Research and analysis

Screening for intake and outfalls: a best practice guide

Water abstraction intakes and outfalls may cause death to fish. Options for legal responsibilities are reviewed and best practice identified.

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Screening for intake and outfalls: a best practice guide

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Screening for intake and outfalls: a best practice guide

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Screening for intake and outfalls: a best practice guide

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The aim of this guide is to provide a clear description of the legal responsibilities of operators of water intakes and outfalls and, from a review of current, worldwide examples, to present a synopsis of available methods, indicating those that are known to work best for different species and lifestages of fish in different situations.

Published 1 February 2005