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Synonyms for penstock

regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice

conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate

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Although the penstock valve at Swanshurst Park was open for no more than two minutes, on this occasion a number of fish were released inadvertently.
That pending change delayed construction of the valve building and forced Mowat to install sections of the penstock out of sequence, causing more delays, Adams said.
Spirit-I, the first of a series of transactions planned by Penstock, is a static portfolio of 5-year credit default swaps (CDS), written on 134 equally-weighted investment grade companies.
The water comes out of Pyramid Lake and down the 30-foot-diameter Angeles Tunnel, bored through rock, to six 13-foot pipes - called penstocks - that emerge from the hillside above the plant.
35 m nominal internal diameter upstream of each unit, as well as four relief valves with their guard valves to limit the overpressure in the penstock.
Tenders are invited for diving operations for sealing of penstock intake gates and draft tube cut off gates at nagarjunasagar right canal power house for the year 2015-16.
Symbiotics will install a penstock - basically a big tube - through the base of the dam, to pipe water from the reservoir into the powerhouse that is being built downstream of the dam.
HMC, a public sector organization under the Ministry of Industries and Production (MOIP) executed the order for design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of penstock (4 meter dia.
The 30-minute standard tour, which costs $8 for adults, leads visitors - in groups of up to 60 - to the power plant at the base of the dam, onto a balcony that overlooks the eight generators on the Nevada side of the plant, out onto a ramp that provides a view up the mammoth face of the dam, and into a tunnel where a viewing platform takes in one of the enormous penstock pipes through which water is fed to the generators from Lake Mead.
To address these challenges and provide overall operational efficiency, HCL Technologies ("HCL"), India's leading global IT services company, today at the Financial Information Management Conference (FIMA) 2007 announced its Penstock Foundation Data Management Solution for the capital markets business, a modular information integration solution designed to help data management professionals meet contemporary technology demands.
Contract notice: Replacement work air section and rehabilitation of the underground section of the penstock, and renovation and replacement parts of the discharge pipe.
The company is backed by proven, world-class technology for direct bury, slipline, penstock and microtunneling projects, and all products pass rigid quality control procedures to meet or exceed ASTM, AWWA and NSF requirements.
The gorge would remain dry until March 5, 1991, when a 20-foot-wide break in the penstock caused an 1,800-foot section of the pressurized steel pipe to collapse and flood the gorge between the two lower plants.
Brake continued: "The wood stave section of the Penstock is to be replaced with large fabricated steel pipe, approx.
Tenders are invited for nshes-replacement of all the existing corroded,dislocated, deformed trash rack elements in front of penstock gates of nagarjunasagar main power house