Marginal Small Hydro Can be Made Viable

by E. A. Farag, SNC Ltd, Albany, NY, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Power '87


This paper presents the design and construction aspects of a 1,235 kW small hydro power development, comprising a new dam, gated spillway, intake canal, intake, penstock, tunnel, in-ground powerhouse and tailrace canal. The work was completed in 8 months based on critical planning and optimum design, operation and construction efficiency.

Subject Headings: Canals | Hydraulic design | Hydro power | Power plants | Concrete dams | Water intakes | Gates (hydraulic) | Tunnels

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