Accession Number : ADA954440

Title :   The Flood of June 1973, Black and Pocotaligo Rivers, South Carolina.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS CHARLESTON SC CHARLESTON DISTRICT

Report Date : JUN 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : The purpose of this report is to present the basic data collected on the storm of June 1973 and the subsequent flooding which occurred along the Black and Pocotaligo Rivers, South Carolina since this was the flood of record. This report summarized hydrologic, economic and other data which wer eocnsideted of significance and were readily available. A reconnaissance of affected areas was made after the flood waters subsided for the purpose of conducting a fllod damage survey. Subsequent office studies included an evaluation of flood damages and a brief hydrologic analysis. Included is an evaluation of the effectiveness of the Corps' authorized kingstree Brnach channelization project had it been operational at the time the flood occurred.

Descriptors :   DAMAGE, FLOODS, HYDROLOGY, RIVERS, SOUTH CAROLINA, STORMS, SURVEYS, TIME, WATER

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE