Allocation is the number-one cause of conflict in water resources, whether betweensovereign nations, different user groups or neighboring basins. The inter-basin watertransfer is a remedy to the negative issues of water shortage in drought-stricken regions. Ina water transfer project, the receiving basin always benefits while the donor basin maysuffer. In this work, to define an operating policy, a multi-reservoir multi-purpose system issimulated and optimized for a set of long-term historical records. A multi-objectiveoptimization model is developed based on Non-Dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm(NSGA-II). The optimization results define the best possible performance set for a twobasinsystem with the objectives of supplied water shortage minimization during droughts.In a multi-objective optimization problem, there is not a single solution that simultaneouslyoptimizes all objectives. However, decision makers are concerned with finding a uniquecompromise solution that balances conflicting objectives in a socially acceptable manner.The game theory can identify and interpret the behaviors of parties in water resourceproblems and describe interactions of different parties who give priority to their ownobjectives, rather than system’s objective. Using the strategic form description for differentmoves or actions available in the optimum trade-off front, Nash equilibrium outcomespredicted by game theory narrow the results suggested by optimization method. In thisstudy, the inter-basin water transfer project from Zohreh multi-reservoir multi-purposesystem in southwestern Iran to the Persian Gulf coastal district is investigated using theproposed methodology.
Inter-Basin Water Transfer, Conflict Resolution, Rule-Curve, Multi-Objective Optimization, Nash Equilibrium, Quantal Response Equilibrium1
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Alahdin, S. and Ghafouri, H.R. and Haghighi, A.,1397,Derivation of conflict resolution rule-curves in multi-purpose multi-reservoir system for inter-basin water transfer during drought,https://civilica.com/doc/939489