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Wells Dam Various Projects

Lund Engineering, working with Jacobs Civil for Douglas County PUD, has provided mechanical design and controls expertise for several projects at Wells Dam in eastern Washington since 2002. Projects include:

*Rehabilitation and improved controls of a damaged spillway gate rope hoist
*Preparation of bid documents for a large turbine intake trash rake cleaner
*Investigation of compressed air supply upgrades for the unique high volume breathable air requirements at the dam
*Rehabilitation of the wheels and bearings of an underwater gate
*Rehabilitation of damaged hoist blocks
*Repair and improvements to gantry crane hoist controls. Involved replacement and programming of new variable frequency drives.