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.