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Fish Screens for Irrigation & Hydropower

Low Head Loss

Only 1 foot drop in elevation needed to operate.

Any flow rate

We can screen from 1 cfs to 250 cfs or more.

Low O&M Costs

No power needed and minimal cleaning required.

No Moving Parts

Fouling and jamming are eliminated.

Fish Stay Safe

Verified by 8 independent studies.


Meets National Marine Fisheries Service criteria.

How It Works…

The Farmers Screen™ is a horizontal, passive fish screen design that uses hydraulics to manage debris and protect fish. It has no moving parts and does not require power to operate. The Farmers Screen is a patented technology licensed solely to FCA.

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river miles opened

dollars saved by farmers annually