project overview

Paradise Power Plant Raw Water Intake

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.

Location

Drakesboro, KY

Owner

Tennessee Valley Authority

Date

Spring 2016

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