Essays Tagged: "United States Army Corps of Engineers"

Justification

uption to natural habitats and they look natural. Levees enable the river to hold a bigger capacity of water. This will reduce the risk of flooding. Levees are also reasonably priced in comparison to ... ly priced in comparison to other strategies.Flood Fields Flood fields are needed on the other sides of levees as if the water spills over the top of levees there is an area, which can store the water ...

(1 pages) 301 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Resource Consultants: Interpretation Of Topography

Located in Grimes Co. the topographic map indicates that this site will be at an altitude of 185ft, with hardly any variation within a vast vicinity. It is close to flat for a radius of 30+m ... Artesian Well, being closest point to the construction site, is located approximately 25miles east of our desired spot. There are also two water ways, Gibbons Creek and an unnamed river, neither whic ...

(1 pages) 534 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

What is the Significance of the Clean Water Act?

the growing concerns about the sanitary condition of surface and underground water supplies in the United States. Although this was a great first step, they soon realized that more would have to happ ... ."Clean Water Act." EPA -. Environmental Protection Agency, n.d. Web. 06 May 2014."Clean Water Act, United States." Clean Water Act, United States. The Encyclopedia of Earth, n.d. Web. 06 May 2014."Di ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Jefferson

Running for PresidentA. First Term (1801-1805) Wed. March 4, 1801, inaugurated 3rd president of the United States. B. Second Term (1804-1809) C. Prominent Issues of the Elections1)Since electors did n ... French. B. War with Barbary Pirates, 1804 C. Chesapeake and Leopard Affair, 1807: In June 1807 the United States frigate Chesapeake was stopped by the British ship Leopard. When the Chesapeake refuse ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents