Comprehensive Basin Study. Big Muddy River, Illinois.
ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT ST LOUIS MO
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The purpose of this report is to present a comprehensive plan of development that will provide for the best use or the combination of uses of water and land resources to meet the short and long-term needs of the basin. Specific objectives of the study made for this report were a To determine the future direction and magnitude of the basins economy at selected points of time b To identify the demands for water and land-related products and services required to sustain the projected economy and maintain the areas socio-environmental well-being c To develop possible solutions to meet these needs d To formulate the projects and programs required to satisfy the immediate and long-range needs and e To select the optimum plan of development based on engineering feasibility, economic justification, and social considerations.
- Agricultural Engineering
- Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology