Flood Control Developed and Operated with Simulation

by John M. Tettemer, (M.ASCE), Dir. Engr.; Mgmt. Systems Div., Los Angeles County Flood Control Dist., Los Angeles, CA,

Serial Information: Engineering Issues: Journal of Professional Activities, 1972, Vol. 98, Issue 1, Pg. 55-63

Document Type: Journal Paper


The management of major public works programs is becoming more difficult. Some complications are due to the shear size of the programs, the effect on other existing or planned public facilities, the high cost of planning and construction, the public and political interest in the environmental impact, and an increasing concern for government efficiency. An organization's ability to deal effectively with these types of complications relies to a great extent on its ability to control the execution of its programs.

Subject Headings: Floods | Infrastructure | Existing buildings | Construction costs | Public participation | Environmental issues | Government buildings | Business organizations

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