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03/01/2012
Volume 31, Issue 2
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  • Lead Story

  • Article

    • Strengthening Gate Arms at Rocky Reach Dam
      The spillway gates at Rocky Reach Dam are similar in size, design, age and environment to those used at Folsom Dam. To avoid a similar failure, owner Chelan County Public Utility District took proactive measures that resulted in an ongoing program of gate arm monitoring and strengthening.
    • Will FERC Order 1000 Affect Hydro?
      What are the implications of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's new 620-page ruling on interstate transmission for hydropower development?
    • Honoring the Quiet Ones
      Boasting may not be in their DNA, but military veterans are going on well-deserved display thanks to PennWell's Wall of Honor.
    • Executive Interview: Viewpoints from the Board Room: Snohomish County PUD
      Snohomish County Public Utility District is a forward-thinking organization that is focused on developing all of the renewable resources in its own back yard. Although conventional hydro leads the charge, the PUD also is looking at tidal resources, solar and geothermal.
    • Measuring Turbine Geometry at Hydro-Quebec Plants
      Canadian provincial utility Hydro-Quebec has used on-site measurement techniques to determine the geometry of turbines and other components for more than 15 years. As the technology has evolved, so have the types of measurements that can be performed.
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