Hydropower screw system must give eels safe passage

A pass for eels and lampreys is needed as part of a hydropower scheme in the UK’s largest canal-lock complex, according to the EA

Hallidays Hydropower
An artist's impression of the 30m-wide hydropower screw project off Ferry Road in Birkenhead

A pass for eels and lampreys is needed as part of a hydropower scheme in the UK’s largest canal-lock complex, according to the environment regulator.

Plans for a novel 499 kilowatt hydro-screw turbine scheme have been proposed in the UK’s largest canal-lock complex.

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