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Welcome to the Tri-City Electric Co. case study library. These case studies are designed to help you learn more about our services and capabilities. And most importantly - the value we can provide you for your next project.

Hurricane Ike

ADM Grain partners with Tri-City Electric Co. to rebuild after Hurricane Ike

Water flooded the grain elevator and the plant's conveyor belts operating machinery and numerous electrical systems. Read more


Cedar Falls Utilities calls on Tri-City Electric Co. to respond to historic flood of 2008

The CFU electric generation plant was forced to shut down in June 2008 when the Cedar River started pouring into the plant, filling the 20-foot-deep basement until finally cresting 2 feet above CFU's the flood wall. Read more

Quaker Oats

Tri-City Electric Co. works with Quaker Food & Beverages after 2008 flood

The Quaker plant was forced to shut down when the river burst over its banks in June of 2008, flooding 400 city blocks and forcing 25,000 people from their homes. Read more

University of Iowa Power Plant

The University of Iowa & Tri-City Electric Co. team up to rebuild after flood

Despite sandbagging efforts, the flood waters quickly infiltrated the plant's steam tunnel system, and the facility was forced to shut down. By the time the river crested, two basement levels were completely flooded. Read more