Water intake screens help to filter water used in industrial cooling, power plant cooling, filtering effluent and irrigation for agriculture. Screens are also helpful for filtering residential lakes and ponds. Additionally, section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act requires that operations that withdraw more than 50 million gallons of water per day install water intake screens to protect fish.
Whether you are looking for a surface water intake screen or groundwater pump intake screen, there are multiple vendors that can help you to design a screen system to meet your needs. There are also companies that offer replacement parts and on-site service for your existing screen system.
The following recommendations can help you to satisfy your intake screen needs:
1. Purchase a water intake screen to filter your water supply.
2. Maintain a supply of spare parts for your intake screen.
3. Keep your intake screen working properly with regular maintenance and repair.
Buy intake screens from experienced companiesWhether you need to keep debris out of your water supply or keep fish in the river, several water intake screen manufacturers can help you. Several types of screens exist, and suppliers can help you to determine which will work best for you.
Keep a supply of back-up water intake screen partsIt is always a good idea to keep some spare parts for your intake screen system on hand in case of an emergency. Many companies that offer parts also offer complete systems.
Find a company that services water intake screensIf you are having problems with your water intake screen or want to prevent problems from occurring, contact professionals with experience repairing water intake screens.
- Depending on the size of water intake filter screens you need, you might want to consider a self-cleaning system. This would be especially helpful for large screens and those used for fish passage.