In this section we outline the ways in which power stations interact with and can damage the environment. These include:
Impingement & entrainment
Flue Gas Desulphurisation and acidified discharge
Water use issues
Land take, habitat mitigation and restoration
Fly ash disposal
Effects of underwater structures, dams & weirs, and small hydro-electric plants
Download our factsheet on cooling water intakes and other issues: Factsheet (231 kb)
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Pisces can provide advice and expertise on the full range of environmental and operational issues - please contact us for further information and assistance.