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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.
It all depends on stream size, penstock length, and other variables.
Penstock A and Tunnel A had already been plugged with concrete after the accidental discharge of sediment on Aug.
Bradys Lake, main boat ramp; Bronte Lagoon, boat ramp; Four Springs Lake, southern end of the car park; Lake Augusta, boat ramp; Lake Sorell, Dago Point campground; Little Pine Lagoon, main boat ramp; Penstock Lagoon, boat ramp and the Ladies Walk area; Tungatinah Lagoon, boat ramp and Woods Lake, boat ramp.
The proposed generating station includes a dam with a water intake and penstock, powerhouse and tailrace channel.
"Philex is already rehabilitating and strengthening the existing tailings pond and has commenced the construction of an open spillway, which will replace the existing penstock system for water management," Philex president and COO Eulalio B.
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.
Contract notice: sarenne hydroelectric power station - lot 2 - downstream section: drilling and penstock
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.
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.
Contract notice: construction of a network consisting of a dn 600 mm penstock and various accessories (manhole, valves) to replace a pipeline built in about 1976
"Today we have successfully plugged our tailings pond's Tunnel A, and we are now focusing our resources on the making of a spillway to replace the penstock system for draining water from the pond," Philex senior vice president for corporate affairs Michael Toledo said in a statement.