trash screen

trash screen

[′trash ‚skrēn]
(civil engineering)
A screen placed in a waterway to prevent the passage of trash.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A new and improved 2-tier trash screen has been installed at the inlet of the culvert, to help reduce the risk of it becoming blocked with debris and making it easier and safer to clear when water levels are high.
These contaminants together with most of the water and liberated sand particles are passed from the rear of the AggreScrub to the integrated trash screen. This step recovers the lightweight contaminants as a waste and allows the water and sand to be collected.
Notwithstanding this, DCC are currently reviewing the options to further lower the potential for structure blockages, including the complete removal of the trash screen."
Eight years ago, the Environment Agency built a new trash screen on Lady Park Burn to stop debris building up and blocking the burn where it is culverted to go under a road.
Inlet of River Sherbourne, culvert adjacent to Meadow Street, Spon End - boundary railings, gates and access track as part of refurbishment of river trash screen
In addition, the cooling system uses components with wide fin spacing to allow trash to pass through the cores and incorporates a removable trash screen to eliminate plugging.
Frequent cleaning of the trash screen at the pump inlet was practiced to prevent floating debris from clogging the pump.
Oxide pulps then flow via a 1.5 x 4.8 m trash screen into a series of three mechanically agitated 750 |m.sup.3~ leach tanks, with cyanide and lime addition to trash screen underflow.
e Environment Agency has replaced the trash screen at the north end of Albert Park to one that is more maintenancefriendly.
The Aggwash wash plant also has the ability to remove the organics from the feed material and any floating material that comes from the rear of the trash screen washer and is dewatered on the logwasher.