Managing a Water Control Database

by Scott W. Boyd, US Army Corps of Engineers, Columbia, River Operational Hydromet, Management System Unit, Portland, OR,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computer Applications in Water Resources


The management of a Water Control Database is important to the usability of the database. Three areas of importance in the management of a database are: 1. good management practices, 2. management tools, and 3. data identification. Items that make for good database management are discussed, and examples of how these are used in the management of the CROHMS (Columbia River Operational Hydromet Management System) Database are presented.

Subject Headings: Water management | Databases | Resource management | Systems management | Rivers and streams | Information management | Hydrologic data | Basins

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