Drawings and diagrams a well-constructed stream intake. Includes the risks that result from a poorly constructed stream intake, the systems needed to mitigate the risks, and how to construct a reliable water retrieval system.
This document explains the parts of a well-constructed stream intake which includes the risks that result from a poorly constructed stream intake, the systems needed to mitigate the risks, and how to construct a reliable water retrieval system. Developed by Water Solutions Inc.
- Drawing of stream, its intake system with diagram broadly showing positions of construction components: pipes, pumps, intake screen and rockwall.
- Descriptions and drawings of 4 common problems with stream intake systems. Including the stream bed/flow, water quality based on hose placement, surrounding landscape and suction lift.
- Recommendations on pump level to water level measurement, intake velocity, screen placement and barrier placement for pump protection.
- Construction Detail
- Further details and drawings on stream intake construction, including pipe size, screen size, and placement area.