Brodarevo I HPP

Location of dam and HPP

The “Brodarevo I” dam and HPP are planned at the profile “Junakovina”, on the Lim River, at the chainage km 101+887, approximately 3.5 km upstream of the bridge in the settlement Brodarevo. The location belongs to the municipality of Brodarevo; the nearest town is settlement Brodarevo.

Wide location area
Narrow location area
Satellite image of HPP location

Profile hydrological properties from original documentation

Basic profile hydrological properties (as given in the original technical documentation) are:

  • Basin area: 2,730 km2,
  • Mean discharge: 74.4 m3/s,
  • Ecological flow: 10.4 m3/s and
  • Flood discharge referent for design of spillways: 2,150 m3/s (Q0.1).

Dam properties

Basic dam properties are:

  • Type: gravity, concrete dam,
  • Crest elevation: 521.00 m.a.s.l.,
  • Height: 38.80 m,
  • Length along the crest: 103.20 m,
  • Width at the crest: 9.35 m,
  • Storage evacuation structures: spillway, two surface and two submerged fields and
  • Total evacuation capacity: 2,150 m3/s (Q0.1).

Storage properties

Basic storage properties are:

  • Regular water level: 519 m.a.s.l.,
  • Maximum water level: 519 m.a.s.l.,
  • Minimum operating water level: 517 m.a.s.l.,
  • Total volume: 3.99 million m3,
  • Active volume: 1.02 million m3
  • Inactive volume: 2.97 million m3and
  • Surface area: 0.516 km2 (at the maximum water level).

Conduit properties

The plant belongs to the non-diversion type.

HPP/Powerhouse properties

Basic HPP/powerhouse properties are:

  • Plant type: non-diversion,
  • Unit type: Kaplan,
  • Number of units: 3,
  • Installed discharge: 3 x 60 = 150 m3/s,
  • Tailrace water level: 496.31 m.a.s.l.,
  • Gross head: 22.69 m,
  • Head loss: 0.30 m,
  • Net head: 22.39 m,
  • Installed power: 26.10 MW,
  • Mean annual electricity generation: 103 GWh and
  • Connection voltage level: 110 kV.

Source: IWRM Country Report for Serbia, COWI, Stucky and Jaroslav Cerni Water Institute, 2017