Accession Number:

ADA099845

Title:

Flood Plain Information, Lehigh River, Jordan Creek, Trout Creek, City of Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT PHILADELPHIA PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

The portion of the City of Allentown, Pa. covered by this report the first of 2 reports is subject to flooding from the Lehigh River, Jordan Creek, Trout Creek and West Creeks. The properties on the flood plains along these streams are primarily residential and industrial. This report includes a history of flooding in Allentown, Pa. and identifies those areas which are subject to possible future floods. Special emphasis is given to these possible future floods through maps, photographs, profiles and cross sections. While this report doesnt provide solutions it can aid in the identification of flood damage reduction techniques.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE