Dillon Hydroelectric Project Performance Versus Expectations

by R. K. Weir, Denver Water Dep, Denver, United States,
W. R. Ivarson, Denver Water Dep, Denver, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

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


The Dillon Hydroelectric Project was commissioned in 1987. Design and construction are briefly described; plant availability is compared with design expectations; and maintenance costs of the plant and outlet works are compared with outlet works maintenance cost prior to construction of the hydroelectric plant.

Subject Headings: Hydro power | Power plants | Construction costs | Hydraulic structures | Maintenance | Cavitation | Conduits | Spillways

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