Water Management

Learning objectives

  • Explain the importance of inflow forecasting when determining the efficient production of hydroelectric power
  • Describe environmental considerations when constructing hydroelectric generating stations
  • Examine water management policies

Course overview

Hydrology is the study of water. It is important to understand the aspects of hydrology that affect hydroelectric operations. Electricity generation is directly related to the water sources available today and in the future.

The Water Management training course discusses the various principles and applications of water management. It identifies the different issues and their impacts on hydroelectric power generation. This online course explains inflow forecasts and environmental considerations.

Water Management is part of the Hydroelectric Power Plant Operations training series.

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