Marion Irrigation Company, Kamas, Utah

  • 2 kW turbine reverse running pump grid-tie hydroelectric system
  • 35 feet of excess head
  • 1.3 cfs flow

A reverse running Cornell Pump was designed to reduce the operating system pressure of a pivot irrigation system by 15 psi. Energy generated by the system is used to offset the operating power and energy for the pivot. The generation system automatically comes on to produce power when water is sent to the pivot.

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