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Project

:

Turbine Feed Water Supply, Big Fork,
Montana

Owner:

PacifiCorp

Application:

Replacement of Turbine Feed Water
Supply

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acifiCorp selected Weholite HDPE pipe to replace the
woodstave water supply line to their hydro electric
generating station in Big Fork, Montana. The pipe
was required to double the feed water supply to a 4.1
megawatt unit. 1700’ of 120” diameter pipe was installed as
an inverted siphon operating with internal pressures of 5 psi.

The project featured several large radius bends.
The pipes were joined using full wall extrusion welds.

CASE
112
Project:
Turbine Feed
Water Supply,
Big Fork,
Montana

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Hydro Power Plant
Water Supply