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penstock

[′pen‚stäk]
(civil engineering)
A valve or sluice gate for regulating water or sewage flow.
(engineering)
A closed water conduit controlled by valves and located between the intake and the turbine in a hydroelectric plant.
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In order to prevent this happening again, we will be using a keep net whenever the penstock valve needs to be opened to ensure no fish are released.
In late 2012, Dorena Hydro also began changing the design of an access road and retaining walls on the steep terrain around the buildings and near the face of the dam, leading to many months of delays in constructing the road and walls, and in backfilling around the penstock, Adams wrote.
The final class of notes, Class D, was issued to cover the structuring and execution costs and is held by Penstock.
The plant monitored system (PMS) to be supplied by Sulzer - Escher Wyss, Zurich, monitors the penstock and tunnel protection, controls the units and maximises the efficiency of each unit.
Tender notice number : Indent_SRB_NSRCPH-Diving operations for sealing of penstock intake gates and draft tube cut off gate
They will try and install the penstock by the end of November," Clemans added.
The solution was developed by HCL's Penstock Product Engineering group, a transformational program designed to launch new-age technology products to solve the operational and transactional data problems of global financial institutions.
The rehabilitation of the hydraulic circuit upstream of the Central Sabart include the following - Replacement air forced two lines (upper part) with two new,- Removal of the former head valves and installation of two new,- Replacement of the discharge pipe and tubing in a part of the former,- Replacement of monitoring and control cables, - rehabilitation of penstocks (bottom horizontal underground).
Meandering through New Hampshire's White Mountains, a large wooden penstock pipeline served as the main water supply for a local hydro facility, Jackman Station.
But the gorge and its wild browns would get a reprieve in 1991, when a penstock burst and filled a section with a flood of flows.
Assembly and Repair of Hydropower Turbines, Head-Gates and Penstock
Tenders are invited for Replacement of trash rack components of penstock gates of Supa dam.