Sediment Control Methods: B. Stream Channels

Task Committee on Preparation of Sedimentation Manual, Committee on Sedimentation, ASCE

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1972, Vol. 98, Issue 7, Pg. 1295-1326

Document Type: Journal Paper


General knowledge of control of erodible stream channels based on experience is summarized. Natural and artificial erodible channels are classified, the types of problems encountered in their control are described and solutions are outlined. The problems are reviewed in terms of principles and solutions which have been successful are described and explained in terms of principles.

Subject Headings: Stream channels | Sediment | Erosion

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