claire, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

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

Abstract: The Wissota Hydroelectric Project is a 70 year old slab and buttress dam which required rehabilitation due to deteriorating concrete. Due to restrictions imposed by the FERC and Owner, an innovative design and construction sequence of repair activities was required to rehabilitate the structure.

Subject Headings: Rehabilitation | Hydro power | Slabs | Concrete dams | Power plants | Deterioration | Owners | Innovation

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