Accession Number:

ADA235770

Title:

A Preliminary Assessment of Corps of Engineers' Reservoirs, Their Purposes and Susceptibility to Drought

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.

Corporate Author:

HYDROLOGIC ENGINEERING CENTER DAVIS CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

128.0

Abstract:

This report examines 516 Corps of Engineers reservoirs, including locks and dams, in the Continental United States and describes the purposes they serve and the type and volume of their storage capacity. It also discusses drought its occurrence, duration, frequency, severity and relationship to Corps reservoirs. Reservoirs are useful in the management of flood control, navigation, hydroelectric power, water supplies, irrigation, recreation, fish and wildlife, water quality, wetlands, and ground water.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE