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Vegetation and engineering structures in flood and erosion control

Reed Warner Bailey

Vegetation and engineering structures in flood and erosion control

by Reed Warner Bailey

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Published by U.S. Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Ogden, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest influences.,
  • Soil erosion.,
  • Revegetation.,
  • Flood control -- West (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Reed W. Bailey and Otis L. Copeland.
    ContributionsCopeland, Otis L., Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14143605M

    The potential of bamboo in erosion control and slope stabilization has been proven worldwide. Bamboos are being used as living plants as well as construction material in different soil bioengineering techniques in many countries. The soil and water bioengineering approach is combined with bamboo traits and mechanical properties. The existing accumulated experiences of using bamboo in soil and Cited by: 1.   Erosion is the general term that means the wearing down of landforms, including the toughest, tallest mountains. Actually there are two forces that work together: weathering, which is the breakdown of land into smaller pieces, and erosion, which is .

    (1) The engineering analysis of upstream flood stages must be calculated using the flood study flows, and corresponding flood elevations for tail water conditions for the flood study specified in section of this chapter. Culverts must be analyzed using the HY-8 or other hydraulic calculations approved by the director of public works and. flood control management alternative devel-opment and evaluation is to develop a range of plans that provide public safety from flood and erosion hazards, determine the cost and benefits of each alternative, qualitatively determine impacts of the alternative on identi-fied environmental resources, and select a pre-ferred management Size: 6MB.

    channel protection and bank erosion structures. Consider how erosion and sedimentation can be controlled in each small drainage area before looking at the entire site. Diversion of surface water away from exposed soils provides the most economic and effective erosion control possible since it is more advantageous to control erosion. Most erosion is due to the bank being stripped of vegetation and root systems. You must submit an application for erosion control structures, which should include the type of vegetation you will be planting on federal land. Usually by planting native vegetation along the .


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Vegetation and engineering structures in flood and erosion control by Reed Warner Bailey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Vegetation and engineering structures in flood and erosion control. Ogden, Utah: U.S. Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. Vegetation and engineering structures in flood and erosion Bailey, Reed W. (Reed Warner), View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. Vegetation and engineering structures in flood and erosion control / (Ogden, Utah: U.S.

Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, ), by Reed W. Bailey, Otis L. Copeland, and Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah) (page images at HathiTrust). Using vegetation in earthworks to enhance the stability or appearance of slopes is an established practice but at present the designs have been mainly empirical.

The new science of ering has developed to try to establish a rational basis for the investigation, design and maintenance of vegetation in civil engineering by: 6.

The following discussion about the erosion-control and flood-control facility features is based on the committee's examination and analyses of (1) available design documentation, including appropriate license application materials; (2) summary reports and materials provided by both opponents and proponents of the project; (3) written information provided during the two NAS/NRC committee.

Floods can be controlled by redirecting excess water to purpose-built canals or floodways, which in turn divert the water to temporary holding ponds or other bodies of water where there is a lower risk or impact to flooding.

Examples of flood control channels include the Red River Floodway that protects the City of Winnipeg (Canada) and the Manggahan Floodway that protects the City of Manila. Hydraulic Structures Design for Flood Control in the Nyabugogo Wetland, Rwanda Nile Basin Water Science & Engineering Journal, Vol.6, Issue 2, 36 5 Dan, M.

().Author: Umaru Garba Wali. A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. In the sense of "flowing water", the word may also be applied to the inflow of the are an area of study of the discipline hydrology and are of significant concern in agriculture, civil engineering and public health.

Flooding may occur as an overflow of water from water bodies, such as a river, lake, or ocean. One great and natural option to help to control erosion on slopes is by using plants. The roots of plants act as natural ways to hold in the round and soil and anchor the soil.

Planting on a slope can be more difficult. Some have argued that turf grass might be the best defense against soil erosion. Turf grass helps to bind the soil together as. Soil bioengineering, or biotechnical slope protection, has been defined variously as ‘the use of mechanical elements (or structures) in combination with biological elements (or plants) to arrest and prevent slope failures and erosion’ (Gray & Leiser, ), ‘the use of living vegetation, either alone or in conjunction with non-living Cited by: 3.

Gregory A. Thomas, in Water for the Environment, Reoperations of Flood Control Infrastructure for Environmental Restoration. Flood control infrastructure typically consists of reservoirs to capture and attenuate peak flow events and downstream levees to wall off the vulnerable floodplain structures and crops from the flood waters.

Floods are ecologically important processes, but. Erosion is the wearing away or loss of soil particles. Erosion is caused when soil parti - cles are dislodged by water falling on or running across bare soil.

Soil particles are carried by runoff and finally deposited in a lake or a stream, or sometimes in a resting place along the way. Additional definitions are found throughout this book. Streambank and Shoreline Protection Manual Soil Bioengineering Systems: Properly designed and constructed soil bioengineering systems have been used successfully to stabilize streambanks.

Soil bioengineering is a system of living plant materials used as structural components. Adapted types of woody vegetation (shrubs and trees) are initiallyFile Size: 1MB. Using natural elements and vegetation in engineering structures will not only reduce the carbon dioxide footprint and price of the structure, but will also promote plant diversity, leading to an.

Get the latest updates. Join more than 5, people receiving our monthly newsletter (Think Nilex!), invitations to events, seminars and webinars, and technical papers, case studies, special offers and more. Design of flood control structures.

From Wah Engineering College, Civil Engineering Department Students. Design of flood control structures. From Wah Engineering College, Civil Engineering Department Students. o This type of structures are located in small or mediumsized gullies to stabilize riverbed slopes and prevent soil erosion.

Apr 2, - Explore leslieann55's board "CREEK BANK PROJECT", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Erosion control, Gabion wall and Gabion retaining wall pins. • Erosion control measures aim to prevent or reduce soil erosion caused by raindrop impact and sheet flow (i.e.

the control of splash and sheet erosion). • Sediment control measures aim to trap and retain sediment displaced by upslope erosion - processes. Erosion Control spoke with well-known expert Edward Perry, Ph.D., a research civil engineer in Vicksburg, MS.

Perry has worked with the US Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station in Vicksburg–the principal research, test, and development arm of the corps.–and is now a consulting engineer. He became involved with streambank. Eco-engineering techniques comprise the use of vegetation, either alone or in combination with traditional civil engineering structures, for control of soil erosion and shallow landslides.

The main perceived disadvantage in the design of these solutions is often listed as the uncertainty, and thus, hazards and risks related to the living : B. Slobodan Mickovski. The aim of this book is to provide comprehensive knowledge of coastal engineering from basic theory to engineering practice written by the most prominent authorities in the world.

Each chapter deals with an important topic in coastal engineering such as random waves, tsunamis and beach erosion.Large flood-control dams can effectively accomplish this goal over a wide range of peak flow magnitudes (although the effectiveness of a given dam for dampening downstream peaks tends to diminish with increasingly larger precipitation events).

The altered hydrology characteristic of row-crop agriculture and some erosion control structures.Rootlok Vegetated Wall System is a modular system used for retaining walls, erosion control, slope stability and coastal protection. Engineered system for vegetated retaining walls The Rootlok System can provide green solutions for soil stabilisation, erosion control, gravity and reinforced walls.