Thirsty Duck

Thirsty Duck LP designs, manufactures and markets two lines of self-skimming, patented floating outlets that have the ability to achieve nearly constant discharge regardless of headwater depth. When sized to deliver the maximum allowable outflow rate, detention storage volume can be reduced by up to 50%, depending on site-specific hydrologic characteristics, analysis method and regulatory agency criteria. The excess system volume can be utilized to meet client- or project-specific needs such as providing additional water quality volume in environmentally sensitive areas and providing additional flood attenuation volume in flood prone areas or more buildable land when property size is limited. Thirsty Duck devices can be used in new construction or in retrofit applications.


2154 Duck Slough Blvd.
Building 4, Ste. 103
Trinity, FL 34655
United States
Phone: 727.376.2400
Fax: 727.376.2411


Thirsty Duck Saved Them Millions
The TDP Series Design Spreadsheet
Hydraulic Principles Behind the TDP Series Floating Outlets and Skimmers
Modeling the Thirsty Duck in WWHM2012
Modeling the Thirsty Duck in HydroCAD
TDP Series Debris Test
Thirsty Duck Demo Video
Thirsty Duck Floating Outlets and Skimmers
Thirsty Duck Assembly Demo
TDP Series Float Toss

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