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James River Basin Drought Preparedness Study

James River Basin Drought Preparedness Study

developed for the National Water Management During Drought Study

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Published by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in [Norfolk] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • James River Watershed.
    • Subjects:
    • Droughts -- Virginia -- James River Watershed.,
    • Water resources development -- Virginia -- James River Watershed.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementU.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
      ContributionsUnited States. Army Corps of Engineers. Norfolk District.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC929.27.V8 J36 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL904710M
      LC Control Number95198166

      Every year, the United States experiences dozens, if not hundreds, of natural hazard events that vary in size and impact from the incredibly large (like a hurricane or wide-spread flood) to the rather localized (like a sinkhole in a backyard). Regardless of the size or impact, every hazard event is unique, and they all provide an opportunity for USGS scientists to learn more. The National Study of Water Management during Drought: A Research Assessment for designing and conducting drought preparedness studies. instream flow methods, Virginia, James River basin.

      The official public website of the U.S. Army Engineer Institute for Water Resources (IWR). The prolonged drought of affected chiefly the lower part of the Colorado River basin and did not extend into the upper basin (the chief water-producing area) until Areas served by the Colorado River had adequate water supplies in spite of the local deficiency of precipitation. In the Gila River basin, there was a deficiency of streamflow during the drought years, and .

      The latest reports from the Lower Mekong Basin are cause for growing concern that another period of drought will succeed that of , affecting Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Expected rainfall from late May through June and July has not arrived, and the level of water flowing in the river is so low that the [ ]. Basin-Wide Framework for Drought Forecasting and Planning in the Chesapeake Bay Region. Client: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Susquehanna River Basin Commission Location: Chesapeake Bay Region and Susquehanna River Basin. Hazen and Sawyer worked closely with the Susquehanna River Basin Commission to expand and .


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