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Sediment accumulation behind dams reduces storage capacity and threatens the intake works of hydropower reservoirs, which can lead to turbine damage and generation losses. In order to protect the hydropower intake, a low-level flushing outlet placed below the hydropower intake can be used to scour out deposited sediment under pressure. Pressure flu...
Guidelines for the design of small to large river abstraction works for potable and irrigation water use, on alluvial rivers, to deal with with sediment. Case studies from Southern Africa. Guidelines for the design of river diversion works on alluvial rivers with sediment control measures for hydro power projects.