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Operation of Reservoirs in Kura River Basin in Azerbaijan

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.8, No. 6)

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Page : 366-371

Keywords : mountain rivers; water resources; sediments; hydraulic size; reservoir; spillway dam; flushing gallery; gate;

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The given article is devoted to the ways of solving the problems connected with the rational use of water resources in high-muddy mountain rivers. The analysis of technical and operational indicators of reservoirs constructed on mountain rivers characterized by high turbidity is carried out and silt control measures are investigated. The silt control issue is now gaining a big actuality and national economic significance. This problem is especially acute in the South Caucasus, Central Asia and other places where many mountain reservoirs have been constructed. The given article analyzes the existing methods of sediment wash out from reservoirs and proposes a new method for silt control during the operational period.

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