Performance of Flood Prevention Works During the 1957 Floods

by Charlie M. Moore, (M.ASCE), Head; Design and Construction, Eng. And Watershed Planning Unit, SCS, Fort Worth, Tex.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 10, Pg. 37-51

Document Type: Journal Paper


Design and construction of upstream floodwater retarding structures, utilization of vegetated earth spillways in combination with reservoir storage; performance tests of structures during storms are evaluated.

Subject Headings: Floods | Drop structures | Hydraulic design | Construction management | Rivers and streams | Vegetation | Spillways | Reservoirs

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