The Apalachicola River Basin Project

by C.P. Lindner,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 5, Pg. 1-18

Document Type: Journal Paper


Federal project in Apalachicola River Basin in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama for navigation, flood control, hydroelectric power, and regulation of stream flow; foundations varied from granitoid rock, soft porous and cavernous limestone, and low strength relatively nonporous limestone, to sand and clayey material; one dam founded on porous limestone; problems encountered during design and construction.

Subject Headings: Basins | Rivers and streams | Soil strength | Porous media flow | Limestone | Strength of materials | Streamflow | Foundation design | Dam foundations | Hydro power | North America | United States | Alabama | Florida | Georgia

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