Evaluating Fish Impingement and Entrainment at the Comanche Peak Steam Electric Station

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This study was designed to determine if impingement and entrainment by cooling water intake at the Comanche Peak Steam Electric Station have an adverse impact upon the Squaw Creek Reservoir fish population. The yearly impingement of fish was estimated to be 262,994 of 14 species. The threadfin shad (Dorosoma petenense) accounted for 96% of this total. Entrainment of eggs and larvae for a five month period was estimated to be 15,989,987 and 42,448,794 respectively. Two fish population studies were performed on Squaw Creek Reservoir to help assess impact. It was determined that the losses due to impingement and entrainment have ... continued below

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Bauml, George A. (George Arthur) May 1996.

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This study was designed to determine if impingement and entrainment by cooling water intake at the Comanche Peak Steam Electric Station have an adverse impact upon the Squaw Creek Reservoir fish population. The yearly impingement of fish was estimated to be 262,994 of 14 species. The threadfin shad (Dorosoma petenense) accounted for 96% of this total. Entrainment of eggs and larvae for a five month period was estimated to be 15,989,987 and 42,448,794 respectively. Two fish population studies were performed on Squaw Creek Reservoir to help assess impact. It was determined that the losses due to impingement and entrainment have no adverse impact upon the fish population of Squaw Creek Reservoir.

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Bauml, George A. (George Arthur). Evaluating Fish Impingement and Entrainment at the Comanche Peak Steam Electric Station, thesis, May 1996; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278497/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .