Fish Friendly

Hidrostal’s range of pumps and associated products offer the ideal solution to address a variety of environmental and ecological concerns.

Aquaculture/Fish Farming

  • Hatcheries
  • Dams/River Diversions
  • Land/Water Drainage projects
  • Raw Water Intakes for power plants & industry

They are the experts in the design, installation and commissioning of “Fish Friendly Pumps”, having patented the first ever Fish Friendly Pump over 50 years ago.  Our pumps have undergone rigorous field-testing to test and certify their effectiveness.

While this is an established requirement in the European Union (EU) the concept of certified “Fish Friendly” pumps, the trend is gaining momentum in the USA and Canada too.  Increased requirements on river & dam projects, Utility water intakes and fisheries are all seeing this as a growing trend.  The EPA, the US Fish & Wildlife, Environment Canada, Parks Canada and a host of State and Province organizations are all pushing stricter activities surrounding this topic.

The current range includes both Fish Friendly Pumps and Fish Transfer Pumps that are suitable for a wide variety of sizes and species of eels and fish. Their pumps are suitable for aquaculture, water extraction and land drainage applications.

The Hidrostal Group has substantial expertise and options for your Fish Friendly needs.  Let us help you with a solution!  For more information and detailed resources our ‘Sister’ company in the UK has developed a specific website detailing this topic.  Please visit this site at