Screen intake device for shallow water

  • US 8,297,448 B2
  • Filed: 11/22/2010
  • Issued: 10/30/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/22/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A screen intake apparatus, comprising:

  • a solid base having a top surface and being disposed in a water source;

    a body mounted on the top surface of the base, the body having first and second ends and defining a hollow therein, the body having an outlet in communication with the hollow;

    a first half cylinder screen disposed on the first end of the body, sealingly mounted on the top surface of the base, and defining a first interior;

    at least one first flow modifier disposed between the first screen and the body and placing the first interior in fluid communication with the hollow;

    a second half cylinder screen disposed on the second end of the body, sealingly mounted on the top surface of the base, and defining a second interior; and

    at least one second flow modifier disposed between the second screen and the body and placing the second interior in fluid communication with the hollow.

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