Accession Number:

ADA207366

Title:

Sediment Control at Army Training Areas Case Study: Hohenfels, Federal Republic of Germany

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN IL

Report Date:

1989-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

Sediment control networks are important to Army training lands because they reduce the amount of sediment transported downstream. To evaluate the effectiveness of sediment control networks in training areas, the Army needs to know the water and sediment yield under natural conditions and under conditions produced by training activity. A study was conducted at the Hohenfels Training Area, Federal Republic of Germany, to evaluate the existing sediment control network and to make recommendations for rehabilitation of damaged check dams. Data gathered during watershed and check dam surveys was used in the Army Multiple Watershed Storm Water and Sediment Runoff ARMSED model to simulate the results of various activities and improvements. Recommendations include using fewer, larger check dams in the drainageways properly locating and designing check dams constructing improved crossing points and prohibiting training vehicles from operating in the drainageways. The procedures used in this study can be used to develop sediment control plans at other Army training areas and installations.

Subject Categories:

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE