Comments on: Hydro Plant With Some Imperfections http://englishrussia.com/2012/07/13/hydro-plant-with-some-imperfections/ Daily selected things from Russia and ex USSR countries. Published In English. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:53:13 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 By: A-Star http://englishrussia.com/2012/07/13/hydro-plant-with-some-imperfections/#comment-9439450 Mon, 16 Jul 2012 21:19:58 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=104537#comment-9439450 1. 68m water level was originally planned by designers. 63m is temporary level.
2. Rise of water level from 63m to 68m will increase submerged area from 1118 to 2162km². It’s unacceptable for surrounding regions.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheboksary_Dam

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By: rostit http://englishrussia.com/2012/07/13/hydro-plant-with-some-imperfections/#comment-9427417 Sun, 15 Jul 2012 14:58:46 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=104537#comment-9427417 lower levels of water allow more debris to pass into the system as well as the turbulence by not having the water cover everything.

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By: Liptonius http://englishrussia.com/2012/07/13/hydro-plant-with-some-imperfections/#comment-9424314 Sun, 15 Jul 2012 02:22:04 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=104537#comment-9424314 Just a few “whys”.

Why is 68m “standard”

Why can’t the water level be increased? It’s a dam. Reduce the flow and raise the level?

Why does running at a lower level increase wear?

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By: Mercal http://englishrussia.com/2012/07/13/hydro-plant-with-some-imperfections/#comment-9417997 Sat, 14 Jul 2012 02:10:38 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=104537#comment-9417997 Russia is smart in creating new power sources and updating power sources.

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