SEDIMENTATION OF RESERVOIRS: PREVENTION VS CLEANUP

Soil erosion from cropland contributes significantly to reducing storage capacity in reservoirs. A model is developed for comparing economic desirability of various catchment level soil conservation practices. Results from an illustrative case study show that prevention of sediment accumulation can be much more economical than sediment removal at the reservoir level.


Issue Date:
2002
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/19593
Total Pages:
28
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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