Case Study, Full Answer, Mississippi Management

  • Created by: Ellie R
  • Created on: 10-06-13 18:11

Choose a river you have studied. Explain how this river has been managed (6)

Chosen River: Mississippi

The Mississippi River in the USA is the fourth longest river in the world and the most heavily engineered. Over 100 years the river and its tributaries have been managed in order to control the river and its floods more effectively.

Dams and Reservoirs have been built including 6 huge reservoirs along the River Missouri to store excess water with a further 19 along the Tennessee River and its


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