Accession Number : ADA954689

Title :   Wilkesboro Reservoir, Yadkin River, North Carolina. Design Memorandum Number 3. Hydrology.

Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS CHARLESTON SC CHARLESTON DISTRICT

Report Date : MAY 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 56

Abstract : The purpose of this memorandum is to present the criteria used and the results of studies which provide the basis for determining channel, reservoir, spillway and outlet capacities, flowage requirements, and plan for reservoir regulation. Contents: Description of drainage area; Temperature; Wind; Humidity; Evaporation; Snowfall; Rainfall; Stream flow records; Storms; Flood flows; Flood frequency; Low flow frequency; Area-capacity curve; Unit hydrograph study; Method of analysis; Minimum loss and infiltration index; Unit hydrograph of reservoir inflow from sub-areas; Spillway design flood; Criteria for routing spillway design flood; Standard project flood; Reservoir design flood; Five-year flood routing; Easement taking line; Reservoir allocation; Selection of spillway length & surcharge elevation; Outlet; Reservoir regulation; Freeboard; Tailwater rating curve; Channel capacity; Silting of reservoir.

Descriptors :   *ALLOCATIONS, CAPACITY(QUANTITY), CHANNELS, DRAINAGE, ELEVATION, EVAPORATION, FLOODS, FLOW, FREQUENCY, GRAPHS, HUMIDITY, HYDROGRAPHY, HYDROLOGY, LOW FREQUENCY, NORTH CAROLINA, RAINFALL, RATINGS, RECORDS, REGULATIONS, RESERVOIRS, SNOW, STORMS, STREAMS

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE