Selecting Fish Screens for Small Installations
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Small hydro plant designers can choose from among a range of effective fish screen types. Which you choose will probably be determined not by one type's inherent superiority, but rather by site-specific factors such as geology and water velocity. The four screen types discussed here all have advantages and disadvantages which are largely dependent on local conditions.