Accession Number:

ADA954689

Title:

Wilkesboro Reservoir, Yadkin River, North Carolina. Design Memorandum Number 3. Hydrology.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS CHARLESTON SC CHARLESTON DISTRICT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1959-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

56.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this memorandum is to present the criteria used and the results of studies which provide the basis for determining channel, reservoir, spillway and outlet capacities, flowage requirements, and plan for reservoir regulation. Contents Description of drainage area Temperature Wind Humidity Evaporation Snowfall Rainfall Stream flow records Storms Flood flows Flood frequency Low flow frequency Area-capacity curve Unit hydrograph study Method of analysis Minimum loss and infiltration index Unit hydrograph of reservoir inflow from sub-areas Spillway design flood Criteria for routing spillway design flood Standard project flood Reservoir design flood Five-year flood routing Easement taking line Reservoir allocation Selection of spillway length surcharge elevation Outlet Reservoir regulation Freeboard Tailwater rating curve Channel capacity Silting of reservoir.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE