Engineering and Design Services

Owners and engineers have varying degrees of in-house engineering capability, but may lack the fluid dynamics, fisheries biology, or other specialized knowledge that will be critical to the success of a project. 

Alden is able to tailor services to your particular needs, including:

  • Physical Scale Modeling or Numeric Modeling studies for design development and confirmation 
  • Conceptual design and feasibility studies 
  • Detailed hydraulic, civil, structural and mechanical engineering support for a discrete phase of design or through full development of plans and specifications 
  • O&M plans and costs 
  • Engineering services during construction
  • Prototype facility start-up and testing 

Alden provides these services for:

  • Air pollution control equipment
  • Cooling water screening technologies (to meet Clean Water Act 316(b) or debris management concerns)
  • Fish passage systems
  • Flow measurement equipment
  • Gas flow ducting and ventilation systems
  • Gas turbine inlets, heat recover steam generator internals
  • Hydraulic structures, including dams, hydropower facilities, and pumping stations 
  • Hydro turbines (conventional and hydrokinetic)
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Modernization and rehabilitation of existing facilities 
  • Process equipment
  • Stormwater BMP equipment
  • Valves