1302 Waugh Drive, PMB #465
Houston, Texas 77019-3908 USA
Phone: +1-832-654-4003

River Current Catchers©

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Tidal Area Current Catchers©    River Current Catchers©    Bridge Current Catchers©


Paddle Wheel Current Catcher with Bridge Mooring


Paddle Wheel Current Catcher

Paddle Wheel Current Catcher with Caisson Mooring


Paddle Wheel Current Catcher


River Current Catchers©:

Paddle Wheel Current Catcher With Deep Water Horizontal Mooring are similar to Tidal Area Current Catchers© with similar advantages but the additional advantages of:

  • lower water depths
  • no tide flow direction changes
  • lower corrosion due to no salt water content
  • usually easier access

have the added advantages of:

  • no need for a dam or a weir to be constructed across the river

has the disadvantage over the Tidal Area Current Catchers© of:

  • Possibly not being able to tow the River Current Catchers© to their installation site