APPENDIX A. - Continued
Blue Mesa reservoir was at elevation 7461.91 on March 31, with 382,733 acre-feet of
water impounded. This represents 46% of live capacity. The Aspinall plants
generated 72,420,000 KWH of energy during the month. The Molina plants produced
3,711,000 kWH of energy, using 988 acre-feet of water. There was no water by-passed
during the month. Blue Mesa experienced 3 forced outages when WAPA's transmission
lines opened. The other plants did not have any forced outages.
Blue Mesa - The work force was again concentrated at the plant. Unit #1 was turned
back to Siemens on March 6 for acceptance testing and Unit #2 was taken out of
service on March 16 for teardown. Unit #2 was turned over to Siemens on March 21
for uprate. Monthly routine work was completed.
Morrow Point - Routine and monthly PM work was completed. Air compressor #2 was
removed from service due to a 50 hp motor failure. The motor was sent out for
rewind at a local shop. Unit #1 was down during the week of March 28 for inspection
by prospective uprate offerors. Some work was done on the vibration equipment
wiring and probe installation.
Crystal - Monthly routine and PM work was completed. Oil line flushing and cleaning
was started. New turbine runner was delivered and unpacked. The spare turbine parts
Molina - All routine and PM work was completed. The turbine for the lower plant was
airarced and ground ready for rewelding. Phone lines were installed in the new
office. Gravel was hauled and spread in the lower plant yard. Some ditch work was
done along the upper plant roadway.
The Electrical Engineering Technician completed the checkout and startup of Unit #1
at Blue Mesa. Work continued on completing Unit #1 drawings and drawinss for Unit
#2 rewire. Planning and layout was started on the Molina projects. A new UPS system
was ordered for Blue Mesa. A failed battery charger was sent back to the factory
The EEH assisted with testing and startup at Blue Mesa. Assistance was given to
Page with SCADA problems at Morrow Point and Crystal. Blue Mesa Unit #2 relay
testing began. Assistance was also given to WAPA with ACC problems at Morrow Point.
The CAD operator continued to turn out drawings relatin8 to the rewires at Blue
There were no motor vehicle accidents nor personal injuries during the month. Five
toolbox safety meetings were held during March. Subjects covered included:
housekeeping, road conditions, rigging, welding, ventilation, PSSS Section 14, and
CSS Section 2.1 and 2.4. A safety analysis was discussed on Unit #2 teardown.
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