Experience • Engineering

Upper & Lower Swift Creek Hydroelectric Project

  • Client Lower Valley Energy & Town of Afton

  • Location Afton, Wyoming

  • Services Engineering, Design, Construction Administration

Project Highlights

  • Completed a hydroelectric facility in an existing historical structure that was abandoned during the 1960’s. The project was split into upper- and lower-units including dam rehabilitation, penstock replacement for production of electricity, and powerhouse refurbishment with all new equipment. Upper unit included 7,000 feet of 43-inch and lower included 1,800 feet of 48-inch steel penstock.

  • Coordinated facility start-up and development of operations and maintenance program.

  • Installed 900 kW and 700 kW generators.

  • Minimized facility foot print and used an existing building for the power equipment.