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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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The turbines use a portion of the water flowing down New Post Creek to generate electricity by moving water 250 metres through a penstock to the power house on the Abitibi River.
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.
They will try and install the penstock by the end of November," Clemans added.
Each penstock feeds a column of water to its own turbine.
After falling downhill, the penstock terminates in a small shed or, to give it its fancy name, powerhouse.
the estimated quantities are as follows: the surface to be cleaned up is about 715 m 2 , - the estimated amount of mca is about 176 m 3 on about 118 ml of penstock.
The proposed generating station includes a dam with a water intake and penstock, powerhouse and tailrace channel.
3, in Itogon, Benguet, include the construction of an open spillway and the sealing off of Penstock B and Tunnel B.
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.
Veidekke will build a new settling chamber, penstock and a power station.
Two Westermo DDW-100 line extenders were then used in the lagoon and in the control panel to extend the network to the Penstock 3 lagoon, some 5 km from the terminal.
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.
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.
Philex is already rehabilitating and strengthening the existing tailings pond and has commenced the construction of an open spillway, which will replace the existing penstock system for water management," Philex president and COO Eulalio B.