Fish Passage Through Hydraulic Turbines

by G.H. Von Gunten,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 3, Pg. 59-72

Document Type: Journal Paper


Basic concepts of fish passage through dams and their significance with reference to passage through turbines; test procedures and summarized results of fingerling survival in passing through high speed model turbines and prototype turbine under 450 ft hydraulic head are presented; investigations were conducted in behalf of planning of water resource development in Pacific northwest.

Subject Headings: Fish management | Hydraulics | Turbines | Hydraulic models | Water resources | Dams | Head (fluid mechanics) | Hydrologic models | Pacific Northwest | United States

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