July 1981 flooding in the lower Salt River basin
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July 1981 flooding in the lower Salt River basin hearing before the Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, on H.R. 1059 and H.R. 1074 ... May 26, 1983. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Government liability -- United States.,
  • Dam failures -- Missouri -- Salt River.,
  • Salt River Watershed (Mo.)

Book details:

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Paginationiii, 110 p. :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17800090M

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Heavy rains coupled with saturated ground conditions in the Salt River Basin during July caused high runoff rates and a rapid rise in the pool created by the construction of the Clarence Cannon Dam in Missouri. July flooding in the lower Salt River basin: hearing before the Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, on H.R. and H.R.   The Salt River will fill up, and SRP says water will likely flow over some unbridged river crossings. [WATCH: Road closures due to flooding in Author: Max Gorden. In January , heavy rains caused floods in Central Arizona. The Salt River washed out all but two motor vehicle bridges across the river. To help commuters get from Tempe and Mesa to Phoenix, an Amtrak train was designated to run as a shuttle between the three cities.

The Salt River had virtually no flow through Phoenix from until , according to a state Department of Transportation document created in , but a string of flows in the mids . MAJOR FLOODS ON THE COLORADO RIVER Major floods have occurred in the lower Colorado River basin in every decade since the s, including: DECEMBER Heavy December rains caused extensive flooding upstream and downstream of the Highland Lakes. Lake Buchanan rose to its all-time high of 1, feet msl – about 1 footFile Size: 1MB. Flood: J Safford (Holyoke Wash) > Thunderstorm produced flow of 1, cubic feet per second from square mile. Flood: Oct. to Feb. Central and southeastern Arizona: 5 to Seven regional floods. Phoenix declared a disaster area three times. Deaths, 18; damage, $ million. Flood: J Tucson (Tanque.   saw some of the worst flood conditions that Salt Lake City had ever seen, turning State Street into a river. Produced by Capital City News.

Rain fell somewhere in the Missouri River basin every day from March 14 through July During the period of June 1 to J rainfall occurred on 34 out of 57 days at Omaha, Nebraska. The most severe flooding since occurred on the Missouri River from the confluence of the Platte River to the mouth. Some heavier amounts exceeded 7 inches. This heavy rain, coupled with melting snow, produced intense runoff, necessitating high releases from virtually all reservoirs in the Salt, Verde, and Gila river basins. Flooding was the most widespread and severe it had been in Arizona since the turn of the century. Flood Forecasting for the Upper and Middle Odra River Basin main river channel system including the catastrophic flood of July studied area in the Salt River and lower . The water-surface profile and flood boundaries for the computed year flood were determined for a part of the lower Salt River in Lincoln County, Wyoming. Channel cross-section data were provided by Lincoln County. Cross-section data for bridges and other structures were collected and compiled by the U.S. Geological Survey.