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Gravity causes it to fall through the penstock inside the dam.
To generate hydroelectricity, water from a river or reservoir is directed into a large pipe called a penstock.
Check condition of interior coating and exterior coating of exposed portions of penstock.
The water pressure is funneled through a tunnel through the dam called a penstock.
Inspections of de-watered external structures and of the penstock confirmed the presence of quagga mussels.
The penstock has been drained and filled with concrete to remove the source of water believed to be the cause of the problem.
When power is needed, water is released from the reservoir through a large pipe called a penstock and into a turbine.
Water from the reservoir rushes through the penstock into the powerhouse.
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