Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway and the Environment

by Nathaniel Dehass McClure, IV, US Army Corps of Engineers, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: An interdisciplinary studies process was instrumental developing the controversial Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway in an environmentally responsible manner. The paper describes measures incorporated to minimize adverse effects, preserve important resources, promote conservation and encourage resource utilization and enjoyment. The approach serves as a model for future environmental engineering efforts.

Subject Headings: Waterways | Environmental issues | Rivers and streams | Hydrologic models | Engineering profession | Inland waterways | North America | Tennessee | United States

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