New Techniques and Data Sources for PMP

by Vance A. Myers, Climatological Consulting Corp, Fairfax, United States,
Douglas I. Morris, Climatological Consulting Corp, Fairfax, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Waterpower '91: A New View of Hydro Resources

Abstract: Testing has been conducted on new methods and storm data sources for the past two years with the purpose of providing more tools to dam owners for the assessment of probable maximum precipitation (PMP) on the drainage basins above their dams. The results and limitations of this work are described.

Subject Headings: Storms | Dams | Drainage basins | Rainfall | Owners | Retention basins

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