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River regulation and flood control

Pittsburgh (Pa.). Flood Commission.

River regulation and flood control

a national policy advocated by the Flood Commission.

by Pittsburgh (Pa.). Flood Commission.

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Published by The Commission in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

  • Flood control -- Monongahela River,
  • Flood control -- Allegheny River

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    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17044085M

    Crest (River): The maximum river elevation during a given flood event. Flood Stage: The level at which a body of water's surface has risen out of bank or to a sufficient level to cause inundation of areas that are not normally covered by water, causing an inconvenience or a threat to life and/or property. Flow. River structures should serve more than engineering objectives. Structures are used to control the flow of rivers for a number of purposes, including bank stabilisation, water storage, flood protection, depth regulation, aeration, flow measurement, and storm detention.

    A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. In the sense of "flowing water", the word may also be applied to the inflow of the are an area of study of the discipline hydrology and are of significant concern in agriculture, civil engineering and public health.. Flooding may occur as an overflow of water from water bodies, such as a river, lake, or ocean.   The NJ Department of Environmental Protection is authorized “to adopt land use regulations for the flood hazard area, to control stream encroachments, to coordinate effectively the development, dissemination, and use of information on floods and flood damages.”.

      If the Old River Control Structure were to fail and allow the Mississippi River to carve a new path to the Gulf of Mexico, extremely damaging short-term and long-term impacts costing hundreds of. Water Control Manuals outline the regulation schedules for each project and specifications for storage and releases from each reservoir. Water Control Manuals outline policies and data protocols for flood risk management operations and drought contingency operations.

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