Performance of Relief Wells Along Missouri River Levees: 1951-1952 Floods

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"The purpose of this report is to present the results of a study of the performance of the three relief well systems [along the Missouri River] during the July 1951 and April 1952 floods, and to compare their performance with design predictions. [...] The report includes observed uplift and well-flow data, descriptions of relief well operations during the floods, and an analysis of the effectiveness of the well systems together with discussion and comments on several experimental and test wells" (p. 2).

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viii, 49, [5] p., 22 leaves of plates : ill. ; 27 cm.

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Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.) December 1956.

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  • Main Title: Performance of Relief Wells Along Missouri River Levees: 1951-1952 Floods
  • Added Title: U.S. Waterways Experiment Station Technical Report Number 3-443
  • Series Title: U.S. Waterways Experiment Station Reports

Description

"The purpose of this report is to present the results of a study of the performance of the three relief well systems [along the Missouri River] during the July 1951 and April 1952 floods, and to compare their performance with design predictions. [...] The report includes observed uplift and well-flow data, descriptions of relief well operations during the floods, and an analysis of the effectiveness of the well systems together with discussion and comments on several experimental and test wells" (p. 2).

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viii, 49, [5] p., 22 leaves of plates : ill. ; 27 cm.

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  • December 1956

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  • 1951 - 1952

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  • Feb. 24, 2016, 4:27 p.m.

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Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.). Performance of Relief Wells Along Missouri River Levees: 1951-1952 Floods, report, December 1956; Vicksburg, Mississippi. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc303888/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.