From the Forums: Hydro Home Project Advice Needed


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ml2620 asks:

I just put an offer in on a house in Massachusetts (Metro West) that has a "babbling brook" running through the property. In the 18th century, there was a mill here so the brook runs between granite blocks about 7 feet high, with two feet of gently running water in between (think "perfect place to stick a water wheel"). One of the selling points of the property was the possibility of harnessing this source for some power. Can anyone recommend some good books and resources for harnessing this spot for some hydropower? Things to consider? Experiences?

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