Sedimentation in Reservoir – Control Measures

What is Sedimentation of Reservoir ? When the silt laiden water reaches a reservoir in vicinity of the dam, the velocity and turbulence are considerably reduced. The biggest particle which moves along the bed load, gets deposited in the head or upper reaches of reservoir. While the fine particles which are kept in suspension as … Read more Sedimentation in Reservoir – Control Measures

Reservoir | Types and Storage Zones of Reservoir

Definition of Reservoir when a barrier is constructed across a river in the form of dam, water gets stored on upstream side of the barrier, forming a pool of water called dam reservoir or impounding reservoirs or a storage reservoirs or a river reservoirs. Reservoirs are mainly categorized into 2 types : Impounding ( into … Read more Reservoir | Types and Storage Zones of Reservoir