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Characterization of the aquatic environment in Lake Mead near the proposed Spring Canyon pumped-storage project, and assessment of potential aquatic impacts

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Title Characterization of the aquatic environment in Lake Mead near the proposed Spring Canyon pumped-storage project, and assessment of potential aquatic impacts
Creator Liston, Charles R. Grabowski, Stephen J. Bureau of Reclamation
Description A pumped storage system consists of an upper reservoir and lower reservoir separated by an elevation difference. During low demand energy periods such as nights and weekends water is pumped from the lower to the upper reservoir using available energy from conventional steam electric power plants. During high energy demand periods, such as mornings and afternoons of weekdays, upper reservoir water is allowed to drop back down through the same system of water conduits and turbines, generating...
Date 1988-06-01T07:00:00Z
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Format application/pdf
Identifier http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/water_pubs/13 http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1024&context=water_pubs
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Aquatic ecology Chlorophyll Effluent quality Freshwater fishes Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.) Pumped storage power plants Salinity Zooplankton Aquaculture and Fisheries Biochemistry Biology Environmental Health and Protection Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment Environmental Microbiology and Microbial Ecology Environmental Monitoring Fresh Water Studies Natural Resources and Conservation Natural Resources Management and Policy Sustainability Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology

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