Silt damage control measures for underwater parts - Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station - Case study of a success story

Hydro power plants located on the Himalayan rivers, typically, have had to endure high silt content in the water passing through the turbines causing enormous damages to the under-water parts of the turbine. The hydro power generating companies are engaged in mitigating this menance and optimizing generation and profits.