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Canyon Hydro builds hydroelectric systems to meet the rigid utility specifications of public and independent power producers. In business for more than 45 years, we have gained wide recognition for our highly efficient designs, premium quality components, and superb customer support.

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25 MW Pelton Turbine

Canyon Hydro has successfully commissioned a 25 MW Pelton Turbine for the Trio Creek Hydroelectric Project in British Columbia.

The five nozzle, 25 MW Vertical Pelton turbine was designed, engineered, manufactured and installed by Canyon Hydro. The site, along Harrison Lake, BC, has a net head of 565 meters and maximum flow rate of 5.5 cubic meters per second. Canyon specified a five nozzle Pelton turbine with a pitch diameter of 1340mm (52.75 inches).

The James Leffel & Co.

Canyon Hydro acquired The James Leffel & Co. in 2019.

Since 1862, The James Leffel & Co. has specialized in the design and manufacture of hydraulic turbines in a wide range of capacities and types. Leffel equipment can best be summarized as efficient, durable and trouble-free in its construction.

Equipment from The James Leffel & Co. is now supported by Canyon Hydro.


The James Leffel & Co. Turbine historic photo