A Decision Support System for the Management of Como Lake: Structure, Implementation and Performance

  • G. Guariso
  • S. Rinaldi
  • R. Soncini-Sessa
Part of the CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 320)


We review an application oriented study on the real time management of Lake Como, a natural multipurpose reservoir in Northern Italy. Emphasis is on the DSS that resulted from the study and has been used by the manager for several years to take his daily decision on the amount of water to be released from the lake. The structure of the DSS, based on the solutions of complex multiobjective deterministic and stochastic optimal control problems, is presented and the performance of the DSS during the first years of use is analyzed.


Snow Cover Lake Level Operating Rule Reservoir Management Stochastic Optimal Control Problem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Guariso
    • 1
  • S. Rinaldi
    • 1
  • R. Soncini-Sessa
    • 2
  1. 1.Politecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Università di BresciaBresciaItaly

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