Massive boulder puts Colorado hydroelectric plant out of operation


A boulder the size of a pool table badly damaged the oldest operating hydropower plant in the U.S. in Ouray, Colorado this past week.

The boulder sheared off a canyon wall and not only destroyed a metal walkway to the Ice Ice Park’s popular ice climbs but also ripped out the penstock that ferries water to the hydropower plant according to the Colorado Sun.


Click here for the Colorado Sun report.


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