Powell Penstock 4 Repair

REGION / LOCATION

Powell River, BC

PROJECT TYPE

Hydroelectric Projects

COMPLETION DATE

July 2016

SCOPE OF WORK

  • General Contractor for the repairs to 14 ft diameter, 1580 ft long, steel riveted penstock originally constructed in 1925.

Scope of Repair Work Completed

  • Removing and replacing two 50’ segments of pipe from under existing bridge and log flume;
  • Installation of approximately 350 internal repair plates;
  • Chemical removal of 60 cu meters of rock adjacent to penstock and intake structure;
  • Removal and replacement with site assembled expansion joints at 2 locations
  • Refurbishment of existing surge tower.

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