Accession Number : AD0743333
Title : Sedimentation Aspects Project for Navigation and Flood Control, Lower Colorado River, Texas.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : COMMITTEE ON CHANNEL STABILIZATION (ARMY)
Personal Author(s) : Lindner,C. P. ; Fenwick,G. B.
Report Date : MAY 1972
Pagination or Media Count : 28
Abstract : ;Contents: Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), mouth of Colorado River; Tributary navigation channel in Colorado River; Model study data; the rafts; transport and distribution of sediment; increase in river slopes; saltwater penetration; nature of shoal material above the GIWW; past maintenance and implications thereof; stability of bed and banks; value of continued maintenance; dredging practices; control of points at which sediment is discharged; methods of reducing sediment discharged into the Bay; flushing methods; navigation channel maintenance.
Descriptors : (*RIVERS, SEDIMENTATION), TRANSPORT PROPERTIES, INLAND WATERWAYS, STABILIZATION, HYDRAULIC MODELS, COASTAL REGIONS, SALTS, TERRAIN, DRAINAGE, MAINTENANCE, BAYS, MAPS, TEXAS, DAMS, NAVIGATION, FLOODS, CONTROL
Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE