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Touvedo Hydroelectric Plant fish lift optimization and monitoring

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OBJECTIVE

Diagnosis and effectiveness assessment of the fish lift, definition and implementation of measures to improve its operation and evaluation of its success.

BENEFITS

Intangible environmental benefits by mitigating the impact of the dam into river connectivity, allowing the fish fauna food or breeding movements.

PARTNERSHIPS

  • EDP Produção
  • EDP Labelec - Environment
  • Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA) from Lisboa University

EDP LABELEC'S PARTICIPATION DESCRIPTION

Planning and project coordination. Supervision of technical-scientific component developed by ISA, namely:

  • Video recording monitoring of the fish lift;
  • Fish fauna monitoring downstream of the dam;
  • Effectiveness assessment of the fish lift;
  • Integration of monitoring, design and operation information;
  • Definition of measures to promote the increase of efficiency of the lift.