Water Transfer between Siret to Bahlui
Keywords:water transfer between river basins, low impact water intake, underground adduction, RAM pumps
The drought of 2015 in Moldova region has sharpened the lack of water in the area. Even in normal years, in terms of precipitation there is a shortage of water. The article describes a solution for increasing the volume of water in Iasi region by taking it from Moldova and Siret rivers . The water will be transferred from the catchment basin of the Siret in Bahlui river by utilizing existing waterways and the shortest route for the underground headrace required. Level difference between basins will be used to produce hydroelectric power. The water transfered in Bahlui will be used including after storage in tanks located on hillsides with pumps using the water hammer effect.