Hydro Governor Systems, Service and Legacy Support

Last year, Emerson acquired American Governor - a leader in technologies and services for hydroelectric turbine controls with more than 600 digital governor upgrades and over 1,500 customer locations. This addition enables Emerson to provide dependable support for all types and vintages of hydro governor systems.

Hydro governor solutions can range from legacy parts and service, retrofits, digital governor conversions, and completely new digital governors.

  • Emerson maintains an extensive inventory of hard-to-find new and refurbished parts.
  • To extend the useful life of your legacy governor, Emerson offers a complete suite of engineered products, governor retrofit kits and partial upgrade kits.
  • Digital conversions are engineered using your selected digital controller platform, programmed with our proven algorithms & built-in safeguards and configured with redundant speed and position sensing devices. 
  • New custom-engineered systems are built around industry-standard Emerson control systems and PLCs, and include hydraulic technology, and proven algorithms.

Visit the new hydro governor page to learn more.