Determination of Values of Project Storage for Hydropower Scheduling

by H. Dieter Waffel,
Philip R. Wandschneider, Washington State Univ, Pullman, WA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Power '87


The Columbia River is characterized by multiple and sometimes conflicting uses, and its basin extends over many political jurisdictions. To balance pluralistic needs and authorities with the need to coordinate management of the River system, a complicated management structure has evolved in which no one entity dominates. This paper outlines the existing structure and describes some of the mechanisms which tie the system together.

Subject Headings: Water storage | Hydro power | Scheduling | Resource management | Water resources | Systems management | Economic factors | Dispute resolution

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