Evolution of the Mississippi Valley Flood Control Plan

by J.R. Hardin,


Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 2, Pg. 1-18


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Development of lower Mississippi Valley flood control from its beginning with local levee construction at New Orleans to comprehensive plan now being prosecuted by Corps of Engineers; method proposed for controlling Mississippi analyzed in light of present knowledge.

Subject Headings: Floods | Construction methods | Levees and dikes | Mississippi | North America | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States

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