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Water resources of the Potomac River Basin, West Virginia

W. A. Hobba

Water resources of the Potomac River Basin, West Virginia

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Published by West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey in Morgantown .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Potomac River watershed.,
  • West Virginia.
    • Subjects:
    • Hydrology -- Potomac River watershed.,
    • Water-supply -- Potomac River watershed.,
    • Hydrology -- West Virginia.,
    • Water-supply -- West Virginia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William A. Hobba, Jr., Eugene A. Friel, and James L. Chisholm ; prepared by the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey and the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Division of Water Resources.
      SeriesRiver basin bulletin ;, 3
      ContributionsFriel, Eugene A., joint author., Chisholm, James L., joint author., Geological Survey (U.S.), West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey., West Virginia. Division of Water Resources.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB705.P67 H6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 110 p. :
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4067810M
      LC Control Number79620947

      The original reports, which were prepared several years ago, are being revised as part of a program of Water Resources Appraisals for Hydroelectric Licensing. Potomac River Basin Report[ edit ] In the Corps again was directed by Congress to study dams, this time to improve water quality in addition to flood control. George Washington could have built his home anywhere on the Eastern Seaboard. Other Potomac books assume you have a boat; this one assumes you fish on your feet. The Commission can complete a range of surveys and assessments designed to increase the knowledge of the ecosystem that allows for more efficient resources management. Information is current as of December unless otherwise indicated.

      This report provides updated information on water resources for use by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and its staff when considering hydroelectric licensing and other work. Springfield on the South Branch of the Potomac. The following year, ICPRB publishes its first "Potomac River Water Quality Network," holds a "first-of-its-kind" silt control conference and sponsors a study of sediment sources in the basin with the U. The report also summarizes past and current planning studies. Harpers Ferry: Proposed in the vicinity of Sandy Hook and Wevertonthe reservoir would have flooded the lower part of Harpers Ferry with a pool extending past Shepherdstown. The plan also recommended the use of more effective wastewater treatment strategies.

      Given that a picture is worth 1, words, the book includes over augmented with 42 maps and 45 tables of critical information that allow you to determine the right place to go and the right time to be there. The cost-benefit ratio was projected to be 1. It was never built. The original reports, which were prepared several years ago, are being revised as part of a program of Water Resources Appraisals for Hydroelectric Licensing. This report provides updated information on water resources for use by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and its staff when considering hydroelectric licensing and other work.


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Water resources of the Potomac River Basin, West Virginia book

The cost-benefit ratio was set at 1. Potomac River Basin Report[ edit ] In the Corps again was directed by Congress to study dams, this time to improve water quality in addition to flood control. No residents or businesses would have been displaced, though coal mining in the immediate area of the reservoir would have been curtailed.

Despite the damage to existing recreation, the reservoir was projected to increase recreational usage. Cooperation and partnerships[ edit ] The ICPRB works with numerous partners throughout the basin using cooperative skills for encouraging multiple jurisdictions to coordinate actions on water resource issues.

The headwaters of the river may have suffered even more. Retrieved 15 February The revised reports provide updated information on water resources for use by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and its staff when considering hydroelectric licensing and other work.

Department of the Interior. Washington Post. It is calculated from stream macroinvertebrate samples collected and counted by state, federal, and local agencies and other groups. Originating in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia and drawing from the hills of Virginia and Maryland, which are collectively recognized as the Potomac River Highlands, the river offers a diversity of culture, history, and wildlife as it channels the border between those states and Washington, DC, on its mile run to the Tidewater at Point Lookout, MD.

Cost-benefit ratio was projected to be 1. The new study was published in as the Potomac River Basin Report. Information is presented for the Grand River Basin in Michigan. Past and current planning studies are also summarized.

The cost-benefit ratio was projected to be 1. The reservoirs were to start at tidewater at Chain Bridge. Cost-benefit ratio was projected at 1. After decades of decline, the Potomac River is on its way to recovery. InICPRB's successful American Shad Restoration Project is completed, restoring the population of this historically significant fish that once flowed freely in the Potomac but had been decimated by pollution, overfishing, and blockage over the past century.

Information is current as of October unless otherwise indicated. Kemp indicates Potomac River pollution has reached a "critical condition" with urgent need for additional sewage treatment facilities.

An interceptor sewer was needed to divert effluent from Staunton and Verona to a point below the dam where flow was judged to be sufficient to handle the effluent.

Meanwhile, the invasive northern snakehead made its way into the river basin along with predatory blue catfish, putting native species at risk.

Mid Atlantic water resource region

The cost-benefit ratio was projected at 1. This report provides updated information on water resources for use by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and its staff when considering hydroelectric licensing and other work. The only one of the reservoirs proposed for the main stem of the Potomac, it was considered the most potentially useful project, estimated to provide for 50 years of growth in the Washington area.Loudoun Water Town of Leesburg, Virginia Town of Shepherdstown, West Virginia Washington Aqueduct Division of the U.S.

Army Corps of Engineers Washington County, Maryland Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Government Agencies.

District of Columbia Department of Environment (DDOE) Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin (ICPRB). Get this from a library! Potomac River Basin, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia; reformulation of the Sixes Bridge and Verona projects.

[United States. Department of. Drinking Water and Water Resources; Water Quality; Aquatic Life; Communication & Education; ICPRB and the Chesapeake Bay; Map of the Potomac River Basin; Water Supply System; This report presents the results of a pilot study to investigate and develop methods for measuring filamentous algae in Virginia’s Shenandoah River basin.

Water-quality Assessment of the Potomac River Basin by Humbert Zappia,Gary T. Fisher Book Resume: Download or read Water-quality Assessment of the Potomac River Basin book by clicking button below to visit the book download website.

There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). In upper margin: Figure IV Appears in sylvaindez.com Dept. of Natural Resources' Comprehensive study of the Potomac River basin. "Sources: Soil Conservation Service, Virginia Division of Water Resources based on Potomac Valley Report." "October " Includes location map.

"13," Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Get this from a library! Water resources of the Potomac River Basin, West Virginia. [W A Hobba; Eugene A Friel; James L Chisholm; Geological Survey (U.S.); West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey.; West Virginia.

Division of Water Resources.].