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International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies
ISSN: 2028-9324     CODEN: IJIABO     OCLC Number: 828807274     ZDB-ID: 2703985-7
 
 
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-of-river dam designing and modelling of its influence on the propagation of floods from the Davo River to the drinking water production station in Gueyo (Côte d'Ivoire)


Volume 28, Issue 1, December 2019, Pages 241–253

 -of-river dam designing and modelling of its influence on the propagation of floods from the Davo River to the drinking water production station in Gueyo (Côte d'Ivoire)

Kouakou Lazare Kouassi1, Zilé Alex Kouadio2, KOUAME Yao Morton3, Affoué Berthe Yao4, OUEDE Gla Blaise5, and KOUADIO Koffi Prosper6

1 UFR Environnement, Laboratoire des Sciences et Technologies de l’Environnement, Université Jean Lorougnon Guédé, Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire
2 UFR Environnement, Laboratoire des Sciences et Technologies de l’Environnement, Université Jean Lorougnon Guédé, Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire
3 University Jean Lorougnon Guédé, BP 150 Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire
4 UFR Environnement, Laboratoire des Sciences et Technologies de l’Environnement, Université Jean Lorougnon Guédé, Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire
5 University Jean Lorougnon Guédé, BP 150 Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire
6 National Bureau of Technical Studies and Development (BNETD), 04 BP 945 Abidjan 04, Côte d’Ivoire

Original language: English

Copyright © 2019 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


The construction of hydraulic structures on watercourses modifies the flow conditions and the extent of flood propagation zones. To do this, the installation of the structures must be preceded by models ensuring the correct dimensioning of the structures and their influence on the hydrological functioning of the watercourse. This study used hydrometric data, satellite images and cartographic data to design a run-of-river dam and model its influence on the propagation of floods from the Davo River to the drinking water production station in Gueyo (Côte d'Ivoire). The dimensioning of the weir gave the following main characteristics: 2.5 m heigth, 1.3 m wide at the crest, 3.8 m right-of-way and 177 m long. The retention created by the presence of this weir answer the population's water needs, which are estimated at 0.19 m3/s, or 16,800 m3/day. Simulation of the behaviour of the Davo River during high water periods shows that the presence of the weir does not have a significant impact on the extent of the floodplain area.

Author Keywords: run-of-river dam, hydrological modelling, flood propagation, Davo River, Côte d'Ivoire.


How to Cite this Article


Kouakou Lazare Kouassi, Zilé Alex Kouadio, KOUAME Yao Morton, Affoué Berthe Yao, OUEDE Gla Blaise, and KOUADIO Koffi Prosper, “-of-river dam designing and modelling of its influence on the propagation of floods from the Davo River to the drinking water production station in Gueyo (Côte d'Ivoire),” International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 241–253, December 2019.