Hydroelectric Plant Tour
Presented by Truckee Meadows Water Authority
TMWA’s Verdi Hydroelectric Plant produces electricity from water flowing down the Truckee River.This hydroelectric plant has been creating clean, renewable energy directly from the Truckee River for over 100 years! Participants will see how TMWA has made this historic workhorse remain a powerful modern asset that helps keep operational costs down when river flows are steady.
During this tour participants will be required to climb multiple sets of stairs and are recommended to wear closed-toed shoes and will be provided ear protection. For more information, visit tmwa.com/your-water/topics-facts/hydroelectric-power-plants/
The Northern Nevada Science & Technology Festival is a week-long community celebration of the innovation happening in our region. The festival will inspire and connect our community with the power of science and technology through hands-on school programs as well as a series of free, family-friendly events hosted by well-known formal and informal educational organizations throughout Northern Nevada.