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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
20290 Impact on Operation of the Middle Route Project of South-to-North Water Diversion
Hui Wan; Huiyong Huang; Sidong Zeng; Yibo Yan; Yongyan Wu; Shaohua Liu; Kai Wei
20291 The Response Property of Inverted Siphon in Long Distance Water Distribution System
Zhonghao Mao; Guanghua Guan; Zhonghua Yang; Ke Zhong
20292 Urban Storm Flooding: Characteristics and Management in Beijing
Chao-chen Fu; Jia-hong Liu; Hao Wang; Chen-yao Xiang; Xiao-ran Fu; Qing-hua Luan
20293 Multi-Objective Hydropower Purchase Optimization Method for Inter-Provincial Power Grids Under Time-Sharing Electricity Price
Peng Lu; Mo Li; Xiang Zhang; Yibo Zou; Shengmao Shu
20294 Application of an Improved PSO Algorithm Mixed BFO Algorithm in Optimal Scheduling of Hydropower Station
Yibo Zou; Mo Li; Xiaogang Xiao
20295 Study on Ecological Scheduling of the Xiaolangdi Reservoir Based on the Ecological Needs of Estuarine Fishes
Shimin Tian; Yi Zhao; Yuanjian Wang; Enhui Jiang; Shoubing Yu
20296 A Study on the Characteristics and Influencing Factors of Reservoir Sedimentation in Wanjiazhai Reservoir
Zhihui Ren; Ting Wang; Yuanjian Wang; Shaojun Qu
20297 Analysis on Influencing Factors and Simulation of Sediment Release by Density Current: The Case of Xiaolangdi Reservoir
Ting Wang; Yuanjian Wang; Huaibao Ma; Shaojun Qu
20298 Theory and Practice of Water and Sediment Regulation in Flood Season of Yellow River in 2018
Yuanjian Wang; Enhui Jiang; Xinjie Li; Xin Wang
20299 Joint Dispatching of the Reservoirs in the Yuanshui Basin Based on Regime Forecast System and Intelligent Meteorology Forecast
Yujun Mo; Xin Wu

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