Flood-Control Channel Stability Assessment

by John J. Ingram, US Army Engineer Waterways, Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: Guidelines for conducting a stability assessment of a channel proposed to be modified for flood control are presented in this paper. The basis behind this assessment is that a channel is part of a system and not an entity to itself. Use of these guidelines better assures the selection of a flood-control channel modification which will work with the system and cause minimal adverse response.

Subject Headings: Channel stabilization | Floods | Channel flow | Flow control | Water flow

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