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Title: Widths of openings Morganza Floodway Control Structure, Mississippi River : model investigation
Authors: United States. Mississippi River Commission.
U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Keywords: Morganza Floodway
Mississippi River
Flood control plan
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical memorandum
Purpose: The model study reported herein was concerned with the optimum widths of openings for the operation of the Morganza Floodway control structure. The specific items of information sought were the effects of various widths of structure openings, both with and without an auxiliary crevasse in the levee at the head or the floodway, upon the discharge of the Morganza Floodway, and the resulting distribution of flow in the latitude of Old River during floods of the magnitudes of the 1927 and project floods.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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