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Effects of SCS structures on the annual flood series from Honey Creek Basin, Texas

B. J. Claborn

Effects of SCS structures on the annual flood series from Honey Creek Basin, Texas

project completion report

by B. J. Claborn

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Published by Texas Tech University, Water Resources Center in Lubbock .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Honey Creek Watershed (Grayson County)
    • Subjects:
    • Flood dams and reservoirs -- Texas -- Honey Creek Watershed (Grayson County)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: leaves 115-117.

      Statementprepared for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, by B. J. Claborn, Ching Tzu Huang.
      SeriesWRC ; 76-3
      ContributionsHuang, Ching Tzu, joint author., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Fort Worth District.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD224.T4 T422 no. 76-3, TC530 T422 no. 76-3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 117 leaves :
      Number of Pages117
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4694546M
      LC Control Number77621047

      Now, use the SCS method to predict the volume of runoff from the same basin under year storm conditions. In this region of the country, it has been observed that the best correlation between rainfall recurrence interval and flood recurrence interval occurs at about the hour storm duration. In effect, the State adopted Cache Creek as part of a valley-wide plan for flood protection, focused mostly on levees. Cache Creek flooding nevertheless has occurred in 10 years since United States Army Corps of Engineers Beginning in the s, the Corps began working on ways to better manage the ever-changing Cache Creek basin.

      SWI provided the Town Council with extensive field observations and structure identification of five project locations. As a result of the investigations, SWI was able to provide hydrology and hydraulic modeling; 15% plans and cost estimates; and the final ADMS report for review and acceptance by the Town and Yavapai County Flood Control District. Interested in finding out what the Flood Control District is working on or has worked on in your area? The following is a list of projects and structures. The list can be sorted by project, region, or phase.

      Austin has numerous creeks throughout town. All are subject to flash flooding. The creek flooding program undertakes projects to protect lives and reduce property damage when these creeks overflow their banks. This program plans and constructs many different types of projects, including: Detention. The annual peak discharges for and at Sandy Creek near Kingsland (site 28) were used to include data associated with extreme flooding that occurred in The extreme flood potential in the study area was investigated using an "envelope" or "extreme flood potential" curve.


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Effects of SCS structures on the annual flood series from Honey Creek Basin, Texas by B. J. Claborn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Effects of SCS structures on the annual flood series from Honey Creek Basin, Texas: project completion report. [B J Claborn; Ching Tzu Huang; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Fort Worth District.]. Peak flow data are collected at gaging sta tions. Flood peaks at gaging stations are an alyzed by the annual flood series method in which only the maximum peak discharge for each year is used, as contrasted with the pa rtial duration series method in which all peaks higher than a selected base are used without regard to the time of occurrence.

Overview. More than 2, floodwater retarding structures, or dams, have been built over the last 70 years within the State of Texas. The primary purpose of the structures is to protect lives and property by reducing the velocity of floodwaters, and thereby releasing flows at a safer rate.

the landscape Texas book a small stream basin, unlike in larger river basins where areas with natural vegetation and soil are likely to be retained. Road washed out by a flood in West Virginia. Source: A. Rothstein, Farm Security Administration. Annual maximum discharge increased with urban development in Mercer Creek from toFile Size: KB.

The frequency of moderate flooding can increase substantially after development. The annual frequency that daily discharge exceeded 1, ft 3 /s on the Northeast Branch of the Anacostia River in Maryland increased from once or twice per year in the s and s to as much as six times per year in the s.

REDUCING FLOOD HAZARDS IN URBAN AREAS. The study area is a representative agricultural drainage basin in southern Saskatchewan that has local and national importance (Fig. 1-A) and has been subject to high levels of wetland conversion primarily for agricultural Smith Creek Basin is located in the southeast, approximately 60 km from the City of Yorkton, Saskatchewan and includes the town of Langenburg.

Perucca and Angilieri () approximated the basin behavior in response to rainstorms by evaluating the flash flood hazard of del Molle basin in Argentina.

The study reported the probability of a serious flash flood hazard in the basin by analyzing different morphometric properties and suggested various mitigation measures.

