Ridgway Dam Hydro

  • Size: 8.0 MW
  • Date Built: 2014
  • Nearest Town: Montrose, Colorado
  • Head: 150 ft
  • Flow: 440; 60 CFS
  • Unit details: Two vertical Frances; two synchronous generator (7.2 MW, 0.8 MW)
  • Penstock diameter: 72″
  • Penstock length: 110′
  • Additional details: Failsafe bypass control to maintain river flows. Bureau of Reclamation dam.

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