Book offers updated hydro wheel information for owners & operators

Hydro Wheels Book

The third edition of Hydro Wheels: A Guide to Maintaining and Improving Hydro Units provides practical, effective information to help project operators diagnose and remedy common hydro wheel problems.

Authored by 30-year hydropower industry veteran Thomas Spicher, the expanded version of Hydro Wheels adds a chapter titled "New and Upgraded Hydro Turbines." This new material provides guidance in establishing long-term, highly-reliable service from turbine units through procurement and specification improvements.

Hydro Wheels: A Guide to Maintaining and Improving Hydro Units is available for purchase from

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