Accession Number : ADA132464

Title :   Colorado River Basin Hover Dam - Review of Flood Control Regulation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT LOS ANGELES CALIF

PDF Url : ADA132464

Report Date : Jul 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 389

Abstract : The purpose of this study is to determine and select the best water control plan for flood control operation of Hoover Dam. The study's scope includes the lower Colorado River flood plain below Hoover Dam including locations in the US and in Mexico, as well as such diverse interests as power markets in Arizona, Nevada, Southern California, Southern Utah, and Western New Mexico; irrigation districts in Arizona and California; municipal water supplies for Las Vegas, Nevada, also for Los Angeles, San Diego, and other cities in Southern California; and recreation facilities in all bordering states. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Flooding, California, Arizona, Colorado River, Water flow, Variations, Control, Reservoirs, Water, Release, Flood control, Valleys, Land areas, Vulnerability, Federal law, Policies, Dams, Operation

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE