RAW WATER STRAINING
Pond water is withdrawn from Chase's Pond through a pipe located in an underwater intake structure protected by a concrete box located just off the bottom of the pond. The pond water travels through the pipe into the screen house building near the dam.
Here, large screens physically prevent and remove large pieces of debris and living species from entering and potentially clogging the treatment process.
This is essentially “straining” the water as it first enters the treatment process.