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JDR Vol.13 No.4 pp. 650-659
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2018.p0650
(2018)

Paper:

Reservoir Operation for Water Supply Considering Operational Ensemble Hydrological Predictions

Daisuke Nohara and Tomoharu Hori

Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan

Corresponding author

Received:
December 20, 2017
Accepted:
February 19, 2018
Published:
August 1, 2018
Keywords:
reservoir operation, water use, drought management, optimization, ensemble forecast
Abstract

This paper presents approaches and case studies for the introduction of ensemble hydrological predictions to reservoir operation for water supply. Medium-term operational ensemble forecasts of precipitation are employed to improve the real-time reservoir operation for drought management considering longer prospects with respect to future hydrological conditions in the target river basin. Real-time optimization of the water release strategy is conducted using dynamic programming approaches considering ensemble hydrological predictions. A case study on the application of ensemble hydrological predictions to reservoir operation for water use is reported as an example, with a hypothetical target river basin whose hydrological characteristics are derived from an actual reservoir and river basin.

Cite this article as:
D. Nohara and T. Hori, “Reservoir Operation for Water Supply Considering Operational Ensemble Hydrological Predictions,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.13, No.4, pp. 650-659, 2018.
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