One-day training course
About this course
|Type|| Classroom training
|Topic||Water resources and management|
Sedimentation in reservoirs reduces their storage capacity, blocks intakes and damages tunnels and turbines. This course provides an overview of sedimentation issues in reservoirs and how to quantify them. It takes into account different aspects such as the source of sediment, the transport capacity of the river and the sedimentation processes in the reservoir. Sediment management options including some survey techniques are explored along with numerical approaches to quantify sedimentation.
Reservoir managers and hydropower owners who deal with the impacts of sediments in reservoirs.
At the end of the course participants will understand: