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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.
The water comes out of Pyramid Lake and down the 30-foot-diameter Angeles Tunnel, bored through rock, to six 13-foot pipes - called penstocks - that emerge from the hillside above the plant.
It all depends on stream size, penstock length, and other variables.
Contract notice: removal and disposal of asbestos-containing materials (asm) within the scope of work to replace the saint-lary penstocks (65).
Penstock A and Tunnel A had already been plugged with concrete after the accidental discharge of sediment on Aug.
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.
Philex said Penstock A, which drains water to a large tunnel, had been completely plugged.
The company is backed by proven, world-class technology for direct bury, slipline, penstock and microtunneling projects, and all products pass rigid quality control procedures to meet or exceed ASTM, AWWA and NSF requirements.
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.
Brake continued: "The wood stave section of the Penstock is to be replaced with large fabricated steel pipe, approx.
Tenders are invited for Overhauling of penstock alongwith arresting of water leakages in penstock pipes by replacement of flux packing seals of 06 no.
The leak was found near an underground tunnel, beneath a penstock which channels rainwater out of the dam and toward the closest waterway, the Balog Creek.