Flood Control in the Brazilian Electric System Reservoirs at Parana River Basinby A. L. Lopes,
V. F. Rocha,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water
Abstract: This paper describes the experience of the Brazilian Electric System in flood control at Parana River basin, and presents the factors that required the consideration of flood impacts in the energy operation planning studies. There is a brief description of the main characteristics of hydraulic plants and the problems caused by the conflicting objectives of energy generation and flood control.
Subject Headings: Electrical systems | Floods | Electric power | Control systems | Rivers and streams | Basins | Hydraulics | Power plants
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