24 Nov


Tailrace Channel HPP Sellrain-Silz

The rubber dam is located at the end of the tailrace channel at Sellrain-SILZ hydro plant, operated by Tirol Hydropower Ltd. The new flexible rubber dam, installed as a water-filled system with a height of 1.10m and a length of 10.50m replaces the existing fixed concrete sill. Its main function is the regulation of the surrounding ground water level in the summer months. In winter, the rubber dam is deflated.