Floods of the Florida Everglades

by Edwin W. Eden, Jr., Chf.; Planning and Reports Branch, Eng. Div., U. S. Army Engr. District, Jacksonville Corps of Engrs., Jacksonville, Fla.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 6, Pg. 43-59

Document Type: Journal Paper


Large areas in central and southern Florida are subject to seasonal flooding, since natural streams are inadequate to remove excess rainfall during wet seasons; major floods of record in Everglades and description of efforts to bring that area into productive use through flood and water control.

Subject Headings: Floods | Seasonal variations | Light rail transit | Rivers and streams | Rain water | Florida | United States

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