Experience • Engineering

Little Dell Penstock and Hydropower Project

  • Client Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities

  • Location Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Services Design

Project Highlights

  • The Little Dell Penstock was designed and constructed to enable draining of the Mountain Dell Reservoir, facilitating a complete rehabilitation of the Mountain Dell Dam.

  • Provided 5,000 feet of 36-inch ductile iron pipeline bypassing the reservoir and tying into the headworks of Parley's Water Treatment Plant.

  • Designed penstock to provide bypass capability of the reservoir in case of any contaminant spill to the reservoir; penstock crosses a state highway, community golf course, and the abutment of the Mountain Dell Dam.