, Volume 15, Issue 9, pp 517-521

Flushing of reservoirs as a means of increasing the operating efficiency of hydroelectric stations

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Conclusions

  1. Flushing of reservoirs with its correct organization is an effective means of saving hydropower resources and provides a high economic effect.

  2. The method presented in the article can be used for calculating the economic effect from the power use of the sediment-freed regulating capacity of a reservoir.

Translated from Gidrotekhnicheskoe Stroitel'stvo, No. 9, pp. 14–16, September, 1981.