American Society of Civil Engineers

Sediment Control Methods: B. Stream Channels

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

Journal of the Hydraulics Division
, Vol. 98, No. 7, July 1972, pp. 1295-1326

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Document type: Journal Paper
Abstract: 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.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Bed movements
Channel stabilization
Rivers and streams