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

Abstract: 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: Dams | Hydraulic design | Hydro power | Structural safety | Developing countries | Infrastructure construction | Dam safety | North America | Mexico | United States | New Mexico

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