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Title: Temperature analysis and selective withdrawal design study, Tallahala Creek Lake, Mississippi : mathematical model investigation
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Mobile District.
Maynord, Stephen T.
Loftis, Bruce.
Fontane, Darrell G.
Keywords: Dissolved oxygen
Mathematical models
Numerical models
Multilevel outlets
Tallahala Creek Lake
Thermal analysis
Water quality
Water temperature
Publisher: Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; H-78-1.
Description: Technical Report
Abstract: A numerical simulation model was used to evaluate the thermal characteristics of the proposed Tallahala Creek Lake near Laurel, Mississippi. Several multilevel intake configurations were evaluated on the basis of capability of meeting a natural stream temperature objective. Each of the multilevel configurations exhibited similar performance in meeting the temperature objectives. One of the configurations was recommended because it will provide simpler operation. Additionally, a cursory analysis of anticipated dissolved oxygen content in and downstream of the lake was performed. Based on simulated oxygen profiles in the lake and potential reaeration through the Tallahala Creek Lake outlet works, it is expected that acceptable levels of dissolved oxygen will exist immediately downstream of the structure.
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