Steep Constructed Stream Channels and Chutes

by Kenneth R. Wright, Wright Water Engineers, Inc, Denver, United States,
F. Robert McGregor, Wright Water Engineers, Inc, Denver, United States,
Gary Lacy, Wright Water Engineers, Inc, Denver, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: Research and technology transfer needs are described for steep stream channels and chutes. Iterative processes are presented for design and construction of bouldery channels and chutes and the need for avoidance of boating hazards at grade control structures.

Subject Headings: Stream channels | Hydraulic models | Water-based recreation | Structural reliability | Drop structures | Grade control structures | Structural control

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