Integration of Environmental Management with Reservoir and Power System Operations

by Vahid Alavian, TVA Engineering Lab, Norris, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


Two examples related to the Tennessee Valley Authority's reservoir and power systems operation with environmental performance and management as major goals are given in this paper. One describes a policy study examining the long-term strategy for river system operation and the other describes the development of advanced tools and methodologies to assist in the daily decision making process regarding timely and effective operation of the system.

Subject Headings: Environmental issues | Reservoirs | Energy infrastructure | Federal government | Management methods | Decision making | River systems | Hydro power | Tennessee | United States

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