E3S Web Conf.
Volume 21, 2017IInd International Innovative Mining Symposium (Devoted to Russian Federation Year of Environment)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Environment Problems in Mining Regions|
|Published online||10 November 2017|
Resource-Saving Cleaning Technologies for Power Plant Waste-Water Cooling Ponds
1 T.F. Gorbachev Kuzbass State Technical University,Belovo Branch, 652644 Ilyicha st. 32, Inskoy, Kemerovo oblast, Russia
2 Belovo Fish Center Ltd., 652644 Technologichesky Dist., 3, Inskoy, Kemerovo oblast, Russia
3 FSUE “Gosrybcentr”, Novosibirsk branch,630091, 1 Pisareva st., Novosibirsk, Russia
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
One of the frequently encountered problems of power plant small cooling ponds is rapid eutrophication and related intensified development of phytoplankton (“hyperflow”) and overgrowing of ponds by higher aquatic vegetation. As a result of hyper-flowering, an enormous amount of detritus settles on the condenser tubes, reducing the efficiency of the power plant operation. The development of higher aquatic vegetation contributes to the appearing of the shoals. As a result the volume, area and other characteristics of the cooling ponds are getting changed. The article describes the environmental problems of small manmade ponds of power plants and coal mines in mining regions. Two approaches to the problem of eutrophication are considered: technological and ecological. The negative effects of herbicides application to aquatic organisms are experimentally proved. An ecological approach to solving the problem by fish-land reclamation method is shown.
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