Project: T162700 #0393

The purpose of this study is to capture the essential competencies and best practices (including alternative considerations and economics) necessary to carry out the maintenance and repair of hydro plant penstocks and water conveyance facilities.

  • Maintenance; A level of activity that might include recoating, painting, surface concrete patching, minor grouting, tightening of wood stave metal bands 
  • Repair; refurbishment of minor failed components such as drain piping, gratings, replacement of single support structures, welding of leaking but not failed rivets, on-line sealant repairs and split sleeve repair clamps, overhaul of PRVs