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/s

3re (absence of the cooling


process). On th above MSL.
to the river is shown in Figures 13. The figures show that the plume spreads fr
om the outfall and
reaches the plant intake. It also spreads along the full width of the river. Thi
s can be
explainedove from the outfall to the intake causing higher
recirculation o is shown in Figures 13. The figures show that the plume spreads
from the outfall and
reaches the plant intake. It also spreads along the full width of the river. Thi
s can be
explainedove from the outfall to the intake causing higher
recirculation of hot water at the intake.
The figures show that the water te
r to the water surface and the near the river
/s) is very large compared
/day (2.3 m
3
3
/s which makes the intake abstraction dominate the river
flow. As a result, the warm water will mesh water. ) and the corresponding water
level is +1.98
m
bedat the flow velocity due to this low river discharge is very small
(about 1 to 2 cm/s). This low velocity makes the water in the reach almost stagn
ant and the
velocity is not enough for the sufficient mixing of the effluents with the fresh
water. This
situation leads to plume spreading with relatively high temperatuf hot water at
the intake.
The figures show that the water te
r to the water surface and the near the river
/s) is very large compared
/day (2.3 m
3
3
/s which makes the intake abstraction dominate the river
flow. As a result, the warm water will mesh water. ) and the corresponding water
level is +1.98
m
bedat the flow velocity due to this low river discharge is very small
(about 1 to 2 cm/s). This low velocity makes the water in the reach almost stagn
ant and the
velocity is not enough for the sufficient mixing of the effluents with the fresh
water. This
situation leads to plume spreading with relatively high temperatuflow of about 2
.3mmperature near the water surface (top layer) is higher than
that near the river bed (bottom layer) because the higher water temperature is l
ess dense
than fr by the fact th
The 2D horizontal distribution of the water temperature in the plant vicinity du
e to the three
modules of the plant under the 0.2 Mm
3
/day neae other hand, the inflow of the plant intake (40m
3This scenario simulates the operation of the power plant in case of the flow co

ndition of the
river has a disc is shown in Figures 13. The figures show that the plume spreads
from the outfall and
reaches the plant intake. It also spreads along the full width of the river. Thi
s can be
explainedove from the outfall to the intake causing higher
recirculation of hot water at the intake.
The figures show that the water te
r to the water surface and the near the river
/s) is very large compared
/day (2.3 m
3
3
/s which makes the intake abstraction dominate the river
flow. As a result, the warm water will mesh water. ) and the corresponding water
level is +1.98
m
bedat the flow velocity due to this low river discharge is very small
(about 1 to 2 cm/s). This low velocity makes the water in the reach almost stagn
ant and the
velocity is not enough for the sufficient mixing of the effluents with the fresh
water. This
situation leads to plume spreading with relatively high temperatuharge of 0.2 Mm