Chester Hydroelectric Project Idaho 3.3MW
NES staff were involved in the licencing, design, and construction phases of this project. Duties included interaction with stakeholders (federal, state & local agencies and non-government organizations), and conceptual design. The conceptual design incorporated adding a new power generating feature onto the existing diversion dam. The proposed major features in the conceptual design include: a forebay, powerhouse, inflateable rubber dam, turbine/generator, and canal intake structures with fish screens.