Replacing an Aged Woodstave Penstock, HydroReview Magazine - May 2014

New Milford, Conn., is home to the 29-MW Rocky River Hydroelectric Power Plant, the first large-scale pumped-storage development in the U.S. The plant was completed in 1928, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers declared it a National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark in 1980. The plant is owned by FirstLight Power Resources, which operates 22 conventional hydro stations, as well as Rocky River and the 1,080-MW Northfield Mountain pumped-storage plant.