DAILY OPERATION OF A MULTIPURPOSE RESERVOIR SYSTEM

1983-01-01
Yazıcıgil, Hasan
TOEBES, GERRIT H
An optimization model that may be used by reservoir system operators to improve daily, real‐time operations and to evolve better long‐term operating guidelines is developed and tested. The four multipurpose reservoirs in the Green River Basin (GRB) of Kentucky are used as a case study. The GRB Operation Optimization Model (GRBOOM) is a linear program constructed to imitate the decision‐ making process that results in actual reservoir release decisions. The model is easily modifiable and very flexible, which allows sensitivity analysis and experimentation with new operating guidelines. This experimentation should permit the operators to evolve improved operating policies. The inputs to the model are data that are readily available, and the outputs may be presented in easily interpreted graphical form.
WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH

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Citation Formats
H. Yazıcıgil and G. H. TOEBES, “DAILY OPERATION OF A MULTIPURPOSE RESERVOIR SYSTEM,” WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH, pp. 1–13, 1983, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/31520.