H_210_NEH - National Engineering Handbook

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Section 3 - Sedimentation

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Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Sediment Properties

Chapter 3 - Erosion

Chapter 4 - Transmission of Sediment by Water

Chapter 5 - Deposition of Sediment

Chapter 6 - Sediment Sources, Yields, and Delivery Ratios

Chapter 7 - Field Investigations and Surveys

Chapter 8 - Sediment-Storage Design Criteria

Chapter 9 - Units and Equivalents

[H_210_NEH_3 - - May 2008]

Section 5 - Hydraulics

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Cover, Table of Contents Preface,

Chapters 1, 2, 3 - General, Hydrostatics, Fundamentals of Water Flow

Chapter 4 - Open Channel Flow

Chapter 5 - Pipe Flow

Chapter 6, 7, 8, 9 - Orifice Flow, Weir Flow, and Flood Routing Through Reservoirs, Model Investigations

Supplement A

Supplement B

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Section 6 - Structural Design

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Cover, Table of Contents - Introduction

Chapters 1, 2 - Loads

Chapter 3 - Design and Analysis

Chapter 4 - Concrete

Chapters 5, 6 - Steel, Wood

[H_210_NEH_6 - - May 2008]

Section 8 - Engineering Geology

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Cover

Chapter 1 - Description of Materials

Chapter 2 - Exploration Methods and Equipment

Chapter 3 - Samples

Chapter 4 - Logging Test Holes

Chapter 5 - Requirements for Geologic Investigations and Sampling

Chapter 6 - Preliminary Site Investigation

Chapter 7 - Detailed Site Investigation

Index

[H_210_NEH_8 - - May 2008]

Section 11 - Drop Spillways

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Cover, Preface, Table of Contents

Chapters 1, 2, 3 - General, Layout, Hydraulic Design

Chapter 4 - Structural Design

Chapter 5 - Type B Drop Spillway

Chapter 6 - Structural Design Example

Chapter 7 - Masonry Drop Spillways

Circular #1

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Section 14 - Chute Spillways

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Cover, Preface, Table of Contents

Chapters 1 - General, Layout, Hydraulic Design

Chapter 2 - Hydraulic Design (all)

2a - Introductory material

2b - Straight Inlets

2c - Box Inlets

2d - Side Channel Inlet

2e - Vertical Curve Section

2f - Channels and SAF Outlets

Chapter 3 - Dimensions of Chute Spillways

[H_210_NEH_14 - - May 2008]

Section 15 - Irrigation

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Chapter 1 - Soil-Plant-Water Relationships

Chapter 7 - Trickle Irrigation

Chapter 8 - Irrigation Pumping Plants

Chapter 11 - Sprinkle Irrigation

Chapter 12 - Land Leveling

[H_210_NEH_15 - May 2008]

Section 16 - Drainage of Agricultural Land

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Cover, Preface, Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Principles of Drainage

Chapter 2 - Drainage Investigations

Chapter 3 - Surface Drainage

Chapter 4 - Subsurface Drainage

Chapter 5 - Open Ditches for Drainage--Design, Construction, and Maintenance

Chapter 6 - Dikes

Chapter 7 - Drainage Pumping

Chapter 8 - Drainage of Organic Soils

Chapter 9 - Drainage of Tidal Lands

[H_210_NEH_16 - - May 2008]

Section 18 - Ground Water

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Chapter 1 - Ground-Water Hydrology

Chapter 2 - Ground-Water Geology

Chapter 3 - Ivestigation Methods and Equipment

Chapter 4 - Ground-Water Investigations

Chapter 5 - Methods and Techniques of Spring Development

Chapter 6 - Methods and Techniques of Well Development

[H_210_NEH_18 - - May 2008]

Section 19 - Construction Inspection

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Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Installation

Chapter 3 - Sampling and Testing

Chapter 4 - Records and Reports

Chapter 5 - Technical References

[H_210_NEH_19 - - May 2008]

Part 622 - Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting

Chapter 1 - Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting Program Activities     

622.0100  Purpose and scope

622.0101  Forecasting

622.0102  Data collection

622.0103  Remote data communications

622.0104  Data dissemination

622.0105  Program customers and uses

622.0106  References

                  Chapter 2 - Data Parameters              

622.0200  General

622.0201  Definitions

622.0202  Snow water equivalent (SWE) data

622.0203  Snow depth data

622.0204  Precipitation data

622.0205  Soil moisture data

622.0206  Soil temperature data

622.0207  Air temperature data

622.0208  Wind speed data

622.0209  Wind direction data

622.0210  Solar radiation data

622.0211  Relative humidity data

622.0212  Barometric pressure data

622.0213  References

                Tables                         Chapter 3 - Data Site Selection             

622.0300  Introduction

622.0301  Site purpose

622.0302  Types of data collection sites

622.0303  Site characteristics

622.0304  Site authorizations and document

622.305  Legal requirements

622.0306  References

Appendix A  Purposes of an Considerations for Evaluating New Site Locations

Figures

                                                           Chapter 4 - Site Installation

622.0400 Introduction

622.0401 Snow course and aerial marker installation

622.0402 SNOTEL station installation

622.0403 References


                                               Chapter 6 - Data Management       
622.0600  Introduction

622.0601  Data retrieval

622.0602  Data storage

622.0603  Data editing

622.0604  Data quality control

622.0605  Station management

622.0606  Sensor management

622.0607  System management

622.0608  References

                                               
Chapter 7 - Water Supply Forecasting     
     

622.0700  Introduction

622.0701  Forecast points

622.0702  Basic data types and usage

622.0703  Forecasting methodologies

622.0704  Forecast operations

622.0705  Forecast dissemination

622.0706  Forecast accuracy

622.0707  Other products and activities

622.0708  References

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[H_210_NEH_622` - Amend. 58 - July 2012]

Part 623 - Irrigation
  


Chapter 2 - Irrigation Water Requirements  

 

623.0200 Water requirements



523.0201 Crop water use


Chapter 4 -Surface Irrigation
    

623.0400 - The practice of surface irrigation



623.0401 - Surface irrigation principles



623.0402 - Design processes



Chapter 7 - Microirrigation


Chapter 9 - Water Measurement
     

Chapter 1 - Introduction



Chapter 2 - Basic Concepts Related to Flowing Water and Measurement, etc.



[H_210_NEH_623 - November 2013]

Part 624 - Water Table Control

Chapter 10 - Water Table Control

624.1000  Introduction

624.1001  Planning

624.1002  Requirements for water table control

624.1003  Hydraulic conductivity

624.1004  Design

624.1005  Designing water control structures

624.1006  Management

624.1007  Water quality considerations of water table control

624.1008  References

Tables

Figures

[H_210_NEH_624 - - May 2008]

Part 628 - Dams
Chapter 45- Filter Diaphragms

628.4500  Background

628.4501  Anti-seep collars

628.4502  Hydraulic fracture

628.4503  Filter diaphragm

628.4504  Specifications and density quality control for filter sands

628.4505  Quality control

628.4506  Installation of filter diaphragms

628.4507  References

     Appendices

     Tables

     Figures

Chapter 50 Earth Spillway Design

628.5000  Scope

628.5001  Basic concepts of earth spillway design

628.5002  Basic concepts of spillway performance

628.5003  Spillway investigation guidance

628.5004  Spillway design guidance

628.5005  Maintenance considerations

628.5006  References

Figures

Chapter 51 Earth Spillway Erosion

628.5100  Introduction and general concepts

628.5101  Erosion phases

628.5102  Computation details

628.5103  Model I/O summary

628.5104  References

Figure

Chapter 52 - Field Procedures Guide for the Headcut Erodibility Index

628.5200  Introduction

628.5201  Geological mapping

628.5202  Earth material classification

628.5203  Field procedure for evaluating constituent parameters

628.5204  Summary

628.5205  References

628.5100  Introduction and general concepts

628.5101  Erosion phases

628.5102  Computation details

628.5103  Model I/O summary

628.5104  References

Appendices

Tables

Figures

[H_210_NEH_628 - - May 2008]

Part 629 - Air Quality

Chapter 1 - Air Quality Overview                                         

629.0100  Introduction

629.0101  Air quality resource concerns in the NRCS

629.0102  Principal agricultural air emissions: types, sources, and generating mechanisms

629.0103  Principles of agricultural air emissions management in conservation planning

629.0104  Summary

[H_210_NEH_629 - Amend. 42 - May 2011]

Part 630 - Hydrology

Chapter 1 - Introduction

(09/1997)

630.0100  Introduction

630.0101  Duties and responsibilities of NRCS hydrologists

630.0102  Other technical guides

Chapter 2 - Watershed Project Evaluation Procedures    

          630.0200  Introduction

          630.0201  Work outline plan and schedule relationship

          630.0202  Hydrologic evaluation process

          630.0203  Design hydrology

                         Figures


Chapter 3 - Preliminary Investigations
     

(11/2010)

630.0300  Introduction

630.0301  Making the preliminary investigation

600.0302  Summary

630.0303  Report

Figures

Example

Chapter 4 - Storm Rainfall Depth

(03/1993)

630.0400  Introduction

630.0401  Sources of data

630.0402  Data analysis

630.0403  Watershed rainfall

630.0404  References

630.0405  Appendix

Tables

Chapter 5 - Streamflow Data

(09/1997)

630.0500  Introduction

630.0501  Sources

630.0502  Installation and operation of streamflow stations

630.0503  Streamflow data uses

630.0504  References

Tables

Figures

Examples

Chapter 6 - Stream Reaches and Hydrologic Units

(11/1998)

630.0600  Introduction

630.0601  Reaches

630.0602  Alluvial fans

630.0603  Hydrologic units

630.0604  References

Table

Figure

Chapter 7 – Hydrologic Soil Groups

630.0700  Introduction

630.0701  Hydrologic Soil Groups

630.0702  Disturbed Soils

630.0703  References

Tables

Chapter 8 - Land Use and Treatment Classes

(06/2002)

630.0800  General

630.0801  Classification of land use and treatment

630.0802  Classes

630.0803  Determinations of classes

630.0804  References

Tables

Chapter 9 – Hydrologic Soil-Cover Complexes

630.0900  General

630.0901  Determinations of complexes and curve numbers

630.0902  References

Tables

Figures

Examples

Chapter 10 - Estimation of Direct Runoff from Storm Rainfall

630.1000  Introduction

630.1001  Rainfall-runoff relationship

630.1002  Applications

630.1003  Accuracy

630.1004  References

                 Appendix

                 Tables

                 Figures

                 Examples

Chapter 11 – Snowmelt

630.1100  Introduction

630.1101  Snowmelt theory

630.1102  Data sources

630.1103  Modeling snowmelt

630.1104  Snowmelt runoff

630.1105  Runoff hydrographs from snowmelt

630.1106  References

                 Table

                 Figures

                 Examples

Chapter 12 – Hydrologic Effect of Land Use and Treatment 

630.1200  General

630.1201  Volume effects

630.1202  Lag effects

630.1203  Determination of effects

630.1204  References

                 Tables

                 Figures

Chapter 13 – Stage Inundation Relations 

630.1300  Introduction

630.1301  Stage versus area inundated methods

630.1302  Flood peak or volume versus area inundated method

630.1303  Frequency versus area inundated method

630.1304  Computer determination of area inundated

630.1305  Combination method of determining area inundated

630.1306  Stereoscopic and other methods

630.1307  References

                 Tables

                 Figures

Chapter 14 - Stage Discharge Relations 

          630.1400  Introduction

          630.1401  Development of stage discharge curves

          630.1402  Collection of field data

          630.1403  Discharge versus drainage area

          630.1404  Computing profiles

          630.1405  Road crossings

          630.1406  References

                         Tables

                         Figures

                         Exhibits

Chapter 15 - Time of Concentration

          630.1500  Introduction

630.1501  Definitions and basic relations

630.1502  Methods for estimating time of concentration

630.1503  Other considerations

630.1504  Examples

630.1505  References

               Appendices

Chapter 16 - Hydrographs

630.1600  Introduction

630.1601  Development of hydrograph relations

630.1602  Unit hydrograph

630.1603  Application of unit hydrograph

630.1604  Unit hydrograph development for a gaged watershed

630.1605  References

                Appendix 16A  Elements of a Unit Hydrograph

                Appendix 16B  Dimensionless Unit Hydrographs with Peak Rate Factors from 100 to 600

                Tables

                Figures

                Examples

Chapter 17 - Flood Routing

Introduction

Elevation-storage and Elevation-discharge relationships

Reservoir Routing Methods

Channel Routing Methods

Unit-hydrograph Routing Methods

Figures

Tables

Chapter 18 - Selected Statistical Methods

          630.1800  Introduction

630.1801  Basic data requirements

630.1802  Frequency analysis

630.1803  Flow duration

630.1804  Correlation and regression

630.1805  Analysis based on regionalization

630.1806  Risk

630.1807  Metric conversion factors

630.1808  References

Tables

Figures

Examples

Exhibits

Chapter 19 - Transmission Losses

630.1900  Introduction

630.1901  Assumption and limitations

630.1902  Symbols and notation

630.1903  Applications

630.1904  Examples

630.1905  Summary

630.1906  References

                Appendices

                Tables

                Figures

Chapter 20, Watershed Yield

630.2000  Introduction

630.2001  Water balance

630.2002  Methods of computer water yield

630.2003  Reservoir storage planning

630.2004  Data Sources

630.2005  References

                Tables

                Figures

Chapter 21 - Design Hydrographs

(1965; Reprinted with minor revisions, 1972)

Introduction

Principal Spillways

Emergency Spillways

Figures

Tables

Exhibits

Chapter 22 - Glossary  

(2/2012)

          630.2200  Introduction

          630.2201  Definitions

          630.2202  Abbreviations and symbols

          630.2203  Conversion factors

[H_210_NEH_630 - Amend. 56 - May 2012]

