Urbanization and flooding in Shades Creek Basin, Jefferson County, Alabama

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Statementby Alfred L. Knight ; prepared by the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the Geological Survey of Alabama and Jefferson County.
SeriesInformation series - Geological Survey of Alabama, Environmental Division ; 55, Information series (Geological Survey of Alabama) ;, 55.
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.), Geological Survey of Alabama., Jefferson County (Ala.)
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LC ClassificationsGB1025.A2 A3 no. 55, GB1399.4.A2 A3 no. 55
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Paginationv, 73 p. :
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Open LibraryOL4695018M
LC Control Number77621654

Jefferson County lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Puget Sound, and has an extensive river stream system which drains water from the Olympic Mountains. Please familiarize yourself with methods that will help to protect you and your property from potential flood damage.

Seasonal Flooding Flooding in Jefferson County occurs in the winter months. CROOKED AND TURKEY CREEK BASINS, JEFPER'-ON COUNTY, ALABAMA By Celso Puente and J. Newton ABSTRACT Streamflow, sediment yield, and water Jefferson County were monitored from October through May to determine the impact of surface coal mining on the hydrology of Crooked and Turkey Creek basins in Jefferson County, by: 6.

Jefferson County, Alabama assigned to observe and inspect the construction of all new service lines, repairs to existing service lines, connections, and disconnections for conformance with these Standards. The County Sewer Service Inspector does not observe and inspect the installation of the buildings internal plumbing.

However, theFile Size: KB. FLOODS IN ALABAMA MAGNITUDE AND FREQUENCY By L. Peirce INTRODUCTION The magnitude and frequency of floods are im­ portant data required for the design of all structures bordering on stream channels or encroaching on flood plains.

Such structures include dams, levees, bridges and embankments for railroads and highways, andCited by: 8. FEMA lists flooding as the most familiar and frequent natural disaster in Alabama.

From toinsured flood losses totaled more than $ million (FEMA fact sheet ). Residents living on Alabama’s coast are at a heightened flood risk during hurricane.

The Hydrological Simulation Pro-gram-FORTRAN (HSPF) was applied to an urban drainage basin in Jefferson County, Ky to integrate the large amounts of information being collected on water quantity and quality into an analytical framework that could be used as a management and planning tool.

Hydrologic response units were developed using geographic data and a K-means analysis to characterize. Cahaba River Basin Management Plan Cahaba River Basin Clean Water Partnership 2 Watershed Name: Cahaba USGS Cataloging Unit: A Product of the Cahaba River Basin Clean Water Partnership This document Urbanization and flooding in Shades Creek Basin the process that has led to its development is the result of volunteers that have served on the.

Taylor's Bayou Drainage and Flood Control, Jefferson County: Preview this book Other editions - View all. Taylor's Bayou Drainage and Flood Control, Jefferson County: Environmental Full view - Taylor's Bayou Drainage and Flood Control, Jefferson County: Environmental.

EFFECTS OF URBANIZATION ON WATERSHEDS BOX Land Use and Land Cover for the Little Shades Creek Watershed Data collected by Bochis-Micu and Pitt () and Bochis () for the Little Shades Creek watershed near Birmingham, Alabama, were acquired using IKONOS satellite im- agery (provided by the Jefferson County Storm Water Management.

Hurricane Creek is on the §(d) list for pathogens (fecal coliform) from the Choctawhatchee River to its source.

Hurricane Creek is in the Choctawhatchee River Basin Alabama book forms in central Dale county, within the city limits of Ozark.

Hurricane Creek passes the mouth of Klondike Creek just before flowing into the Choctawhatchee River. Jefferson County Department of Health Watershed Protection Program Sixth Avenue South Birmingham, AL Storm Water Hotline () Watersheds in Jefferson County Cahaba Shades Creek Cahaba River Upper Black Warrior Black Warrior Valley Creek Locust Locust Fork Five Mile Village Creek Turkey Creek To view a larger File Size: KB.

Use of the Basin Development Factor to Urban Watershed County Flood Control District. Background • Needed to explain hydrologic responses to answer: – How have responses changed with urbanization over time (in a coastal File Size: 1MB. Owing to its proximity to two major waterways, Birmingham has experienced repetitive flooding in some local communities, including the Village Creek floodplain.

