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sistema de aprovechamiento (de ríos).

English translation: effective use/exploitation

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Spanish term or phrase:sistema de aprovechamiento (de ríos).
English translation:effective use/exploitation
Entered by: Maria Teresa Navarro
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23:17 Sep 8, 2011
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / DAM CONSTRUCTION
Spanish term or phrase: sistema de aprovechamiento (de ríos).
Contexto:

"(Province) es la mayor generadora de energía eléctrica del país gracias al sistema de aprovechamiento de sus ríos mediante embalses, diques compensadores y represas hidroeléctricas."

INTENTO DE TRADUCCIÓN:

"The Province of xx is the country´s largest electric power generator; this is because of the effective use of provincial rivers through dams, compensating dikes, and hydroelectric dams."

Qué les parece el fraseo "effective use of rivers through...."

Gracias de antemano!
Maria Teresa Navarro
Local time: 03:01
effective use/exploitation
Explanation:
and an idea :)

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Note added at 24 mins (2011-09-08 23:41:39 GMT)
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in a sound cost effective manner to achieve the exploitation of a river's resources. These structural works were seen as solutions in themselves–not as part of a ...

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Note added at 25 mins (2011-09-08 23:42:34 GMT)
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... builds and operates catchments for the effective exploitation of floodwaters. One example is the company's facility at the Shikma River, south of the City of ...

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Note added at 26 mins (2011-09-08 23:43:16 GMT)
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"exploitation" is not always a negative concept so ...
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David Hollywood
Local time: 03:01
Grading comment
Thanks David!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +2effective use/exploitation
David Hollywood


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23 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
effective use/exploitation


Explanation:
and an idea :)

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Note added at 24 mins (2011-09-08 23:41:39 GMT)
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in a sound cost effective manner to achieve the exploitation of a river's resources. These structural works were seen as solutions in themselves–not as part of a ...

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Note added at 25 mins (2011-09-08 23:42:34 GMT)
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... builds and operates catchments for the effective exploitation of floodwaters. One example is the company's facility at the Shikma River, south of the City of ...

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Note added at 26 mins (2011-09-08 23:43:16 GMT)
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"exploitation" is not always a negative concept so ...

David Hollywood
Local time: 03:01
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 226
Grading comment
Thanks David!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tatty: Exploitation is much clearer.
9 hrs
  -> thanks Tatty :)

agree  Mónica Sauza
15 hrs
  -> gracias Mónica :)
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