Houston, Texas, Floodway

by K. Heagy,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 2, Pg. 1-19

Document Type: Journal Paper


Rectification plan considered as most suitable for flood protection to city of Houston provides for control of standard project flood to nondamaging stages by detention storage in Barker and Addicks Reservoirs and by enlarging and rectifying stream channels; details of studies made before this conclusion was reached.

Subject Headings: Floods | Stream channels | Urban areas | Project management | Water storage | Reservoirs | Texas | United States

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