Des Moines River Flood Plain Information : Des Moines, Iowa, 1970

(1970) Des Moines River Flood Plain Information : Des Moines, Iowa, 1970. Natural Resources, Department of


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This report evaluates the flood situation along the Des Moines River flood plain starting, from Center Street dam in the city of Des Moines to the downstream side of the Saylorville Dam in Polk County, Iowa. The report is based on rainfall, runoff, past and recent flood height information, and other technical data defining the occurrence and size of Des Moines River floods. Two significant phases of the flood problem in the study reach are covered in the report. First, it reviews the history of flooding in the Des Moines River, then, it estimates the possible occurrence of future.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Contributor(s): United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Rock Island District | Iowa Natural Resources Council; Floods - Des Moines River Valley; Floods -- Iowa -- Des Moines; Des Moines River Valley
Subjects: Natural resources and environment > Water resources > Rivers and streams
Natural resources and environment > Weather > Floods
Natural Disasters > Flood
ID Code: 45230
Deposited By: Pamela Rees
Deposited On: 14 Jul 2023 13:39
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2023 13:39