Part 631 - Geology

Chapter 2 - Engineering Geology Investigations             

631.0200  Introduction

631.0201  Intensity of engineering geology site investigations

631.0202  Minimum requirements for engineering geology investigations

631.0203  Geologic reconnaissance

631.0204  Preliminary site investigation

631.0205  Detailed site investigation

631.0206  Minimum requirements for sampling and testing of structure sites

631.0207  Investigation of potential seismic hazards

631.0208  Geologic investigation during project implementation and construction (as-built)

631.0209  Investigations for repair, rehabilitation, and decommissioning of structures

631.0210  Groundwater investigations

631.0211  Investigation of structural problems caused by erosion or sedimentation

631.0212  Watershed sediment yield studies for structures and conservation practices

631.0213  Stream channels and stream corridors

631.0214  References

               Table

              Chapter 3 - Engineering Classification of Earth Materials     

631.0300  Introduction

631.0301  Physical and mineralogical characteristics of earth materials

631.0302  Rock characteristics related to engineering properties

631.0303  Geologic properties of materials

631.0304  Unified Soil Classification System

631.0305  References

               Tables

               Figures

              Chapter 4 - Engineering Classification of Rock Materials     

631.0400  Engineering properties of rock

631.0401  Rock material properties

631.0402  Rock mass properties: general

631.0403  Rock mass properties: stratigraphic discontinuities

631.0404  Rock mass properties: structural discontinuities

631.0405  Properties related to both rock materials and rock mass

631.0406  Rock material field classification system

631.0407  References

               Appendices

               Tables

               Figures

       Chapter 5 - Engineering Geology Logging, Sampling, and Testing   

631.0500  Introduction

631.0501  Safety

631.0502  Logging earth materials

631.0503  Sampling earth materials

631.0504  Samples

631.0505  Testing earth materials

631.0506  References

               Tables

               Figures

          Chapter 11 - Cone Penetrometer       

631.1100  Purpose and scope

631.1101  Introduction

631.1102  Applications

631.1103  Advantages, disadvantages, and cautions

631.1105  Equipment

631.1106  Standards

631.1107  Field operations—performing the CPT

631.1108  Field operations—readings and calculations

631.1109  Soil mechanics laboratory use of CPT data

631.1110  Use of CPT data in design

631.1111  SPT

631.1112  Glossary

631.1113  References

               Tables

               Figures



Chapter 12 - Rock Material Field Classification System
   

631.1210  The rock material field classification system

631.1220  Evaluating earth material for excavation by a ripping index

631.1250  References

                Tables

                Figures

Chapter 30 - Groundwater Hydrology and Geology

631.3000  Introduction

631.3001  Groundwater hydrology

631.3002  Groundwater geology

631.3003  References

Chapter 31 - Groundwater Investigations

631.3100  Groundwater investigations

631.3101  Groundwater methods and equipment

631.3102  References

                Tables

                Figures

Chapter 32 - Well Design and Spring Development

631.3200  Water well design

631.3201  Spring development

631.3202  References

Chapter 33 - Groundwater Recharge

631.3300  Groundwater recharge

631.3201  References

                Tables

                Figures

[H_210_NEH_631 - Amend. 55 - April 2012]

Part 633 - Soil Engineering

Chapter 26 - Gradation Design of Sand and Gravel Filters

(10/1994)

633.2600  Purpose

633.2601  Basic purpose of filters and drains

633.2602  Permeability and capacity

633.2603  Determining filter gradation limits

633.2604  Definitions

633.2605  References

633.2606  Appendixes

Tables

Figures

Examples

[H_210_NEH_633 - - May 2008]

Part 636 – Structural Engineering

Chapter 52 – Structural Design of Flexible Conduits

636.5200 Introduction

636.5201 Internal pressure design

636.5202 Water hammer/surge pressure

636.5203 Loads on pipe

636.5204 Buried pipe design

636.5205 Expansion and contraction

636.5206 Aboveground pipe design

636.5207 Thrust block design

636.5208 Longitudinal bending

636.5209 References

              Glossary

[H_210_NEH_636 - - May 2008]

Part 637 - Environmental Engineering

Chapter 2 - Composting     

(11/2010)

637.0200  Introduction

637.0201  Principles of composting

637.0202  Design of compost mixtures

637.0203  Monitoring and parameter adjustment

637.0204  Odor generation

637.0205  Additives, inoculums, starters

637.0206  Pathogens

637.0207  Health risks of a composting operation

637.0208  Aeration requirements

637.0209  Analysis of raw materials and compost

637.0210  Composting methods

637.0211  Operational costs

637.0212  Compost end use

637.0213  Dead animal composting

637.0214  Compost bedded packs

637.0215  References

Glossary

Appendices

Tables

Figures

Chapter 3 - Constructed Wetlands

(09/2002)

637.0300  Introduction

637.0301  Types of constructed wetlands

637.0302  Benefits of surface flow wetlands for animal waste treatment

637.0303  Treatment process

637.0304  Vegetation

637.0305  Planning for a constructed wetland—the systems approach

637.0306  Design of surface flow wetlands

637.0307  Plant establishment and maintenance

637.0308  References

Appendix

Tables

Figures

Examples

[H_210_NEH_637 - Amend. 40 - December 2010]

Part 641 – Drafting and Drawings

Chapter 1 – Computer Aided Design (CAD) Standards

641.0100 Introduction

641.0101 Graphic concepts

641.0102 Drawing file organization

641.0103 Layer/level assignments

641.0104 Symbology

641.0105 Implementation tools

641.0106 References

              Appendix A Interchangeable Terminology

              Appendix B Line Width/Weight

              Appendix C NRCS Standard Line Types

              Appendix D Text Sizes and Styles

              Appendix E Dimensioning

              Appendix F Layer/Level Naming

              Figures

[H_210_NEH_641 - - May 2008]

Part 642 Specifications

Chapter 2 -National Construction Specifications

Clearing

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[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_001_Con1 - ]

Clearing and Grubbling

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Construction Specification 2 - MS-Word
Construction Specification 2 - PDF
Construction Specification 2 - Instructions    

      
    

    
      

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Structural Removal

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Construction Specification 3 - Structural Removal 

Construction Specification 3 - MS-Word
Construction Specification 3 - PDF
Construction Specification 3 - Instructions

    
   

     
   

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_003_Con3 - ]

Channel Clearing and Shaping

Construction Specification 4 - Channel Clearing
Construction Specification 4 - Channel Clearing

Construction Specification 4 - PDF

Construction Specification 4 - MS-Word
Construction Specification 4 - Instructions


     
     

   
  

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_004_Con4 - ]

Pollution Control

Construction Specification 5—Pollution Control
Construction Specification 5—Pollution Control  

Construction Specification 5 - Word
Construction Specification 5 - PDF
Construction Specification 5 - Instructions

     
     

      
    

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_005_Con5 - ]

Seeding, Sprigging, and Mulching

Construction Specification 6—Seeding, Sprigging, and Mulching
Construction Specification 6—Seeding, Sprigging, and Mulching 

Construction Specification 6 - Word
Construction Specification 6 - PDF
Construction Specification 6 - Instructions  

     
   

      
   

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_006_Con6 - ]

Construction Surveys

Construction Specification 7 - Construction Surveys
Construction Spefication 7 - Construction Surveys

Construction Specification 7 - MS Word
Construction Specification 7 - PDF
Construction Specification 7 - Instructions

   
    

     
   

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Mobilization and Demobilization

Construction Specification 8 - Mobilization and Demobilization
Construction Specification 8 - Mobilization and Demobilization 

Construction Specification 8 - MS Word
Construction Specification 8 - PDF
Construction Specification 8 - Instructions

    
     

     
    

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Traffic Control

Construction Specification 9 - Traffic Control
Construction Specification 9 - Traffic Control

Construction Specification 9 - MS Word
Construction Specification 9 - PDF   
Construction Specification 9  - Instructions

     
     

     
    

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_009_Con9 - ]

Water for Construction

Construction Specification 10 - Water for Construction
Construction Specification 10 - Water for Construction

Construction Specification 10 - MS Word
Construction Specification 10 - PDF
Construction Specification 10 - Instructions

  
    

    
   

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_10_Con10 - ]

Removal of Water

Construction Specification 11 - Removal of Water
Construction Specification 11 - Removal of Water

Construction Specification 11 - MS Word
Construction Specification 11 - PDF
Construction Specification 11 - Instructions    

      
     

     
    

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_11_Con11 - ]

Relief Wells

Construction Specification 12 - Relief Wells
 Construction Specification 12 - Relief Wells  

Construction Specification 12 - MS Word
Construction Specification 12 - PDF
Construction Specification 12 - Instructions

      
   

    
  

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Piling

Construction Specification 13 - Piling
  Construction Specification 13 - Piling  

Construction Specification 13 - MS Word
Construction Specification 13 - PDF
Construction Specification 13 - Instructions    

   
   

   
 

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Pressure Grouting

Construction Specification 14 - Pressure Grouting
Construction Specification 14 - Pressure Grouting  

Construction Specification 14 - MS Word
Construction Specification 14 - PDF
Construction Specification 14 - Instructions 

   
   

    
   

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Excavation

Construction Specification 21 - Excavation
Construction Specification 21 - Excavation

Construction Specification 21 - MS Word
Construction Specification 21 - PDF
Construction Specification 21 - Instructions   

    
   

     
     

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Earthfill

Construction Specification 23 - Earthfill
Construction Specification 23 - Earthfill 

Construction Specification 23 - MS Word
Construction Specification 23 - PDF
Construction Specification 23 - Instructions

    
      

     
     

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Drainfall

Construction Specification 24 - Drainfill
Construction Specification 24 - Drainfill

Construction Specification 24 - MS Word
Construction Specification 24 - PDF
Construction Specification 24 - Instructions

      
    

     
    

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Rockfill

Construction Specification 25 - Rockfill
Construction Specification 25 - Rockfill  

Construction Specification 25 - MS Word
Construction Specification 25 - PDF
Construction Specification 25 - Instructions
    

     
     

     
    

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Topsoiling

Construction Specification 26 - Topsoiling
Construction Specification 26 - Topsoiling  

Construction Specification 26 - MS Word
Construction Specification 26 - PDF
Construction Specification 26 - Instructions

   
     

      
     

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Diversions and Waterways

Construction Specification 27 - Diversions and Waterways
Construction Specification 27 - Diversions and Waterways 

Construction Specification 27 - MS Word
Construction Specification 27 - PDF
Construction Specification 27 - Instructions

     
    

      
    

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Lime-Treated Earthfill

Construction Specification 28—Lime Treated Earthfill
Construction Specification 28—Lime Treated Earthfill

Construction Specification 28 - Word 
Construction Specification 28 - PDF
Construction Specification 28 - Instructions

    
     

     
    

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Soil-Cement

Construction Specification 29 - Soil-Cement
Construction Specification 29 - Soil-Cement 

Construction Specification 29 - MS Word
Construction Specification 29 - PDF
Construction Specification 29 - Instructions

      
   

     
    

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Concrete for Major Structures

Construction Specification 31—Concrete for Major Structures
Construction Specification 31—Concrete for Major Structures

Construction Specification 31 - Word
Construction Specification 31 - PDF
Construction Specification 31 - Instructions

     
     

    
      

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Structure Concrete

Construction Specification 32—Structure Concrete
[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_32_Con32 - ]

Shotcrete

Construction Specification 33—Shotcrete
 Construction Specification 33—Shotcrete  

Construction Specification 33 - Word  
Construction Specification 33 - PDF
Construction Specification 33— Instructions

    
      

     
      

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_33_Con33 - ]

Steel Reinforcement

Construction Specifications 34 - Steel Reinforcement
Construction Specifications 34 - Steel Reinforcement

Construction Specifications 34 - MS Word
Construction Specifications 34 - PDF
Construction Specifications 34 - Instructions    

   
    

    
   

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Concrete Repair

Construction Specification 35—Concrete Repair
Construction Specification 35—Concrete Repair

Construction Specification 35 - Word
Construction Specification 35 - PDF
Construction Specification 35— Instructions    

     
    

    
     

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Roller Compacted Concrete

Construction Specification 36—Roller Compacted Concrete
Construction Specification 36—Roller Compacted Concrete 

Construction Specification 36 - Word
Construction Specification 36 - PDF
Construction Specification 36— Instructions   

     
     

    
  

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Reinforced Concrete Pressure Pipe Conduits

Construction Specification 41—Reinforced Concrete Pressure Pipe Conduits
Construction Specification 41—Reinforced Concrete Pressure Pipe Conduits  

Construction Specification 41 - Word
Construction Specification 41 - PDF
Construction Specification 41 - Instructions

     
     

     
   

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Concrete Pipe Conduits and Drains

Construction Specification 42 - Concrete Pipe Conduits and Drains
Construction Specification 42 - Concrete Pipe Conduits and Drains  

Construction Specification 42 - MS Word
Construction Specification 42 - PDF 
Construction Specification 42 - Instructions 

    
   

    
  

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Clay Pipe

Construction Specfication 43 - Clay Pipe
Construction Specfication 43 - Clay Pipe 

Construction Specfication 43 - MS Word
Construction Specfication 43 - PDF
Construction Specfication 43 - Instructions  

    
   

    
 

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Corrugated Polyethylene Tubing

Construction Specfication 44 - Corrugated Polyethylene Tubing
  Construction Specfication 44 - Corrugated Polyethylene Tubing

Construction Specfication 44 - MS Word
Construction Specfication 44 - PDF
Construction Specfication 44 - Instructions

      
    

      
   

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Plastic Pipe

Construction Specification 45 - Plastic Pipe
Construction Specification 45 - Plastic Pipe   

Construction Specification 45 - MS Word
Construction Specification 45 - PDF
Construction Specification 45 - Instructions   

     
   

  
  

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Tile Drains

Construction Specification 46 - Tile Drains
Construction Specification 46 - Tile Drains

Construction Specification 46 - MS Word
Construction Specification 46 - PDF
Construction Specification 46 - Instructions

    
  

   
     

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_46_Con46 - ]

Corrugated Metal Pipe

Construction Specification 51 - Corrugated Metal Pipe
Construction Specification 51 - Corrugated Metal Pipe

Construction Specification 51 - MS Word
Construction Specification 51 - PDF  
Construction Specification 51 - Instructions

     
  

      
   

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_51_Con51 - ]

Steel Pipe

Ductile-Iron Pipe

Construction Specification 53 - Ductile-Iron Pipe
Construction Specification 53 - Ductile-Iron Pipe

Construction Specification 53 - MS Word
Construction Specification 53 - PDF
Construction Specification 53 - Instructions  

    
    

   
 

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_53_Con53 - ]

Rock Riprap

Construction Specification 61­—Rock Riprap
Construction Specification 61­—Rock Riprap

Construction Specification 61 - Word
Construction Specification 61 - PDF
Construction Specification 61 - Instructions  

    
   

    
   

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_61_Con61 - ]

Grouted Rock Riprap

Construction Specification 62 - Grouted Rock Riprap
Construction Specification 62 - Grouted Rock Riprap

Construction Specification 62 - MS Word
Construction Specification 62 - PDF 
Construction Specification 62 - Instructions   

    
  

     
    

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Treatment of Rock Surfaces

Construction Specification 63 - Treatment of Rock Surfaces
Construction Specification 63 - Treatment of Rock Surfaces

Construction Specification 63 - MS Word
Construction Specification 63 - PDF
Construction Specification 63 - Instructions  

     
     

     
     

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_63_Con63 - ]

Gabions and Gabion Mattresses

Construction Specification 64—Gabions and Gabion Mattresses
Construction Specification 64—Gabions and Gabion Mattresses

Construction Specification 64 - Word
Construction Specification 64 - PDF
Construction Specification 64— Instructions

     
    

    
     

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_64_Con64 - ]

Water Control Gates

Construction Specification 71 - Water Control Gates
 Construction Specification 71 - Water Control Gates  

Construction Specification 71 - MS Word
Construction Specification 71 - PDF
Construction Specification 71 - Instructions  

    
     

  
 

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Metal Fabrication and Installation

Construction Specification 81 - Metal Fabrication and Installation
  Construction Specification 81 - Metal Fabrication and Installation  

Construction Specification 81 - MS Word
Construction Specification 81 - PDF  
Construction Specification 81 - Instructions

    
 

   
  

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Painting and Metalwork

Construction Specification 82 - Painting Metalwork
Construction Specification 82 - Painting Metalwork

Construction Specification 82 - MS Word
Construction Specification 82 - PDF
Construction Specification 82 - Instructions

      
    

     
   

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Timber Fabrication and Installation

Construction Specification 83 - Timber Fabrication and Installation
Construction Specification 83 - Timber Fabrication and Installation

Construction Specification 83 - MS Word
Construction Specification 83 - PDF
Construction Specification 83 - Instructions

    
    

     
    

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_83_cs83 - ]

Painting Wood

Construction Specification 84 - Painting Wood
Construction Specification 84 - Painting Wood

Construction Specification 84 - MS Word
Construction Specification 84 - PDF
Construction Specification 84 - Instructions 

     
   

      
  

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_84_cs84 - ]

Chain-Link Fence

Construction Specification 91 - Chain-Link Fence
Construction Specification 91 - Chain-Link Fence

Construction Specification 91 - MS Word
Construction Specification 91 - PDF
Construction Specification 91 - Instructions    

    
     

    

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_91_cs91 - ]

Field Fence

Construction Specification 92 - Field Fence
 Construction Specification 92 - Field Fence

Construction Specification 92 - MS Word
Construction Specification 92 - PDF
Construction Specification 92 - Instructions  

   
    

      
 

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Identification Markers or Plaques

Construction Specification 93 - Identification Markers and Plaques
Construction Specification 93 - Identification Markers and Plaques  

Construction Specification 93 - MS Word
Construction Specification 93 - PDF
Construction Specification 93 - Instructions  

   
    

   
   

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Contractor Quality Control

Construction Specification 94 - Contractor Quality Control
Construction Specification 94 - Contractor Quality Control

Construction Specification 94 - MS Word
Construction Specification 94 - PDF
Construction Specification 94 - Instructions   

     
    

    
  

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Geotextile

Construction Specification 95—Geotextile
Construction Specification 95—Geotextile

Construction Specification 95 - Word  
Construction Specification 95 - PDF
Construction Specification 95 - Instructions

 
    

   
   

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_95_Con95 - ]

Field Office

Construction Specification 96 - Field Office
Construction Specification 96 - Field Office 

Construction Specification 96 - Word
Construction Specification 96 - PDF
Construction Specification 96 - Instructions    

   
  

     
    

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_96_cs96 - ]

Geomembrane Liner

Construction Specification 97 - Flexible Membrane Liner
Construction Specification 97 - Flexible Membrane Liner  

Construction Specification 97 - MS Word
Construction Specification 97 - PDF
Construction Specification 97 - Instructions    

      
      

      
   

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_97_cs97 - ]

Geosynthetic Clay Liner

Construction Specification 98 - Geosynthetic Clay Liner
Construction Specification 98 - Geosynthetic Clay Liner  

Construction Specification 98 - MS Word
Construction Specification 98 - PDF
Construction Specification 98 - Instructions    

  

    
    

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_2_98_cs98 - ]

Part 642 Table of Contents
Part 642 - Table of Contents

  

    
 

     
  

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_642.TOC - ]

Chapter 1 - General Contract Specification
Chapter 1 - General Contract Specification Procedures
   


   


    
  


    
 


[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_642.1 - Amend. 57, June 2014 - ]

Chapter 3 - National Standard Material Specifications

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MS 521 Aggregates for Drainfill and Filters  1/14

MS 522 Aggregates for Portland Cement Concrete  5/01

MS 524 Aggregates for Roller Compacted Concrete  1/14

MS 552 Aluminum Corrugated Pipe  5/01

MS 514 Cast In-Place Concrete Piles  5/01

MS 533 Chemical Admixtures for Concrete  11/05

MS 544 Clay Pipe and Drain Tile  11/05

MS 583 Coal Tar-Epoxy Paint  11/05

MS 551 Coated Corrugated Steel Pipe  11/05

MS 542 Concrete Culvert Pipe  11/05

MS 534 Concrete Curing Compound  1/09

MS 548 Corrugated Polyethylene Tubing  1/09
 
MS 553 Ductile Iron Pipe  1/14

MS 591 Field Fencing Material  1/14

MS 572 Flap Gates, Metal  1/09

MS 582 Galvanizing  5/01

MS 594 Geomembrane Liner  1/14

MS 595 Geosynthetic Clay Liner  1/14

MS 592 Geotextile  1/14

MS 593 Lime  11/05

MS 581 Metal  11/05

MS 538 Metal Waterstops  5/01

MS 537 Nonmetallic Waterstops  5/01

MS 543 Nonreinforced Concrete Pipe  5/01

MS 547 Plastic Pipe  1/09

MS 531 Portland Cement  5/01

MS 513 Precast Concrete Piles  5/01

MS 535 Preformed Expansion Joint Filler  5/01

MS 573 Radial Gates  5/01

MS 541 Reinforced Concrete Pressure Pipe  5/01

MS 523 Rock for Riprap  1/14

MS 536 Sealing Compound for Joints for Concrete and Concrete Pipe  1/14

MS 571 Slide Gates  1/09

MS 511 Steel Piles  5/01

MS 554 Steel Pipe  5/01

MS 539 Steel Reinforcement (for Concrete)  1/09

MS 584 Structural Timber and Lumber  5/01

MS 532 Supplementary Cementitious Materials  1/09

MS 512 Wood Piles  5/01

MS 585 Wood Preservatives and Treatment  1/14

       

