West Dam Hydroelectric

Potsdam, NY

Project Details

  • Category: energy-generation
  • Job Type:Hydro
  • Location: Potsdam, NY
  • Schedule: On time

Scope of Work

Upgrading existing hydro facility. Installing rock anchors at existing dam. Drilling and blasting immediately adjacent to existing dam for new intake, tailrace, and turbine generator.


Working in very close proximity to existing dam. Working behind a cofferdam installed to divert water away from work area. Working to high tolerances on both rock removal and vibration criteria.


Work completed safely and on schedule.


Detailed planning and logistics, along with a team approach, result in a quality, safe project.