Watec-Hydro Kaplanturbinen

Our company

WATEC-Hydro is your reliable and competent partner for the construction of hydropower plants with a Kaplan turbine.

Unsere Kaplanturbine

Our Kaplan turbine

High-tech for top performance. All Kaplan turbines are available as 4- or 5-blade turbines in shaft design or as Kaplan spiral turbines with full spiral and penstock connection.

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Project planning

Between what is and what is to become lies the project planning phase with detailed planning.

Watec-Hydro Steuerungsbau

Automation engineering

State-of-the-art automation technology ensures the reliable operation of the entire hydropower plant

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Hydraulic steel structures

For the operation of a hydropower plant with Kaplan turbine, various steel hydraulic components are required, which we can supply from a single source on request

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Formwork construction

Individually manufactured special formwork for intake and outlet sections


Our company

Welcome to

We manufacture modern vertical-axis Kaplan turbines with runner diameters from 50 cm up to over two metres and offer comprehensive know-how for the successful implementation of a wide range of hydropower projects in Europe.

Our services

We are at the 26th International User Forum in Rosenheim.

You will find our booth in the lecture room

Further information can be found here (kleinwasserkraft-anwenderforum.de)
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Not only turbines

Product selection

Our Kaplan turbine product impresses with its compact and innovative design as well as its excellent material and workmanship quality.

In addition to the Kaplan turbine, we also offer the following services:

  • • Project planning
  • • Control construction
  • • Measurements
  • • Hydraulic steelwork
  • • Formwork construction
Our services

What our customers say.

Kaplanturbine bei Ayer Wehr

Heinrich Winter

Project Ayer Weir, Senden
Kaplanturbine bei Elpershofen

Fritz Eberlein,
Josef Kreuzer

Project Elpershofen
Kaplanturbine bei Haidlmühle

Gunther Scheubrein

Project Haidlmühle, Austria

The Winter family has already purchased several machine sets (turbines, generators and automation system) from WATEC. The price-performance ratio is very good, all delivery and installation deadlines were met on time. The cooperation with the chief planner Markus Gerster was excellent. Thank you for the good cooperation.

We have implemented several turbines (KDP) with WATEC and can emphasise the pragmatic as well as uncomplicated cooperation. The machines with PM generators run very smoothly. Rework, which was necessary due to previous suppliers, is carried out professionally and in coordination in the best possible way. Our experience is that Watec is highly interested in installing functioning and extremely good machines for the customer.

Due to the turbine design and the precise technical execution, I decided in favour of a WATEC turbine. The delivery and installation deadlines were met on time and executed professionally. The turbine performance is convincing and exceeded expectations after commissioning.

Made in Germany

For our Kaplan turbines, we rely on the cleanest workmanship and the highest quality "Made in Germany".
All the necessary components of our Kaplan turbine are manufactured in Germany. This enables us to guarantee long and trouble-free operation.


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