Accession Number:

ADA149790

Title:

Sugar Creek Basin North Carolina & South Carolina Flood Control Alternatives. Area II: Derita Branch, Kings Creek, Little Hope Creek, Little Hope Tributary, Little Sugar Creek, Stewart Creek, Stewart Tributarys I & II, Sugar-Irwin Creeks, Taggart Creek and Pineville, N.C.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS CHARLESTON SC CHARLESTON DISTRICT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-04-19

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

The Sugar Creek Basin Study has progressed to the point of identifying existing and anticipated future flooding problems and formulating potential structural and nonstructural alternatives for the reduction of flood damages within the Sugar Creek Basin. In order to formulate alternative plans of improvement, high damage areas were identifed based on existing and projected future flood stages. Structural alternatives were formulated for each high damage reach. These alternatives consist of a variety of flood control measures including channel modifications, bridge alterations, paved channels, covered floodways, levees, floodwalls and reservoir storage. Nonstructural alternatives, which generally consist of the evacuation of flood plain structures from the flood plain, have also been formulated for all damage areas within the basin. Plans which emphasize contributions to the improvement of environmental quality of the area and the National Economic Development will also be identified during the process of selecting a recommended plan of improvement.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE