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Fish-friendly turbine

Fishflow Innovationsin cooperation with Pentair-Nijhuis designed a fish-friendly turbine.The fish friendly turbine is tested by IMARES and proofed to be very fish friendly (official report can be seen on this page shortly).

Below the facts of the turbine:

-      First fish test has proven 100% of the Eel went through the turbine alive and unharmed!

-       Range of turbines from 50 kW uptill 5 MW.

-      Pressure drop uptill 8 mwc.

-      Test results have proven an efficiency of > 90%.

-       Execution horizontal and vertical.

-      Turbines are made according to project / client specifications.

-      Possibility to replace existing turbines by fish friendly ones(ore only the blade).

-      No sacrifices on performances.

 

a link to the website with the test results:

http://www.fairbanksnijhuis.com/EngineeredNewsArticle_PR_Fish_Friendly_Pumps_Tested.aspx


Fish friendly Turbine

Fish friendly Turbine

fish-friendly turbine

fish-friendly turbine

Eels passed through the turbine

Eels passed through the turbine

test location: pumping station \"de Leeghwater\"

test location: pumping station "de Leeghwater"

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