Floods in the Nishnabotna River Basin, Iowa, HR-140, 1991

(1991) Floods in the Nishnabotna River Basin, Iowa, HR-140, 1991. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

Flood-elevation profiles and flood-peak discharges for floods during 1972, 1982, and 1987 in the Nishnabotna River basin are given in the report. The profiles are for the 1972 flood on the West and East Nishnabotna Rivers, the 1982 flood on Indian Creek, and the 1987 flood on the lower West Nishnabotna River. A flood history describes rainfall conditions and reported damages for floods occurring 1947, 1958, 1972, 1982, and 1987. Discharge for the 1982 flood on Indian Creek is 1.1 times larger than the 100-year recurrence interval discharge.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Note: Also available from the USGS at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1991/0171/report.pdf
Keywords: Flood protection; Floods; Peak discharge; Rainfall; River basins; Streamflow
Subjects: Transportation
Transportation > Environment > Water
Transportation > Environment > Weather and climate
Natural Disasters > Flood
Natural Disasters
ID Code: 21691
Deposited By: Leighton Christiansen
Deposited On: 02 Mar 2016 19:26
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2016 19:26
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/21691