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Hydropower facilities and dams cannot be operated and maintained without a strict adherence to standards for personnel, dam and equipment safety, and security. Dams and hydro plants are critical infrastructure, and their staff are irreplaceable.

 

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Breakfast Roundtables

Thursday, July 18, 2024 | 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Location TBA

Join us on Thursday for roundtable discussions that give you opportunities to network with peers while engaging with industry experts. Roundtables focused on specific industry topics are moderated by leading professionals in each field. 

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Hydroelectric Generation and Storage Facility and Systems Monitoring using Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing Technology

Thursday, July 18, 2024 | 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM | Exhibit Floor Booth 128

Be a part of our onsite knowledge hubs where you can connect and learn. Hydroelectric energy production, storage, and transport facilities are rightfully designated as critical infrastructure resources. Effective and efficient management of these resources requires real-time measurement data from many different elements.

KNOWLEDGE HUBS

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    • Operations and Maintenance
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    In this session, attendees will learn how hydropower producers are recognizing and responding to a variety of threats that can make continued reliable operations and maintenance a challenge. Panelists ...
    • Industry Trends and Analysis
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    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 ...
8:00 AM
    • Breakfast Roundtables
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    Pre-registration for this event is required. This event includes an additional fee unless you have an All Access pass. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com. Join ...
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
    • Operations and Maintenance
    304
    Manitoba Hydro's Keeyask Generating Station was recently placed in commercial service (2022). A huge island of peat was noted approaching the dam, and efforts were made to remove the island by boat. T ...
    • Environmental Issues and Water Management
    301
    The recent failure of a dam in Libya, killing more than 10,000 people, highlights the need to rethink dam safety and potential life. A large dam will have a long life -- unless it fails. Few, if any, ...
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 ...
2:30 PM
    • Environmental Issues and Water Management
    301
    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in the U.S. requires its licensees to apply the storm-screening protocol during Part 12 inspections or after a major storm event. This presentation will discus ...
    • Industry Trends and Analysis
    302
    The U.S. hydro industry is using dam safety risk analysis and dam safety risk-informed decision-making, prompted by new regulations of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Dam safety risk, ...

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