Company News

  • The US Bureau of Reclamation has chosen Gracon to work inside the Hoover Dam on the N2 Cooling Rings. This project entails replacing existing cooling water distribution piping, cooling rings, valves, and appurtenances around the N2 hydroelectric turbine. Gracon will complete all of this in...

  • Gracon is working on the AZ Fire Water Supply Piping Project for the US Bureau of Reclamation. On the Arizona side of the Hoover Dam, Gracon is replacing existing fire water supply distribution risers and laterals. We will also replace valves and appurtenances.

  • Gracon is continuing to work with the Colorado School of Mines this time installing new direct bury steam pipe and retrofit piping for the Lakes Library in Golden, CO.

  • Gracon’s Hydro Division has just been awarded the Runner Hub Rebuild project for City of Idaho Falls at their Lower Plant.  This job will include the removal of the Lower Plant access hatches/covers, disassembly, reassembly, and installation of runner and runner hub.

  • The Gila Gravity Main Canal Headworks Structure was completed in 1938 and placed into operation in 1939. This facility is located at the Imperial Dam, and 18 miles north of Yuma, Arizona. The three existing radial gates have exceeded their useful service life, are in...

  • Gracon is working with the City of Columbus, Department of Public Utilities on replacing in-kind two turbines and refurbishing the associated generators, governors, control systems, cooling systems, and other powerhouse improvements for this project in Columbus Ohio.

  • Gracon has been contracted by Colorado Springs Utilities for Crystal Creek Dam Improvements. We will recoat the entire steel dam face, remove the existing outlet piping and valves and replace them with new pipe and valves, install a hydraulically actuated slide gate in the reservoir...

  • USACE Omaha District has awarded Gracon’s electrical division the Oahe Dam Motor Control Center and Panels Replacement project. This project has a challenging scope of work and schedule for replacing 20 Motor Control Centers (MCCs), consisting of AC and DC voltages in multiple locations around the...

  • The State of California, Department of Water Resources has contracted Gracon to sequentially remove, refurbish to original design, and reinstall Radial gates 1-5 on the Thermalito Afterbay River Outlet structure.