Dam Safety Hydrologic and Seismic Evaluation of TVA'S Beech Damby James A. Niznik, Tennessee Valley Authority,
Charles D. Wagner, Tennessee Valley Authority,
Philippe P. Martin, Tennessee Valley Authority,
Abstract: Beech Dam is part of the Beech River watershed resource development located in Decatur and Henderson counties in west Tennessee. The development consists of eight dams and approximately 70 miles of channel improvement and provides flood control benefits as well as other benefits such as recreation, irrigation, water supply and land enhancement. This paper presents a safety analysis of dam's hydrologic and seismic characteristics.
Subject Headings: Hydrology | Dam safety | Seismic tests | Seismic effects | Earthfill dams | Water-based recreation | Floods | Irrigation water | Watersheds | Rivers and streams | North America | Tennessee | United States
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