Canyon Hydro has the expertise and machinery to assess, dismantle, repair, rebuild (or replace), and reassemble your existing hydropower components.
Canyon Hydro occupies a unique position as a U.S. manufacturer with in-house design and machining capabilities along with full turbine refurbish field service crews. This potent combination can expedite the work while reducing your risk.
From individual parts to the replacement of the entire water-to-wire package, Canyon has the ability to deliver exactly what you need, within the dimensional constraints of your existing facilities.
Deer Creek Refurbishment Project
Old Deer Creek Head Cover
Old Deer Creek Runner
Deer Creek Head Cover after refurbishment
New Deer Creek Runner
Deer Creek Runner Installation
Canyon services include:
Development of required drawings
Laser scanning of hydraulic surfaces
Complete mechanical and hydraulic design
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Finite Element Analysis
Wicket gates, wear rings, nozzles
Full turbine machining
Onsite machining and line boring
Our engineering team is ready to assist with any stage of your project. Our long history of manufacturing and repair can provide a nimble and efficient approach to resolving hydroelectric facility problems.
Canyon Hydro maintains an impressive array of high capacity, precision machinery, both conventional and CNC-controlled. We've recently doubled the capacity at our dedicated CNC facility. Our largest CNC mill is a 7-axis machine able to accommodate components up to 3 meters (16 feet) diameter, 11 meters (36 feet) long, weighing up to 15 tons.
For more information about Canyon's machining abilities, see our table of maximum capacities.
Our goal at Canyon Hydro is to return you unit to service as quickly as possible with field service and the highest quality replacement components. Please contact us if you would like more information or a quote.
El Vado Runner Refurbishment
El Vado Runner as recieved.
El Vado Runner in Sumas
El Vado Runner in Sumas after refurbishment
Navajo Dam Refurbishment
Navajo Dam head cover and wicket gate assembly at start
Navajo Dam new runner blade position scan
New Navajo Dam runner mounted on refurbished shaft
Navajo Dam head cover assembly installation
Navajo Dam refurbished turbine