40 MW, 500 000 m3 reservoir of La Garita HPP, commissioned in 1958
Annual production of 115 GWh, La Garita HPP takes the water from Grande River at elevation 470 masl and has a free flow water way of approximately 6 km into Cebadilla
Reservoir, which is made off-stream.
Implementation: The dredge was operated from June to August 2011.
Results: The water jetting combined with gravity powered suction was able to remove cohesive sediments at a rate of up to 120 m3 per hour.