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Hydraulic Machines in Fish Screens

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					Hydraulic Machines Used in
      Fish Screens
       September, 2006
    Ryan L. McCormick, P.E.
  Oregon Dept of Fish & Wildlife
                 Purpose
Use a hydraulic pump to drive a hydraulic
 cylinder or pitman arm to move screen
 cleaning components.
                Advantages
   Safety
   Reliability
   Electricity Not Required
   Power Transmission Flexibility
            Disadvantages
 Higher Cost for Smaller Screens
 Regular Maintenance
 Compound Driving System
          Breitenbush Screen
 Construction Completed Jan, 2006
 Screened Flow is 35cfs
 Water is primarily for hydroelectric with
  some domestic water use
 Electrically driven hydraulic system
 Designed by Mike Lambert (ODFW) &
  Conrad Zevely (Breitenbush Staff)
 Hydraulics move gang wiper
              Lost & Boulder
   Construction Completed in November, 2005
   Screened Flow is 30 cfs
   Water is primarily used for irrigation
   Paddle wheel driven system
   Designed by Suzanne Pollon, ODFW
   Hydraulics move gang wiper
             Dee Screen
 Construction Completed in January 1999
 Screened Flow is 10 cfs
 Water primarily used for irrigation
 Paddle wheel driven system
 Designed by Bernie Michaud (ODFW) &
  Mike Lambert (ODFW)
 Hydraulics move gang wiper
    Upper Herman Creek Screen
 Construction Completed in Summer 2006
 Screen Flow is 20 cfs
 Water is primarily used for fish rearing
 Electrically driven hydraulic system
 Designed by Mike Lambert (ODFW) &
  Lowell Watkins (ODFW)
 Hydraulics move back wash spray nozzles
             Future Projects
 Estes Diversion on Powder River
  – Expected Completion – Fall 2007
  – Screened Water is 85 cfs
  – Electrically Driven Hydraulic System
  – Type: V-Screen Gang Wiper
       Future Projects (cont’d)
 Page Springs Dam, West Canal, on Donner
  und Blitzen River
  – Expected Completion – Spring 2007
  – Screened Water is 60 cfs
  – Electrically Driven Hydraulic System
  – Type: V-Screen Gang Wiper

				
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