State of the art of reservoir sedimentation management in Spain

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Avendaño Salas, Cándido; Sanz Montero, M. Esther; Cobo Rayán, Rafael;
(2000)
  • Publisher: Water Resources Environment Technology Center-Japan (WEC)
  • Subject: Geología

Part of the total reservoir storage capacity in Spain (56 km3) is lost due to sedimentation processes taking place. Surveys carried out in 121 reservoirs indicate that 6% of them have undergone a capacity reduction of over 50%. However, most of them (81%) are characteri... View more
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