The aim of this work is to apply 3D hydrodynamic model ELCOM (Estuary and Lake Computer Model), combined with water quality model CAEDYM (Conceptual aquatic environment dynamic) model to Sau reservoir. This study is an attempt to get an idea about the effect of river water inflow dynamic on water quality in daily time scale. Simulation takes place in summer period in stratified conditions and has been undertaken for approximately one week starting in the end of July of the 2005. This, study may contribute for future investigation and environmental consequences of water quality in Algerian Reservoirs.


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