Spillway Design for Pacific Northwest Projects

by Marvin J. Webster, (F.ASCE), Chf.; Hydr. Design and Lab section, U. S. Army Engr. Dist., Portland, Corps of Engrs., Portland Ore.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 8, Pg. 63-85

Document Type: Journal Paper


Design criteria and characteristics for spillways in five Pacific Northwest Projects which include Chief Joseph, McNary, The Dalles, Detroit, and Cougar dams; spillway crests for Chief Joseph and The Dalles are underdesigned to 75% of maximum heads; model studies were used extensively in design of four of five spillways described.

Subject Headings: Spillways | Hydraulic design | Dams | Hydraulic models | Pacific Northwest | United States | Detroit | Michigan

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