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Hydropower plants are robust and reliable assets, and maintaining that reliability requires proper maintenance and monitoring. Systems available for these tasks can save operators time and money and give staff the information and time to concentrate on vital issues.

 

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Case Studies on Operation and Maintenance of Hydro Plants

Wednesday, July 17, 2024, | 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM | Exhibit Floor Booth 128

Knowledge Hubs are targeted presentations for pockets of education. This session will present three case studies on various operation and maintenance topics for hydropower plants. These case studies can be helpful for plant owners and operators to learn from best practices.

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Problem-Solving: Identifying Root Causes and Corrective Actions

Wednesday, July 17, 2024, | 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM | Room 302

In this presentation, the speaker will present different electrical issues or troubleshooting problems to the audience to see how they would have fixed/repaired a problem. 

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10:45 AM
    • Operations and Maintenance
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    In this discussion, panel members will provide strategies for improved productivity, enhanced safety, and lower cost. The session will review: Improved productivity: Routine maintenance minimizes equi ...
1:00 PM
    • Operations and Maintenance
    304
    Hydro plant reliability is the fundamental most important attribute required by all water delivery owners. One of the most significant contriutions to hydro plant reliabilty is the rewind of generator ...
    • KNOWLEDGE HUB Equipment and Technology
    Exhibit Floor Booth 128
    There are over 91,000 dams in the U.S., of which about 2,300 produce power, with an average age of 61 years old. Our reliance on hydropower is growing, but we are faced with infrastructure that is rap ...
2:30 PM
    • Industry Trends and Analysis
    302
    In this presentation, the speaker will present different electrical issues or troubleshooting problems to the audience to see how they would have fixed/repaired a problem. The speaker will provide the ...
10:15 AM
10:45 AM
    • Industry Trends and Analysis
    302
    Engaging the future hydropower workforce comes with challenges that look different than the challenges of the past. Understanding these challenges is critical for the industry to be successful. It is ...
11:15 AM
    • KNOWLEDGE HUB Equipment and Technology
    Exhibit Floor Booth 128
    Hydroelectric energy production, storage, and transport facilities are rightfully designated as critical infrastructure resources. Effective and efficient management of these resources requires real-t ...
1:00 PM
    • KNOWLEDGE HUB Equipment and Technology
    Exhibit Floor Booth 128
    A Micro Seismic Resonance (MSR) method has been developed to improve seepage characterization through, beneath, and around dams. MSR is a passive seismic method that detects zones of higher permeabili ...
1:45 PM
    • Operations and Maintenance
    304
    This presentation delves into best practices and recent innovations in temperature measurement technology from a field installation/operations perspective. A vast majority of the temperature measureme ...
2:00 PM
    • KNOWLEDGE HUB Equipment and Technology
    Exhibit Floor Booth 128
    The construction of high dams has led to significant challenges in managing flow rates discharging over spillways, resulting in cavitation damage on hydraulic surfaces. To address this, aerator device ...

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