Willow Creek Dam--To Be or Not To Be

by Stephen Tatro, US Army Corps of Engineers, Walla, Walla, WA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water for Resource Development

Abstract: In Heppner, Oregon, several alternatives for flood control were considered. A concrete gravity dam constructed using roller compaction methods was selected because of the greatly reduced costs of a spillway integrated with the structure and reduced material quantities inherent in concrete dam design. Construction and seepage control are described.

Subject Headings: Concrete dams | Dams | Rivers and streams | Gravity dams | Compaction (material) | Roller-compacted concrete | Floods | Spillways | Seepage | Concrete structures | Oregon

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