SMEC conducted a review at the Mighty River Power's Arapuni operating facilities. This was to ensure all processes and systems are being maintained and monitored to the NZSOLD Dam Safety Guidelines, and operators have completed training to the required competency levels.
SMEC's services also included:
- O&M manual review
- Job plan and work order review (including Maximo system)
- Document safekeeping review
- Operator training/proficiency review
Mighty Power River Ltd operates nine hydropower stations on the Waikato River and five geothermal power stations in the Central North Island to produce electricity from renewable sources.
As a part of the company's dam safety assurance program an independent Operation and Maintenance (O&M) review is conducted at each of the dams every five years.
The O&M Review is conducted prior to CSR testing and includes the review of all existing processes and procedures to confirm compliance to the New Zealand Society on Large Dams (NZSOLD) guidelines.
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