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Spirit Lake dam-failure flood routing assessment

David L. Kresch

Spirit Lake dam-failure flood routing assessment

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Open-File Services Section, Western Distribution Branch, U.S. Geological Survey in Tacoma, Wash, Lakewood, Colo .
Written in English

  • Flood routing.,
  • Flood control -- Washington (State) -- Spirit Lake.,
  • Flood damage prevention -- Washington (State) -- Spirit Lake.,
  • Spirit Lake (Wash.)

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. [Denver, Colo.? : U.S. Geological Survey, 1985?]. 1 microfiche ; 11 x 15 cm.

    Statementby David L. Kresch.
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 82-770
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17082357M

    The empirical classification schemes of landslide dam stability by Ermini and Casagli (), Korup (), and Tacconi Stefanelli et al. () currently in use build upon the initial definition by Casagli and Ermini (), which is restricted to landslide dams that have either failed catastrophically or have not these studies, stability is a momentary definition of the state of Author: Xuanmei Fan, Anja Dufresne, Srikrishnan Siva Subramanian, Alexander Strom, Reginald Hermanns, Carlo. Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Mid-America Regional Council June Structural failure is the most common cause of dam failure, and flooding is the most common hazard that interacts with dam failure. According to SEMA, ^prolonged rains and flooding can saturate earthen Jackson Lone Jack Lake Dam 1 High State 47 Flood. assess liability for damage due to the failure of a flood control structure. As used in this paper, “flood control structure” includes dams, levees, and other major non-natural structures that store, divert, or transport large volumes of water. Determining who will pay for such damage involves a fundamental conflict between two of the most. five hazards: dam failure, erosion, flood, levee failure, and wildfire. An enhanced vulnerability assessment which includes a HAZUS-MH run of a year probabilistic earthquake scenario was conducted and included in this LHMP update.

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Spirit Lake dam-failure flood routing assessment by David L. Kresch Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Dongsheng Chang. AECOM Asia Company Ltd, Hong Kong, China. The conclusion was that the consequences of a dam-breach flood from Spirit Lake would be catastrophic. An estimate of fatalities was not made; rather, the extent and depth of inundation were estimated, but there would be fatalities—possibly many.

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