Stave Falls Dam (Blind Slough)

Mission, BC

Replacement of 4 radial gates

BC Hydro mandated HMI for the supply, installation and the commissioning of four new radial gates and embedded parts.

New hydraulic hoist system

The work also consisted in the replacement of the existing chain hoists with new hydraulic cylinders.

Gate assembly done in British-Columbia

BC Hydro mandated HMI for the supply, installation and the commissioning of four new radial gates and embedded parts.

Performance achieved upon first trials

The work also consisted in replacing the existing cable hoist by hydraulic hoists.

The challenge

  • Develop efficient construction methods to ensure the implementation of these complex structures.
  • Maintain a recall plan to allow for emergency spilling during the whole project.

The result

  • Project completed under the spillway gate rehabilitation program partnership developed with BC Hydro.
  • Received recognition from BC Hydro on the work completed at site in regards to overall safety, workmanship, design and quality on the gates and guides.

Value

$ 29.5 Million

Year

Completed in 2012

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