Accession Number:

ADA231356

Title:

Water Operations Technical Support Program: Water Quality Enhancement Techniques Used within the Corps of Engineers

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS HYDRAULICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

This report examines the findings of a US Army Corps of Engineers CE questionnaire sent to each CE District in 1988. This questionnaire requested information regarding project authorization, design, water quality attributes, and water quality enhancement techniques. The degree of success, approximate cost, and any associated disadvantages of the particular techniques were also requested. Responses were received form 17 Districts representing 9 Divisions. Enhancement techniques for 96 projects were reported. The water quality concerns were categorized according to location tailwater, pool, or lock and dam and are discussed in respective order by frequency of occurrence form questionnaire responses. Twenty-eight different enhancement techniques were identified with some projects listed as still under investigation. Of the categories of techniques, operational methods were reported to be the most successful.

Subject Categories:

  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE