Civil Works for Hydroelectric Facilities: Guidelines for Life Extension Upgrade

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American Society of Civil Engineers, Jan 1, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 488 pages
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Prepared by the Hydropower Task Committee of the Energy Division of ASCE.

This report explores methodologies and techniques for applying rehabilitation engineering to aging hydroelectric infrastructure. It provides guidelines for life extension and upgrade of hydroelectric works for use by owners, operators, regulators, and engineers who are considering infrastructure rehabilitation or replacement. In addition, the report features relevant case studies that illustrate solutions for improving the performance and extending the service life of civil works of dams and hydroelectric plants.

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The American Water Works Association (AWWA), located in Denver, Colorado, is a 56,000-member organization devoted to assessing, promoting, and recognizing high-quality standards. The Association is the primary source of information for local, state, national, and international standards.

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is America's oldest national engineering association.

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