Accession Number : ADA116029

Title :   East Saint Louis and Vicinity, Illinois. Blue Waters Ditch Improvements. Final Environmental Statement.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT ST LOUIS MO

PDF Url : ADA116029

Report Date : Jun 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 229

Abstract : The proposed plan of improvement will provide the Blue Waters Ditch area a segment of the East St. Louis and Vicinity interior flood control project, with protection against interior flooding from a design storm of a 100-year frequency. The principal features of the plan include a pump station and channel improvements with additional and enlarged culverts. Adverse environmental impacts will be noise and dust associated with construction. Flood plain development and restriction of land use in natural detention areas may be considered adverse by some. Biological impacts in the immediate areas of construction. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Flood control, Illinois, Flood plains, Land areas, Flooding, Reduction, Drainage, Ditches, Embankments, Planning, Environmental impact statements

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE