project overview

Paradise Power Plant Raw Water Intake

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Project Overview

36” Paradise Power Plant Raw Water Intake, Drakesboro, KY

Work included the installation of 345 feet of 36 inch steel pipe with an underwater recovery for a raw water intake at the new Paradise Combined Power Plant.  Ground conditions consisted of Clay, silty clay with some sand.  The MTBM was launched out of a 20 foot diameter caisson and recovered in the river with a barge mounted crane and divers.


Drakesboro, KY


Tennessee Valley Authority


Spring 2016


3208 17th St. East
Palmetto, Florida 34221
MAIN OFFICE: 941.722.6613
FAX: 941.722.6615