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Micro Hydro Power: Introduction To Micro Hydro
Micro Hydro Power resources site covers introduction, civil work components, turbines, drive systems, electrical power, measurement of head & flow, and further reading.
Information Sources

Micro Hydro Power: Resource Site On Micro Hydro
Micro Hydro Power site provides industry news, directories of manufacturers and organizations, discussion forums, literature and resources, and links to more information.

BC Hydro: Handbook For Developing Micro Hydro In BC
BC Hydro handbook covers procedures for developing micro hydro including plan development, site selection, costs & financing, permitting, grid connection, construction, and operation. 2004 (PDF)

Canmap: Map Of Potential Small Hydro Sites In BC
Canmap.com supplies map showing locations of potential small hydro power sites in BC.

CanmetENERGY: Buyers Guide To Micro Hydropower Systems
CanmetENERGY online guide covers what micro hydropower is, planning for a system, components, choosing a system, economics, buying, installing, operating & maintaining, glossary of terms, bibliography, and links to useful web sites. (PDF)

Leonardo Energy: Investor Guide To Small Hydro Power
Leonardo Energy report gives a detailed discussion of the basics of small hydro power, types of equipment, turbines and generators in use, selection and assessment of suitable sites, planning and licensing requirements, financing and economic justification. It includes a decision-making checklist and also covers the environmental aspects and requirements for small hydro projects, such as the provision of fish bypasses. 2006 (PDF)
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Micro Hydro: Directory Of World Wide Micro Hydro Manufacturers
Micro Hydro industry site provides a listing and contact information for manufacturers, consultants and organizations.
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