Special Hydraulic Problems Related to Coastal Louisiana Drainage Systems

by Doan Modianos, Jefferson Parish Dep of Drainage, United States,
Herbert Miller, Jefferson Parish Dep of Drainage, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


The urbanized coastal areas of southeast Louisiana present unique problems for hydraulic engineers. These problems relate to the design of drainage systems serving leveed areas with flat terrain which require pumping stations in order to remove runoff. Some examples of these problems are discussed in this paper.

Subject Headings: Drainage systems | Hydraulics | Coastal environment | Pumping stations | Urban areas | Hydraulic design | Levees and dikes | Runoff | Louisiana | United States

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