Reservoir Mass Analysis by a Low-Flow Series

by J.B. Stall,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 5, Pg. 21-42

Document Type: Journal Paper


Generation and use of nonsequential series of low-flow events, for improved mass-type analysis of proposed impounding reservoir; determination of reservoir capacity necessary to meet particular gross draft rates during critical droughts having various recurrence intervals; determination of length of critical drawdown periods by mass-type analysis for selection of optimum economic reservoir design.

Subject Headings: Reservoirs | Low flow | Water storage | Droughts | Drawdown (hydrology) | Economic factors

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