Estimation of the Probability of a Precipitation Event Occurring Over a Specified Watershed

by Richard H. French,
Lonnie C. Roy,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


A methodology is proposed for making rational flood control decisions when the physical characteristics of the upstream watershed are known and the characteristics of the extreme precipitation event of interest are also known.

Subject Headings: Probability | Precipitation | Watersheds | Rain water | Rivers and streams | Decision making | Floods

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