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Applegate Group, Inc. has been providing water resources consulting services to our clients since 1985. Our expertise lies in water planning, water rights engineering, water policy, and development of water infrastructure. Our staff consists of professionals with degrees in engineering, watershed science, geology, and hydrology.

We have offices located in Denver and Glenwood Springs, which allows us to provide reliable service to our clients.

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Study to look at hydro potential in irrigation canals

04 March 2011

Colorado State University and engineering firm Applegate Group are to research the potential for utilising low-head hydro turbines in Colorado’s irrigation canals following the award of a US$50,000 grant from the state’s Department of Agriculture.

Colorado State University, Applegate Group Collaborate on State Grant to Investigate Hydropower in Irrigation Canals

FORT COLLINS - Three million acres of irrigated land in Colorado could be an untapped source of hydropower and a revenue source for irrigation companies.

A Colorado State University engineering professor is collaborating with an engineering firm, Applegate Group Inc., to review the potential power that could be generated by “low-head” turbines in irrigation canals.