Engineer-Geologist Team Investigates Subsidence

by M.J. Shelton,


Serial Information: Journal of the Pipeline Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 2, Pg. 1-18


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Planning of aqueduct of Feather River Project, Calif, had to consider large areas within San Joaquin Valley subject to two types of land subsidence; team studied nature of subsidence, delimited susceptible areas and selected most favorable route, location and aqueduct design; methods which team developed; potential subsiding lands aggregate over 2000 sq mi.



Subject Headings: Land subsidence | Team building | Land use | Aqueducts | Flood routing | Hydraulic design | Rivers and streams | Route preferences

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