Hydropower plant builds consist of three types of hydropower facilities – impoundment, diversion, and pumped storage. AVK Southern Africa focuses extensively on impoundment Hydropower facilities, which is typical of large generating capacity for utilities and uses a dam to store river water in a reservoir. Water is released to meet changing electricity demand or maintain a constant level in the reservoir. Control Gate valves, Penstock’s, Butterfly and dispersing valves are synonymous with hydro power.


Dams, Reservoirs and Hydropower