Hydropower Services

LFA Hydropower Engineering ServicesWith renewed interest in sustainable energy resources, hydropower is once again viewed as an attractive source for clean, domestic energy production. However, as noted by the American Society of Civil Engineers which supports the development and use of hydropower, care must be taken to be sure it is done in a way that minimizes potential environmental impacts, maximizes safety and balances the use of resources.

Lawson-Fisher Associates has extensive experience working with municipal agencies on a diversified group of projects, each requiring special skills and insights to achieve the best possible outcome. Many of these projects have involved enhancing natural or man-made barriers in ways that reduce risk and enhance performance. Our resume includes the following types of projects and services:

  • Hydroelectric plant design
  • Feasibility studies
  • Rehabilitation/modernization services
  • Emergency Action Plan (EAP) development
  • Operations and maintenance plan development
  • FERC Part 12 dam safety inspection
  • Potential Failure Modes Analysis (PFMA)
  • FERC licensing/re-licensing
  • Broad range of agency required studies/plans
  • Dam and levee analysis, design and rehabilitation
  • State-required dam safety inspections
  • Decommissioning and dam removal
  • Levee inspection and studies

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LFA Presents at ISPLS Annual Conference

February 16, 2017|Comments Off on LFA Presents at ISPLS Annual Conference

At the most recent annual conference sponsored by the Indiana Society of […]

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LFA Recognized Generous Workplace

August 8, 2016|Comments Off on LFA Recognized Generous Workplace

Lawson-Fisher Associates has been a funding partner for United Way of St. […]