Corps assembles and begins installing 2nd Advanced Technology Turbine at Ice Harbor Dam
The Walla Walla District, in partnership with Voith Hydro Inc., completed assembly and have begun installation of an advanced-designed hydroelectric turbine at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on Feb. 17. This turbine is the second of 3 new turbines coming to Ice Harbor. These turbines will be safer for fish, reduce maintenance costs and increase power generation efficiency by 3 to 4 percent. Final commissioning is scheduled for the summer of 2022.