Hidroeléctrica El Canadá

Client ENEL Guatemala
Location Guatemala
Schedule 2012

Project Detail

 

47 MW, forebay, commissioned 2012
Annual production of 178 GWh, Net head is 380 m and discharge is 15 m3/s.
Dredge size: 10”/12”. The forebay has a total capacity of about 200 000 m3 and a live storage of 185 000 m3.

Implementation: The SediCon Dredge was installed, tested and commissioned in December 2011 / January 2012.

Results: Water jetting in combination with gravity powered suction removed 8 years old and 8m thick cohesive sediments. Sediment deposits were removed at an average rate of more than 100 m3 per hour.

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