FLOODS IN LOUISIANA, MAGNITUDE AND FREQUENCY FOR SMALL WATERSHEDS

Statewide regression equations are defined for estimating peak discharges with recurrence intervals ranging from 2 to 100 yards for streams draining less than 10 sq mi (26 sq km). Contributing drainage area, main-channel slope, and mean annual precipitation are required for estimating the peak discharges. /FHWA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Office of Highways. Study conducted in cooperation with the Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    U.S. Geological Survey

    F Street Between 18th and 19th Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20244
  • Authors:
    • Lowe, A S
  • Publication Date: 1979-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 57 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00195600
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-LA-78-205G Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: 65-2H
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 15 1979 12:00AM