Confidential Hydropower Project: Inspection and Condition Assessment

Confidential Hydropower Project: Inspection and Condition Assessment

Client: WSP
Project Location: USA

Disciplines: Civil/Structural, Mechanical
Keywords: Power Generation, Hydro, Penstock, Inspection, Assessment, Dam Safety
Status: Completed

EnFlux Engineering Ltd. was mandated to perform a detailed inspection of the existing penstocks and supporting structures to obtain a better understanding of the current condition of the penstock and supporting structures, to identify any immediate risk and mitigate it by design/repair and to determine the fitness for service of penstock for proposed pump storage development. EnFlux prepared a thorough inspection scope that allowed fitness for service assessments per API 579 standard.


= Scoping field inspection to gather data for condition assessment per API579 FFS standards,
= Field inspection support,
= Condition assessment of existing steel penstocks and remaining life calculations,
= Reporting the findings of the inspections and condition assessment, and
= Results of the condition assessment are used for the detailed design of the new hydroelectric development.