Accession Number : ADA119478

Title :   Upper Minnesota River Subbasins Study (Public Law 87-639). Stage 1. Report Alternatives.

Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS ST PAUL MN ST PAUL DISTRICT

PDF Url : ADA119478

Report Date : Jan 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 75

Abstract : The Study area includes the Yellow Bank, Lac qui Parle, Yellow Medicine, Redwood and Cottonwood Rivers drainage areas, all tributaries to the Minnesota River. This report is a review of problems and needs identification and focuses on alternative solutions. A primary feasibility report and environmental assessment will complete stage II. Problems include flooding, erosion and sedimentation, water quality, fish and wildlife habitat, and water use and supply. Alternatives are included for land treatment, channel alternatives, public purchase of floodplain lands, foodplain evacuation and enforcement, flood proofing, restoration of wetlands, and storage reservoirs. (Author)

Descriptors :   Rivers, Minnesota, Water resources, Flooding, Water quality, Soil erosion, Sedimentation, Flood plains, Reservoirs

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE