Outlet Works Modifications at Abiquiu Dam

by Paul R. Kneitz, Tudor Engineering Co, Oakland, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

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


For the installation of a hydroelectric project at the Corps of Engineer's Abiquiu Dam in New Mexico, outlet works modifications that would not affect the structural integrity, safety, or operation of the existing facility were performed. This paper presents a description of the outlet works modifications and a discussion of the principal design and construction considerations.

Subject Headings: Hydro power | Infrastructure construction | Dam safety | Hydraulic models | Structural safety | Power plants | Developing countries | New Mexico | United States

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