Publication: Hydro World

First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Modeling of the tailrace at Mailford Dam helped determine the proper location for a fish lift entrance

A three-dimensional computational fluid dynamics model of the tailrace at Milford Dam indicated there would be no areas approaching the entrance to the new fish lift where flow velocity prevented fish from entering the lift. ... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Velocity
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Choosing materials and location for a new ice boom at the Jenpeg Generating Station

During the winter months, production of frazil ice upstream of Jenpeg Generating Station in northern Manitoba has been known to cause operational problems, including the blockage of powerhouse intakes. ... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Learn about what contributed to the success of HydroVision International as it celebrates 20 years

As HydroVision International, the world's largest hydropower event, celebrates 20 years, we take a look back to see how far it's come and learn some of the factors that have contributed to its success. ... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Hydrovision Ltd
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Using the BioPA method to help ensure safety of fish at the 912-MW Priest Rapids project

To help ensure the safety of fish passing through the new turbines at 912-MW Priest Rapids, Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County is employing the BioPA method to analyze the biological performance of proposed designs - and to choose an improved ... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

How deciding to remove a dam avoided significant cost at several of the utility's other hydro plants

It may seem counterintuitive to remove a dam that impounds water for an operating powerhouse, but for Duke Energy this decision avoided significant costs at its other hydro projects and eliminated lost generation resulting from the installation of bypass ... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Emagineered Solutions wins contract for Big Bend monollith joint repairs

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$559,000 contract to Emagineered Solutions Inc. for remedial waterstop repairs in the upstream monolith joints at the 494.3-MW Big Bend hydroelectric project. ... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Significant work may be needed to implement Version 5 of the CIP standards

The new Version 5 of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards must be implemented by all hydroelectric project owners and operators. Depending on the classification of your systems, significant work may be needed. ... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

The high-pressure jacking oil system can cause bearing problems if not properly maintained

The high-pressure jacking oil system on a hydrodynamic bearing is an often-overlooked component that can cause bearing problems if not properly inspected and maintained. ... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Cold Weather Survival program equips plant personnel to survive at remote facilities

Personnel who work at remote hydroelectric facilities, like those in the Northern Manitoba area of Canada, may be faced with an overnight stay outdoors. To ensure worker safety, Manitoba Hydro administers a Cold Weather Survival program that equips personnel ... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Installing lignum vitae bearings at Ameren's 242-MW Osage hydro project

When faced with the need for an efficient bearing solution for the 242-MW Osage hydropower plant, Ameren sought an option that would extend bearing life and found bearings made of lignum vitae wood fit the bill. ... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Hydroelectric Production Incentives Program shows promise to encourage hydro development

With its revival for fiscal year 2014, the Hydroelectric Production Incentives Program shows promise as a new federal revenue stream for hydro facilities. ... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Perspectives: Looking Back

1994 ... 20 years ago: Gasoline was $1.10 per gallon. A U.S. postage stamp cost 29 cents. Apple released its first Macintosh computer using the new PowerPC Microprocessors. ... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]

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...is difficult to measure quantitatively in an experimental setting, so experimental results are presented using general descriptors, such as "low, "medium, and "high." 13 While this lack of data is certainly a limitation, qualitative relationships are still of value when comparing the baseline score to new design scores."

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How deciding to remove a dam avoided significan... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
Using the BioPA method to help ensure safety of... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
Choosing materials and location for a new ice b... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
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Cold Weather Survival program equips plant pers... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
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