pondage


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pondage

(ˈpɒndɪdʒ)
n
the water held in a reservoir
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From the environmental perspective, the project site comprising of dam pondage area as well as irrigation channel and proposed land for irrigation are arid in nature having little or no rain and too dry to support vegetation.
Pakistan claimed to have scored a victory in the Baglihar Dam case, but in reality all that was gained was a reduction in the height of the dam and a slight shrinkage in the size of the pondage.
However, meeting also informed that pondage much higher than it is permissible, lower intakes and deep orifice spillways, the usual features of Indian designs, provide to India excessive control, which is against the explicit provisions of the treaty.
At source TWl, TC may be due to pondage near TWl that may seep due to poor sanitary seal of TWl.
Much higher than the permissible pondage, lower intakes and deep orifice spillways, which are the usual features of Indian designs, provide India excessive control which is against the explicit provisions of the Treaty, he added.
In all experiments, topsoil WFPS responded to periods of high rainfall (>15 mm), associated runoff, surface pondage, evapotranspiration and evaporation.
The isolation of salmonellas from piggery waste water after orthodox pondage treatment.
At places the pondage areas are deep up to 15-20 feet.
On flood control, it has been claimed that the Subansiri Lower Project is a run-of-the-river project with small pondage for peaking power, plus to ease the floods during Monsoon through operating the reservoir at lower level.
There was a disagreement on the Baglihar Dam about engineering details such as pondage, freeboard height, spillway gates, water intake level for dead storage and probable maximum flood level.
The revision would give one per cent additional return on equity for all such hydro plants that have pondage ( and hence the peaking power capacity)," he told M AIL T ODAY .
Pakistan had raised four concerns on the design of the project and sought modification on free board, level of power intakes, pondage and spillways.