Research and analysis

Testing the effectiveness of fish screens for hydropower intakes

A study into the effectiveness of screens designed to prevent fish from being drawn into hydropower schemes.

Documents

Testing the effectiveness of fish screens for hydropower intakes: summary

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Testing the effectiveness of fish screens for hydropower intakes: report

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Details

A study into the effectiveness of screens designed to prevent fish from being drawn into in-river (run-of-river) hydropower schemes. The aim was to find out the level of protection provided to salmon smolts and silver eel by the screen designs recommended in Environment Agency guidance.

Published 13 September 2016