MISSISSIPPI- CASE STUDY

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  • Created on: 03-04-16 18:37
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  • Mississippi Flood 1993
    • CAUSES
      • RIVER BASIN COULDN'T TAKE MUCH WATER
      • HEAVY RAINFALL
      • SNOW MELTING
    • EFFECTS
      • ECONOMIC
        • DAMAGED COST $20 BILLION
      • ENVIRONMENTAL
        • FARMLANDS DESTROYED
        • BRIDGES  CLOSED
      • 50 DIED
      • 54,000 EVACUATED
    • AFFECTED PLACES
      • ILLINOIS
      • MINNESOTA
      • NEBRASKA
    • PREVENTIONS
      • TENNESSEE RIVER
        • USE AFFORESTATION AND DAMS OR RESERVOIRS
          • SLOWS WATER RUNOFF
          • UPPER BASIN CONTROLS FLOW TO LOWER BASIN
      • MISSOURI
        • LEVEES
          • KEEPS WATER INSIDE IN TIMES OF FLOOD
      • NEW ORLEANS AND BATON ROUGE
        • DIVERSIONARY SPILLWAYS
          • TAKES WATER SURPLUS DURING FLOODS
          • FROM NEW ORLEANS TO MISSISSIPPI ALONG 9KM SPILLWAY

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