The short and long term benefits of installing a GoFlo travelling waters screen are extensive. Travelling screen benefits range from immediate economic gain through increased hydropower yield, increased return on investment to minimising the headache of regular manual screen cleaning.
Increase your energy production, and income
An effective self-cleaning travelling water screen means that hydropower systems and water intakes receive the maximum flow available, all of the time. This means increased energy production and less time spent clearing blockages, which translates into increased income, lower operating costs and a higher return on investment. Investing in a high-quality GoFlo self-cleaning intake screen can pay for itself over a few years, then continue to deliver increased system performance for decades into the future.
Virtually eliminate manual cleaning
It is costly, time-consuming and very labour intensive to regularly clean your intake screen, not least highly inconvenient and cumbersome. GoFlo travelling water screens virtually eliminate this head ache.
Meet tough fish and eel screening regulations
Operators at hydropower sites and abstraction points are having to meet increasingly stringent fish and eel screening regulations imposed by regulatory authorities, and in extreme cases for juvenile eel screening can require mesh sizes down to 2 mm bar-spacing. Such low bar-spacing can only be effectively kept clean at high-volume water intakes using a rotating-mesh screen with a debris removal spray, such as the GoFlo travelling water screen systems.
GoFlo travelling water screens work effectively with the mesh bar-spacings from 2 mm to 50 mm, with any bar-spacing between these extremes available. The screen is also future-proof because the screen mesh belt can be easily changed to a different bar-spacing in the future if required. In addition to the mesh sizing, none of the other working parts of a GoFlo screen have a gap of greater than 2 mm, even while the screen is being removed for maintenance, so the tightest screening compliance can be maintained at all times.
Manufactured and Supported in Britain
GoFlo travelling screens are fabricated and assembled in Gloucestershire, UK. Our systems are integrated on site by our in house experienced water installation engineers and offer options for full post installation support from our UK team.
Are you considering a GoFlo travelling water screen ?
GoFlo travelling water screens are used by hydropower owners and operators, water utilities and other industrial abstractors and are manufactured and supported from the UK. Our self cleaning intake screens are available in the United Kingdom and the European Union or other countries by agreement. Your first step is to try our Budgetary Pricing Calculator and then use the Measuring Up Guide to send us details of your site so we can discuss your project and send you a full quote. If you are a hydropower operator try our Additional Hydro Income Calculator to see the financial benefits of using a GoFlo traveling water screen. Alternatively, you can send us a General Enquiry or call us on +44 (0)1453 88 44 00.