Oveson Hydro system, Nephi, Utah

  • 1 kW water wheel grid-tie hydroelectric system
  • 4 feet of head
  • 4 cfs flow

An old-style steel pitchback water wheel was installed to take advantage of an existing concrete drop structure on the homeowner’s property. On average the residents use 24 kWh a day which is comparable with the hydro production. The water originates from a warm spring and never freezes in the winter.

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