Many of the homeowners in these areas felt trapped by the floods: they could not sell their homes in the floodplain and did not have the resources to fix them.

The city used FEMA grants to acquire homes and turn the land into open. and minimizing channel vegetation on the creek mainstream as well as tributaries.

Urbanization has outpaced flood control on Mingo Creek. Although Mingo Creek has had a long history of flooding, flood control began only within the last decade.

Without federal support initially, the City of Tulsa has had to fund local flood control projects.

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Assessment of water-quality conditions in Fivemile Creek in the vicinity of the Fivemile Creek Greenway, Jefferson County, Alabama - Simulations of the effects of U.S. Highway and the proposed Montgomery outer loop on flooding in the Catoma Creek and Little Catoma Creek Basins near Montgomery, Alabama.

A one-dimensional step-backwater model was used to simulate flooding conditions for Catoma Creek near Montgomery, Alabama. A peak flow of 50, cubic feet per second was computed by the U.S. Geological Survey for the March flood at the Norman Bridge Road gaging station.

Using this estimated peak flow, flood-plain surveys with associated roughness coefficients, and surveyed high. In Alabama, the Mobile River basin drains approximat square miles, or 63 percent of Alabama's total land area. The western part of the basin is comprised of the upper Tombigbee River (3, square miles inside Alabama), the Black Warrior River (6, square miles), and, below the confluence of these two river systems, the lower.

Pleasant Hill Rd. Birmingham. (Jefferson County) DMR REPORTING PERIOD: April caused localized flooding, and exceeded a 2- The flow rate Village Creek WWTP was lowered by directing a portion of flow to the Valley Creek treatment plant via a basinFile Size: KB.

The Shade River is a tributary of the Ohio River in southeastern Ohio in the United the Ohio River, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area of square miles ( km 2) on the unglaciated portion of the Allegheny Shade River is miles ( km) long, or miles ( km) including its west : Ohio River.

TABLE Al—lO INTRASTATE WATERS OF ThE CAHABA RIVER BASIN L$ 4 r4 Q),-4 C 4-J r1 rI U r1 C rJ r1 B i-I D, rl C l) Stream From To _____ Shades Creek Jefferson County Line Shades Creek STP x- *Shades Creek Shades Creek Sewage its source X Treatment Plant Rocky Brook Shades Creek its source x Buck Creek Cahaba River Cahaba Valley Creek X.

The project, also financed with matching funds from local governments and organizations, is to study flooding issues from the Grimes/ Waller county line to the Gulf of Mexico. That area’s population is booming, jumping from ab people in to an estimatedin a stream temperature model of the Silver Creek Basin.

The hydrologic model was calibrated for the period of and the temperature model for the period of Several model scenarios were run to evaluate the relative impacts of various contributing factors to changes in stream flow and temperatures in the Silver Creek Basin.

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Flooding. The effectiveness of wetlands for flood abatement may vary, depending on the size of the area, type and condition of vegetation, slope, location of the wetland in the flood path and the saturation of wet-land soils before flooding.

A one-acre wetland can typically store about three-acre feet of. Auburn University Marine Extension and Research Center was granted the task of developing a Dog River Watershed Management Plan, whose purpose is to reduce flooding and improve water quality in the Watershed while also serving as a model for action in other coastal watersheds.

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Stakeholders in a meeting developed ten goals for the Size: 4MB. Black Creek Watershed - State of the Basin Report Executive Summary Black Creek Watershed Coalition July The State of the Basin Report is an environmental inventory of the natural and human resources of the Black Creek Watershed.

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The Stormwater Retrofit Analysis and Recommendations for Juanita Creek Basin in the Lake Washington Watershed focuses on a tributary stream to Lake Washington covering the City of Kirkland. The publication identifies a retrofit strategy or strategies that would meet the project goal -- improving flow and water quality to support aquatic life, including use by fish.

The uppermost lock and dam on the Upper Mississippi River is the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam in Minneapolis. Above the dam, the river’s elevation is feet ( m). Below the dam, the river’s elevation is feet ( m).

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