The Economic Cost of the 1996 Controlled Flood

  1. Robert H. Webb,
  2. John C. Schmidt,
  3. G. Richard Marzolf and
  4. Richard A. Valdez
  1. David A. Harpman

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM110p0351

The Controlled Flood in Grand Canyon

The Controlled Flood in Grand Canyon

How to Cite

Harpman, D. A. (1999) The Economic Cost of the 1996 Controlled Flood, in The Controlled Flood in Grand Canyon (eds R. H. Webb, J. C. Schmidt, G. R. Marzolf and R. A. Valdez), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM110p0351

Author Information

  1. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Lakewood, Colorado

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900933

Online ISBN: 9781118664711

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Keywords:

  • Floods—Arizona—Grand Canyon National Park;
  • Steamflow—Arizona—Grand Canyon National Park;
  • Sedimentation and deposition—Arizona—Grand Canyon National Park;
  • Aquatic biology—Arizona—Grand Canyon National Park;
  • Floods—Colorado River (Colo.-Mex.);
  • Streamflow—Colorado River (Colo.-Mex.);
  • Sedimentation and deposition—Colorado River (Colo-Mex.)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background and Setting

  • The Hydropower System

  • Previous Studies

  • Dam Operations During Water Year 1996

  • ECONOMIC Analysis

  • Results

  • Limitations of this Analysis

  • Conclusion