Hydrotechnical Construction

, Volume 15, Issue 9, pp 517–521 | Cite as

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

  • A. S. Vorob'ev


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

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    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.



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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

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