WaterPower & Dams

  • San Vicente Dam Raise

    The largest concrete dam raise in the United States

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  • AMP Hydropower Projects

    Developing clean energy solutions that last for generations

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  • Panama Canal Expansion - Third Set of Locks

    Updating an engineering wonder for the 21st century

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Creating solutions lasting generations

We design our hydropower, dams, locks and navigation projects with the next generation in mind. Built on 100 years of experience we partner with our clients to improve the quality of life around the world. This proud legacy has fostered a culture of innovation and safety, leading our team to design the world’s most impactful waterpower and dam projects—projects vital to both local and global communities. Read More

Hydropower and dams are challenging. It takes passion and patience, but the payoff is knowing our work improves peoples’ lives for generations.

Mario Finis Senior Vice President
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Providing reliable energy to eastern Africa

The Tekeze Hydropower Project is providing clean, renewable power for the rapidly growing population in Ethiopia and the surrounding region. Read More

The Future of US Energy

By adding hydropower to existing dams our client is producing 300 MW of clean reliable power to communities across five states.

From water storage in California to renewable energy in Ethiopia, Stantec is leading the industry
#2
Hydropower
#4
Dams
100
Years

Ranked #2 in Hydropower Design (Top Design Firms, ENR 2017)
Ranked #4 in Dams and Reservoirs (Top Design Firms, ENR 2017)
100 year legacy in hydropower and dam design
Expert Spotlight

Paul Blaszczyk, Vice President, North America Regional Business Leader

I am inspired every day by my colleagues, our clients, and the knowledge that we are working to provide renewable energy for generations to come.
Paul Blaszczyk Vice President, North America Regional Business Leader Read More

Mike Rogers, Vice President, Global Dams Practice Leader, WaterPower & Dams

The projects we build last generations. Our designs must be sustainable and long lasting for the communities they serve.
Mike Rogers Vice President, Global Dams Practice Leader, WaterPower & Dams Read More

Mario Finis, Senior Vice President

Hydropower and dams are challenging. It takes passion and patience, but the payoff is knowing our work improves peoples’ lives for generations.
Mario  Finis Senior Vice President Read More
  • Paul Blaszczyk

    Vice President, North America Regional Business Leader

  • Mike Rogers

    Vice President, Global Dams Practice Leader, WaterPower & Dams

  • Mario  Finis

    Senior Vice President

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Services


Asset Management At Stantec, we use asset management tools and data analysis to prioritize investments in hydropower resources to meet client objectives, including to improve reliability, profitability and safety.
Construction Management Stantec offers a full range of high-value, “start-to-finish” construction management services throughout the world for dams, hydropower, and locks and navigation projects.
Due Diligence & Consulting Stantec works with public and private sector clients and financing institutions to provide due diligence and engineering support for asset valuation for acquisition, divestiture, and power and energy projects.
Program Management Our clients have faced a large increase in workload due to various regulatory drivers, aging infrastructure, natural disaster recovery, and customer-focused capital and operational challenges.
Rehabilitation and Upgrades In the hydropower market there has been a shift from new construction to refurbishment, upgrade and life extension of existing facilities.
Planning, Feasibility Studies, and Design Planning-stage decisions to address longer-term risk mitigation are key to cost control. Stantec experts provide comprehensive planning and design services focused on constructability and value.
Licensing & Reliciensing Stantec is an industry leader in serving clients as strategic advisors and full-service providers for the FERC licensing and relicensing of hydropower projects.

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