Birch Creek Hydro 1

  • Size: 2.7 MW
  • Date Built: 1986
  • Nearest Town: Mud Lake, Idaho
  • Head: 517 ft
  • Flow: 75 CFS
  • Unit details: Twin jet Turgo turbine initially installed; Pelton turbine replacement in 2007; synchronous generator.
  • Penstock diameter: 51″
  • Penstock length: 22,000′
  • Additional details: 700′ tunnel blasted for penstock. 12 miles of new canal. Fish screens installed. Irrigation water.

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