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Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Water System Operations (Beijing, 2018)

The temporally and spatially uneven distribution of water resources is rather common all over the world. Hydraulic engineering is one of the most important infrastructures to address such problems since it can deal with flood defense, water supply, irrigation, and hydropower etc.

There are a large number of reservoirs all over the world, and China alone has over 98,000 of them. The existence of these reservoirs has greatly changed the natural runoff processes, leading to a lot of difficulties in optimal reservoir operation. In addition, inter-basin water diversion project, although ecologically controversial, is an important measure to alleviate the water crisis. Up to now, more than 350 water diversion projects have been built in at least 40 countries and regions around the world. Many hydro-solar-wind multi-energy systems along the reservoirs and inter-basin water diversion systems are planned and constructed.

It is now clear that, compared with the earlier generation of water projects, new and/or additional sources of water are becoming scarce, more expensive to develop, require more expertise and technological know-how for planning, design, implementation and operation, and often could result in more social and environmental disruptions. Not surprisingly, there is an increasing realization that scientific understanding of water systems operations is essential and necessary for efficiently and effectively manage the existing water projects, which help for future human welfare.

The goal of this symposium is to bring together researchers of academia and practitioners to share latest scientific advancements, emerging technologies, and directions in issues relevant to water system operations. This conference will provide opportunities to present novel research results and networking for future activities.

This event coincides with many other events in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the host institute, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR). In this respect, we are liaising with many other international association such as ICOLD, ICID-CIID, others. Participants of this symposium will enjoy discounted or free access to the 60th anniversary technical events.

For more details, please visit the website of this symposium.

ID Title Authors Year
20280 Ecological Strategies on the Demonstration of the Western Route Water Transfer
Tongtong Wang; Hao Chen
20281 Analysis of the Ecological Effects of Decadal Large Scale Intermittent Annual Water Allocation Using Satellite Data in Baiyangdian Wetland, Northern China
Fei Wang; Ying Zhao
20282 Simulation and Analysis of Accident Condition and Coping Operations of the Dian Zhong Water Diversion Project
Yibo Yan; Huiyong Huang; Hui Wan; Yongyan Wu
20283 Study on Selection of Pressure Regulating Valve for Hydropower Station with Both Surge Tank and Pressure Regulating Valve
Tianchi Zhou; Gaohui Li; Yimin Chen
20284 Identifying Effective Reservoir Capacity, Water Supply, Inflow for Tradeoff Between Human and Ecological Demand
He Shan; Yin Xin’an; Zhifeng Yang
20285 Brief Discussion on the Water-Sediment Regulation in the Ningxia-Inner Mongolia Reach of the Yellow River Under the Changing Environment
Xiaonan Li; Chen Zhang; Hongwu Zhang; Lisheng Zhang; Deyu Zhong
20286 Online Model Identification of Open-Channel System with High Order IDZ Model
Wenjun Liao; Guanghua Guan; Le Zhong; Changcheng Xiao; Ke Zhong; Huiyong Huang
20287 Water and Sediment Graded Management to Alleviate the “Secondary Suspended River” in the Lower Reaches of the Yellow River
Junhua Li; Enhui Jiang; Linjuan Xu
20288 Study on Control Mode of Operation Parameter in Hydropower Air Chamber
Tingyu Xu; Jian Zhang
20289 Operation Method of Allowing Variation Interval of Downstream Water Level in the Middle Route of South-to-North Water Diversion Project
Yongyan Wu; Huiyong Huang; Qi Li; Yibo Yan

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