♦ Annual Flood ♦ Annual Flood Series The prior data source for rainfall was the Atlas of Depth-Duration Frequency of Precipitation Annual Maxima for Texas () developed Figure from an annual series of rain gauge networks.

It shows the percentage of point depths that should be used to yield average areal depths. consists of the buy-out of all residential structures subject to inundation during the IOO-year flood. Alternative 2 consists of the raising of structure foundations to elevate the structures above the IOO-year flood level.

Alternative 3 consists of channel improvements to Coon Marsh Gully and i. The flood protection planning area for the City of Katy is comprised of three independent drainage jurisdictions (Brookshire -Katy Drainage District, Harris County Flood Control District, and Fort Bend County Drainage District) and two watersheds (Cane Island Branch of Buffalo Bayou and Mason Creek), as shown on Exhibits 1 and 2.

Chapter Storm Drains Anchor: #i Section 1: Introduction Anchor: #i Overview of Urban Drainage Design. The objective of urban storm drainage is to optimize safe passage of vehicle traffic by collecting stormwater from the roadway, and to convey it safely to an adequate receiving body without undue risk to pedestrian traffic or contributing to damage of adjacent private.

The Woodlands Township officials are asking residents to stay indoors and off the roads as remnants of Hurricane Harvey continue to batter the area with rain, flooding roads and threatening homes. Harvey continues to be a tropical storm with virtually no movement from its present location in South Texas and will continue to bring torrential rain to Montgomery County.

The Woodlands. The Susquehanna Basin is one of the nation's most flood-prone areas and is vulnerable to a variety of flood risk including riverine flooding, flash flooding, and ice jam flooding. The Basin's topography, geology and nea miles of waterways are contributing factors to this flood risk.

Benefits include flood prevention and watershed protection for citizens, property, and infrastructure in the Town of Johnston and the City of Cranston. X: Texas. Big Sandy Creek Watershed. This project will repair the front slope by constructing a rock riprap armored wave berm for slope protection against wave erosion.

X: Texas. Chambers. The Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management announced Sunday night that flood conditions are worsening due to the continued rainfall from Tropical Storm Harvey.

A flash-flood watch remains in effect until 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30; and a flash-flood warning is in effect until a.m. Saturday. Harvey has stalled over the Texas coast and is bringing moisture.

Flood discharge data has been collected for N (in this case- 20) years of record for the drainage basin of interest. Magnitude of discharge is ranked from highest to lowest on an annual basis.

Year with the highest magnitude is ranked as M = 1, while the year with the lowest magnitude is ranked as M =. flood increases when periods greater than 1 year are considered. For example, the risk of having a flood which equals or exceeds the year flood (1-percent chance of annual exceedence) in any year period is approximately 40 percent (4 in 10), and, for any year period, the risk increases to approximately 60 percent (6 in 10).

A balancing lake (also "flood basin") is a term used in the U.K. describing an element of an urban drainage system used to control flooding by temporarily storing flood term balancing pond is also used, though typically for smaller storage facilities for streams and brooks.

In open countryside, heavy rainfall soaks into the ground and is released relatively slowly into watercourses. Arguments put forth in the popular press and elsewhere that land‐use modifications in the Mississippi River basin exacerbated flooding in are reviewed in detail, and it is suggested that these effects may be important for floods with return periods.

The flood crest did not pass the most-downstream gaging station on the South Platte River in Colorado until J Matthai (, p. B-1) reported that eight deaths were attributed to the June flood on the South Platte River and total damage was $ million. of which about 75 percent was in the Denver metropolitan area.

TEMPLE— The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB), United States Department of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS), Plum Creek Conservation District, Hays County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and Caldwell-Travis SWCD, partnered together to conduct an $8 million rehabilitation project on the flood control structure known .These reports, listed below, provide an analysis of circumstances that led to individual flood events and document the areas that were flooded.

In addition they provide a good summary of historic flood damages, as well as valuable information about planning for potential future flood .SUGAR CREEK BASIN FLOOD CONTROL ALTERNATIVES AREA 1 INTRODUCTION This brochure presents information on alternative plans which have been formulated as potential solutions for the reduction of flood damages experienced in the eastern half of Sugar Creek Basin.