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
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE