Hydraulic models and laboratory testing of complex piping systems and new or re-furbished hydraulic structures can improve the design by making them safer, more efficient, and more economical to build and maintain. This claim is based on nine dam spillway model studies over a 37 year period for one client which confirmed that modeling result in a better finished product, and at a significant cost savings.


Hydraulic Models


TEC solves hydraulic model problems for consulting engineering firms and governmental agencies, including the following:

  • Brazos River Authority
  • Bechtel
  • Bibb and Associates
  • Bingham Engineering
  • Black and Veatch
  • Carollo Engineering
  • CH2MHill
  • City of Westminster Colorado
  • Colorado River Municipal Water District
  • Denver Water Board
  • D/R Hydro
  • Electric Power Research Institute
  • Freese and Nichols
  • G E Hydro
  • Harris Group Inc.
  • Harza Engineering
  • Ingersoll-Dresser Pump Co
  • Kvaerner Hydro
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Malacha Hydro
  • Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • Montgomery Watson, Las Vegas NV
  • Niagara Power Corp
  • New York Board of Water Supply
  • Techint, Argentina
  • Tippetts, Abbet, McCarthy and Stratton