SIMCO’s experts have been called on by both public and private owners and managers of hydro power plants throughout North America in order to implement various concrete service-life solutions and asset management practices.
Comprehensive investigation to identify the causes of the concrete degradation problems and to identify why previous repairs had not been durable
Condition assessment of structural elements, identification of the causes of degradation and recommendations of optimum repair and maintenance strategies
Perform a comprehensive investigation and provide recommendations for the rehabilitation or re-construction of the concrete structures
Develop a technical basis for future inspections of hydro power plants based on degradation mechanisms affecting these structures and their associated risks