Accession Number : ADA954695

Title :   Report of the Flood of 20 June thru 5 July 1972, Yadkin-Pee Dee River, North and South Carolina.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS CHARLESTON SC CHARLESTON DISTRICT

Report Date : 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : The purpose of this report is to present the basic data collected on the storm of 17-22 June 1972 and the subsequent flooding which continued through % July 1972 along the Yadkin-Pee Dee River, North and South Carolina. This report summarizes hydrologic, economic and other data which were considered of significance and were readily available. A reconnaissance of affected areas was made after the flood waters subsided for the purpose of conducting a flood damage survey. Subsequent office studies included an evaluation of flood damages and a brief hydrologic analysis. Flood damage surveys were supplemented and compared with the stage damage conducting a flood damage curves prepared for the 'Report on Development of Water Resources in Appalachia' and information developed for the general Design Memorandum on Reddies River Reservoir. Includes is a summary of the operation and effect of the Corps' W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservior multipurpose project on flood conditions along the upper Yadkin River.

Descriptors :   *DAMAGE, FLOODS, HYDROLOGY, RESERVOIRS, RIVERS, SOUTH CAROLINA, SURVEYS, WATER, WATER RESOURCES

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE