Applying Integrated Watershed Management Techniques in Stevens Creek

$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

The Stevens Creek Watershed located just east of Lincoln, Nebraska, will experience rapid growth pressures in the coming years, a trend that has the potential to adversely impact the region's natural resources. To maintain a balance of economic growth opportunities and the protection of natural resources, the City of Lincoln and the Lower Platte South Natural Resource District embarked on a study to preserve the past while embracing the future. The study's goal was to develop watershed management tools to guide sound planning decisions regarding the protection of the watershed's natural resources. This was accomplished by integrating the latest research and technology in hydrology, hydraulics, geomorphology, and best management practices (BMPs), while operating within a comprehensive public involvement program to provide a framework for long-term stream sustainability. The final product was a master plan document consisting of four main elements, including floodplain management tools, capital improvement projects, site-specific BMPs, and opportunity areas to provide flood protection, reduction of future impacts to water quality, long-term stream stability, and the preservation of aquatic and riparian habitat.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864706783751375

Publication date: January 1, 2006

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more