Fish conservation using cost-effective technologies
ATET-Tech is an environmental consulting company focused on fish conservation at industrial water intakes including once-though-cooling, hydroelectric, irrigation, pulp & paper, and manufacturing. ATET-Tech has experience evaluating different fish protection systems such as barrier nets, acoustic and light systems, fine mesh screens, fish pumps and fish return systems especially related to cost-effectiveness, biofouling, and strengths/weaknesses in mitigation control. ATET has also developed a new underwater LED device (Light Guidance Device, LGD) for fish management applications which has been designed to work alone or integrated with different fish conservation methods.
ATET-Tech scientists jointly with colleagues from LimnoTech and Carleton University will be presenting a paper at the Hydro Vision International Conference to be held in June 26-28 in Charlotte, NC. The paper's title is CFD Design of an integrated fish passage system using new light guidance technologies.
ATET-Tech jointly with DFO and Carleton University scientists presented a paper entitled: Behavioural Guidance of Yellow-Stage Americn Eel with a Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Device at this symposium held with EPRI sponsorship this past December 12-13, 2017 in Cornwall, Ontario
ATET-Tech has expanding its database on the responses of different species of fish to the LGD technology. Experiments were succesffuly completed with Lake Sturgeon at Manitoba Hydro’s Grand Rapids hatchery. Work was conducted by Carleton University and the report is being reviewed.