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Main Title Probabilistic Models in the Design and Operation of a Multi-Purpose Reservoir System.
Author Arunkumar, Subramani ; Yeh., William W-G. ;
CORP Author California Univ., Davis. Water Resources Center.
Year Published 1973
Report Number Contrib-144; UCAL-WRC-W-341 ;OWRR-A-043-CAL; W74-08153 ; OWRR-A-043-CAL(1)
Stock Number PB-232 410
Additional Subjects Multiple purpose reservoirs ; Mathematical models ; Probability theory ; Computation ; Theorems ; California ; Model studies
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NTIS  PB-232 410 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract
The problem of determining optimal regulation policies for single and multi-reservoir systems is considered. The optimal policies are analytically characterized in terms of certain critical numbers for which upper and lower bounds are obtained. Necessary and sufficient conditions are derived in the case of a single reservoir for the optimal policies for the finite horizon problem to be also optimal for the infinite planning horizon. These analytical characterizations lead to substantial savings in computation time needed to solve large problems. Numerical results are presented using the theoretical results developed in this report as well as for a reservoir system in California.