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Effects of Short-Term Regulation by Power Plants on Erosion and Water Quality of a River

  • Erkki Alasaarela
  • Markku Virtanen

Abstract

The demand for electricity varies with time of year, week and day. Electricity cannot be stored in Finland, so the output must be adjusted to meet the demand. Short-term regulation of regional hydropower plants is important. They generally account for 30–50% of the value of the annual production of power plants (Lehtonen 1985).

Keywords

Water Level Power Plant River Water Unsteady Flow Bank Erosion 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Erkki Alasaarela
    • 1
  • Markku Virtanen
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical Research Centre of FinlandBuilding LaboratoryOuluFinland

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