Soil Conservation Measures in River Basin Planning

by C.J. Francis,
R.G. Andrews,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 4, Pg. 39-52

Document Type: Journal Paper


Development of Soil Conservation Service program in river basin planning emphasizing maximum beneficial use of all resources of basin, including farms, ranches, forested areas, and small communities that are located in tributary areas of major streams; effect of land treatment measures on erosion and resultant sediment yield, on water yield, and on flood peaks; design features of floodwater retarding dam.

Subject Headings: Basins | Rivers and streams | Soil treatment | Floods | Detention basins | Water conservation | River bank stabilization | Agriculture | Soil water

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