Trash Busters ? A Comparison of Screening Structures for Irrigation Systems

by Roger W. Beieler, CH2M Hill, Yakima, WA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Forum '86: World Water Issues in Evolution


Several irrigation districts in the Pacific Northwest have recently installed screening structures for use in removal of trash from canals, rivers, or reservoirs. Some of the screens have worked well, while others leave room for improvement. Numerous characteristics of the various types of screens are discussed in this paper. Photographs of several screens are also presented.

Subject Headings: Irrigation systems | Solid wastes | Canals | Water pollution | Underwater structures | Reservoirs | Irrigation districts | Pacific Northwest | United States

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