Trap Efficiency

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TRAP EFFICIENCY (E)

  • It is define the percentage of the sediment deposit in the reservoir even inspire of taking precautions and measures.
  • Most of the reservoirs tap 95% to 100% of the sediment load flowing into them.
  • It has not been possible to reduce the trap efficiency below about 90% inspire of several sediment control measures now know to us.
  • Trap efficiency is a measure of reservoir sedimentation.

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