Accession Number : ADA115591
Title : Rend Lake, Illinois (Operation and Maintenance).
Descriptive Note : Final environmental statement.
Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT ST LOUIS MO
Report Date : Dec 1976
Pagination or Media Count : 486
Abstract : Operation and maintenance of Rend Lake in Franklin and Jefferson Counties, Ill., is on 18,900 acre multipurpose reservoir completed in 1972. The justifying purposes of the lake were: flood control, down stream water quality control, water supply, recreation, fish and wildlife, and area development. This statement describes and reviews the environmental, economic and social impacts created by the operation of the lake for its stated purposes; the impacts or effects which will enhance or impair the project purposes; the effects of the reservoir and its operation upon the surrounding environment; the effects of the changing environment on the lake and its future operations. (Author)
Descriptors : *Reservoirs , Illinois , Flood control , Operation , Environmental impact statements
Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE