Dyrhoff recently commissioned a new Obermeyer gate at the small hydropower facility near Camporgiano, in the Province of Lucca, Tuscany. Measuring 2.58m high by 24.0m wide, the gate is the fourth Dyrhoff has completed in the country.
At the request of the client, the gate is divided in two separate sections, providing added flexibility. J-seals insure water tightness between the independent gate panels.
Fig. 1 The completed gate at Camporgiano, showing the two independently operated gate sections
The gate will enable full regulation at the facility. In addition, simple operation and low maintenance requirements will insure reliable operation in this remote location.