Landustrie: Hirschthal


Click to enlargeWasserkraftanlage Hirschthal

In Hirschthal (Switserland) a LANDY hydropower screw is positioned adjacent to a rubber dam (head 3.5 m). The screw generates energy for some 100 house holds whereas surplus is fed to the grid.

The screw dimensions 2.8 m diameter and 10 m length. 


LocationHirschthal, Switserland
Type of screwwith steel casting mould
Capacity3.5 m3/sec
Head3.5 m
Power output90 kW