Hydraulic Model Studies for Non-Federal Projects at Federal Dams—A Case Study

by Barend Meiling, Benham-Holway Power Group, Tulsa, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

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


This paper will discuss the hydraulic model studies for hydropower projects developed by Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (a non-federal entity) at existing Corps of Engineers navigation locks and dams on the Arkansas River in Arkansas. Specific topics will include a description of the required model studies, the necessary steps to obtain Corps' approvals of these studies performed at a private laboratory, and the role of Benham-Holway Power Group, in facilitating these approvals.

Subject Headings: Hydraulic models | Case studies | Hydrologic models | Project management | Hydro power | Federal government | Laboratory tests | Power plants | Arkansas

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