Accession Number : ADA236558


Title :   Water Resources and Related Land Management, Buffalo Metropolitan Area, New York


Descriptive Note : Final rept.,


Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS BUFFALO NY BUFFALO DISTRICT


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a236558.pdf


Report Date : Apr 1991


Pagination or Media Count : 201


Abstract : This report on the Buffalo River/Lower Tonawanda Creek is the final report in response to the study authorization which requested determination of the feasibility of providing flood protection in the Buffalo Metropolitan Area, New York. This report summarizes the alternative water and related land management plans developed throughout the overall study that were compatible with the comprehensive development goals of urban areas in the Buffalo Metropolitan Area. The objectives were to develop and evaluate alternative plans comprised of both structural and nonstructural measures: (1) To protect, as fully as practicable; human health and life, property, and industry; (2) To provide improved and expanded water-related recreation opportunities; (3) to conserve and improve fish and wildlife resource; (4) To preserve, develop, beautify, and restore the quality of the water-related environment; and (5) To provide, streambank stabilization and protection to prevent streambank erosion on specified reaches in the study area.


Descriptors :   *INDUSTRIES , HUMANS , STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES , WATER , HEALTH , NEW YORK , EROSION , FEASIBILITY STUDIES , RESPONSE , PROTECTION , RESOURCES , FLOODS , BANKS(WATERWAYS) , WATER RESOURCES , LAND USE , WILDLIFE , DETERMINATION , STREAMS , URBAN AREAS , MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL


Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE