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Carollo’s Vortex Screen Design Helps Sacramento Fight Drought

California Department of Water Resources officials talk about the drought mitigation grants

As surface water levels drop in the wake of increasingly severe drought conditions, the State of California has earmarked $200 million in grant money for statewide drought mitigation projects. Carollo helped Sacramento City Department of Utilities maintain their river intake facilities by designing vortex breakers for their water supply pumps. On Thursday, November 6th, officials from the California Department of Water Resources used the pump station with its new vortex breakers as a background to talk about the drought mitigation grants and what other similarly affected communities plan to do to maintain adequate water supplies across the state.

Click here to read more and click here to see what these vortex screens look like underwater.