Plant Performance Investigations

  • Governor tuning, trouble-shooting and performance testing
  • Turbine efficiency, hydraulic stability and general unit performance testing
  • Unit and station dispatch optimisation
  • Unit overloading capability assessment

Technical Specifications and Contracts

  • Repair, replacement, upgrade of unit components
  • Generating unit upgrade and/or refurbishment
  • Generating units and/or equipment for new hydro developments
  • Turbine hydraulic model testing
  • Analysis of existing gates, and detailed design of new gates
  • Assistance with tendering process and contract negotiations

Hydro Development Studies

  • New hydro development
  • Upgrading of existing units and stations
  • Performance enhancement studies
  • Pre-feasibility and feasibility studies

Site Supervision

  • Installation works
  • Plant repair and/or refurbishment
  • Performance testing
  • Commissioning

Concept and Detailed Engineering Design and Design Reviews


Comprehensive Dam Safety Reviews


Technical Specialist Advice

  • Speed governors
  • Hydraulic turbines
  • Reliability of hydraulic gates
  • Dam safety critical plant
  • Operation and maintenance

General Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and Project Support


  Hydropower Engineering have brought "world-class" expertise in mechanical and electrical aspects of dam safety to partner Damwatch in more than ten comprehensive dam safety reviews of major hydro assets in several countries.
At Damwatch we have a huge respect for Hydropower Engineering's expertise in power station equipment, working closely with them on new hydro opportunities.  

Peter Amos
Managing Director
Damwatch Services Ltd

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