Flood Control in New England

by A.K. Sibley,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 1, Pg. 1-31

Document Type: Journal Paper


Problems of river and coastal floods in New England and methods used by Corps of Engrs for their control; control problems of following rivers: Housatonic-Naugatuck, Connecticut, Thames, Blackstone and Merrimack; hurricane tidal flooding and design criteria for tidal barriers along New England coast.

Subject Headings: Floods | Gates (hydraulic) | Tides | Coastal environment | Rivers and streams | Hurricanes and typhoons | Hydraulic design | North America | United States | New England | Connecticut

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