Clowhom Powerhouse Structures

Lower, Upper Head-works and Weir, Sechelt, BC

VVI Construction completed construction of two 11-megawatt River Hydro Project 25 km northwest of Sechelt consisting of two run-of-river hydro projects on the Upper and Lower Clowhom Rivers. This project was with Hydromax Energy LTD and Canadian Projects Limited of Calgary, Alberta providing the project engineering and construction management from concept through to commissioning. The project consisted of two head-work intakes; one with a unique weir equipped with a hydraulic water level control plate, two power houses equipped with vertical and horizontal drive turbines, three transmission line substations, and a crew resident service building.