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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE