Compendium of Close Pipe Control Technologies and Options
What closed pipe treatments are available for invasive mussel control and how effective are they?
Need and Benefit
Reclamation must be able to manage water deliveries and generate hydro-power as its main mission. Invasive mussels impair the ability to move water in closed pipe systems. As the mussels spread in the western US, the urgent need for effective closed pipe control becomes greater. A detailed and comprehensive list of closed piped treatments will be of great benefit to facility operators.
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Bureau of Reclamation Review
The following documents were reviewed by experts in fields relating to this project's study and findings. The results were determined to be achieved using valid means.
Compendium of Reclamation Mussel Control Research for Hydropower Facilities (final, PDF, 1.3MB)
By Sherri Pucherelli
Report completed on February 24, 2019