Estimating Runoff from Precipitation and Temperature
Increasing demands for water and the global climate change resulting from the CO2 buildup in the atmosphere require an improved evaluation of surface-water...

125 KW Small Hydro Power Plant for Escuela El Sembrador Catacamas, Honduras, C.A.

Concepcion Dam Design & Construction Problems and Their Solutions
Concepcion Dam is a curved axis gravity structure 68 m high and 695 m long. It supplies water to Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. The dam contains 290,000 cubic meters of RCC. Challenges...

Electrical Design Survey
In North America, a mini hydro project consists primarily of the civil works which routes water to the turbine generator and the electrical hardware necessary to interface it with a utility....

Problems with Irrigation Technology Transfer in Latin America
Over the last thirty years there has been a significant drop in agricultural production in Latin America, despite the fact that agricultural, irrigation and drainage projects receive about...

Hoover Dam Plus Fifty Years Equals El Cajon Dam
The completion of El Cajon arch dam on the fiftieth anniversary of the completion of Hoover Dam has given the opportunity to compare design and construction of two concrete arch dams constructed...

Irrigation in Latin America
Problems of irrigation in Honduras, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico; nonuniform annual distribution of rainfall combined with good soils and 12 mo growing season favor high level of...

 

 

 

 

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