Project Will Increase Dam Electric Output

Project Will Increase Dam Electric Output


A construction project now underway at Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River near Yankton should enhance the electrical production of the hydropower units.

Dave Becker, Operations Manager for the Corps of Engineers at the dam, says they are replacing many of the large transformers in their electrical yard next to the power house…


Becker says they expect to wrap up the project by early summer…


Becker says they got a budget update in January, and it looks like they will be able to get most of their maintenance done this year…

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