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Water yield and reservoir storage in the United States

Walter Basil Langbein

Water yield and reservoir storage in the United States

by Walter Basil Langbein

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Water-storage -- United States.,
    • Reservoirs -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 5.

      Statementby Walter B. Langbein.
      SeriesGeological Survey circular ;, 409
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE75 .C5 no. 409
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 5 p. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL255562M
      LC Control Numbergs 59000177
      OCLC/WorldCa9149916

      @article{osti_, title = {Reservoir sedimentation: impact, extent, and mitigation. Technical paper}, author = {Mahmood, K}, abstractNote = {The role of storage reservoirs in water resource development is described. It is pointed out that whereas the future demands will require additions, the present capacity is being continually eroded by siltation.   The world's water resources are being tapped at an ever increasing rate, to the extent that sustainability and water quality are being compromised. This book provides accounts of the technology used for managing water resources to reduce risks. Besides controlling floods, .

        Author of Water facts for the Nation's future, Topographic characteristics of drainage basins, River channel bars and dunes: theory of kinematic waves, Hydraulics of river channels as related to navigability, General introduction and hydrologic definitions, River meanders, River meanders--theory of minimum variance, Dams, reservoirs and withdrawals for water supply. The descriptive heading for water-quality records gives the period of record for all water-quality data; the period of daily record for parameters that are measured on a daily basis (specific conductance, water temperature, sediment discharge, and so forth); extremes for the current year; and general remarks.

      The San Juan–Chama Project is a U.S. Bureau of Reclamation interbasin water transfer project located in the states of New Mexico and Colorado in the United project consists of a series of tunnels and diversions that take water from the drainage basin of the San Juan River – a tributary of the Colorado River – to supplement water resources in the Rio Grande watershed. Page - Calaveras catchment, from which probably ten million gallons or more daily of the foregoing estimate is derived. In the purchase of a mine or of anything where the element of value has dimly-defined boundaries, it is a general principle of business to construe the doubt mainly in favor of the purchaser, and it is invariably the rule of conservative engineers to decide the doubtful.


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