pondage


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pondage

[′pän·dij]
(hydrology)
Water held in a reservoir for short periods to regulate natural flow, usually for hydroelectric power.
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On the Lower Kalnai project, Pakistan has raised objections to its freeboard, pondage and intake and is of the view that the depth of bridge girder and provision of freeboard should be close to one metre and considers two-metre freeboard as 'excessive'.
Using pondage higher than it is permissible under the treaty is in Indian benefit, but damages Pakistan, adding New Delhi is violating the provisions of the treaty.
" 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.
About another project, the Nimoo-Bazgo Hydroelectric Plant of 45MW, the minister said that Pakistan's question with regard to freeboard/parapet wall was addressed by ICIW during the 105th meeting of PIC by making openings (4"X4") in the solid parapet wall at Dam crest level, however, on the questions of Pondage, Spilway and Power Intake, Pakistan is intending to proceed further under the IWT.
Old Talbingo is now under the water of Snowy scheme pondage. Various photographs were taken in 1900 when Stella was 21, then in 1902 and used for promotion of her first book, My Brilliant Career.
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.
Soon a pondage was growing nicely beside our house, with a spillway into our drainage system.
Among the practices that will be encouraged are soil conservation, integrated pest management, fencing, contour plowing, ditching, terracing, pondage and troughs, natural fertilizers, wood-saving stoves and slope correction.
to make the Canal limits something of a park, with woods and tended gardens at the locks, definite park areas, the pondage and other water areas turned into lakes and sown with wild rice and the whole zone turned into a bird sanctuary (Department of Railways and Canals, 1933).
This facet of the Columbia River Treaty, one of the most controversial in recent Kootenay history, also involved construction by the US of dams in Canada to provide flood control and storage; this pondage affected expanses of arable land and a number of communities.