[H_210_NEH_642_Specs_642.3 - Amend. 57, June 2014 - ]

Part 645 - Construction Inspection

Table of Contents

 


Acknowledgements
 


Preface
 


Chapter 1 - Introduction


Chapter 2 - Project Implementation
   


Chapter 3 - Contrator Quality Control and NRCS Quality Assurance
  


Chapter 4 - Construction Safety and Health 

           
Chapter 5 - Construction Surveying and Quantity Computations  


Chapter 7 - Foundation Preparation, Removal of Water, and Excavation


Chapter 13 - Roller Compacted Concrete
     


Appendix A - Inspection Checklists     


Appendix B - Worksheets           


Appendix C - Job Diary Examples     


Appendix D - Sample Engineering Notes and Computations          


Appendix E - Construction Tolerances
   
            

Appendix F - NRCS Supplement to OSHA Parts 1910 and 1926  


Appendix G - Glossary of Terms and Acronyms    

                                                                           

                                                            

                                             

                              

               

[H_210_NEH_645 - Amend. 59 - September 2012]

Part 650 - Engineering Field Handbook
[H_210_NEH_650 - Amend. 48 - January 2012]

Part 651 - Agricultural Waste Management Field Handbook

Chapter 1 - Laws, Regulations, Policy, and Water Quality Criteria   

651.0100  Federal laws

651.0101  Federal regulations and rules

651.0102  State responsibilities

651.0103  State laws and regulations

651.0104  Owner/producer responsibilities

651.0105  Safety

651.0106  Policies — USDA and SCS

651.0107  Water quality criteria and standards

651.0108  Agricultural impacts on the use of water

651.0109  References

Tables

Chapter 2 - Planning Considerations

651.0200  Introduction

651.0201  Planning for protection of natural resources

651.0202  Conservation planning process

651.0203  AWMS plan

651.0204  Waste impoundment planning considerations

Table
Figures

Chapter 3 - Agricultural Wastes and Water, Air, and Animal Resources                          

651.0300  Introduction

651.0301  Pollution versus contamination

651.0302  Effects of animal waste on the water resource

651.0303  Factors affecting the pollution process

651.0304  Controlling the pollution process

651.0305  Effects of animal waste on the air resource

651.0306  Effects of animal waste on the animal resource

651.0307  Conservation practice physical effects

651.0308  Summary

651.0309  References

Tables

Figures

Chapter 4 - Agricultural Waste Characteristics              

651.0400  Introduction

651.0401  Definitions of waste characterization terms

651.0402  Units of measure

651.0403  Animal waste characteristics

651.0404  Manure as transferred to utilization

651.0405  Other wastes

651.0406  References

Tables

Figures

Chapter 5 – Role of Soils in Waste Management 

     

651.0500  Introduction

651.0501  Soil phases

651.0502  Soil-agricultural waste interaction

651.0503  Soil-agricultural waste mineralization relationship

651.0504  Soil characteristics

651.0505  References

Tables

Figures

Chapter 6 - Role of Plants in Waste Management             

651.0600  Introduction

651.0601  Manure as a resource for plant growth

651.0602  The plant–soil system

651.0603  Plant nutrient uptake

651.0604  Balancing plant nutrient needs with waste application

651.0605  Application of manure and sludge

651.0606  Nutrient removal by harvesting of crops

651.0607  References

Tables

Figures

Chapter 7 - Geologic and Groundwater Considerations                         

651.0700  Introduction

651.0701  Overview of geologic material and groundwater

651.0702  Engineering geology considerations in planning

651.0703  Factors affecting groundwater quality considered in planning

651.0704  Site investigations for planning and design

651.0705  References

Appendices

Tables

Figures

Chapter 8 - Siting Agricultural Waste Management Systems                                    

651.0800  Introduction

651.0801  Process

651.0802  Design considerations

651.0803  References

Appendix

Figures

Chapter 9 - Agricultral Waste Management Systems                                      

651.0900  Introduction

651.0901  Total systems

651.0902  Interface with other systems

651.0903  Waste consistency

651.0904  Waste management functions

651.0905  Waste management systems design

651.0906  Typical agricultural waste management systems

Figures

Chapter 10 - Agricultural Waste Management Systems Component Design               

651.1000  Introduction

651.1001  Production

651.1002  Collection

651.1003  Transfer

651.1004  Storage

651.1005  Treatment

651.1006  Utilization

651.1007  Mortality Management

651.1008  Safety

651.1009  References

Tables

Figures 

Chapter 11 Waste Utilization

651.1100  Introduction

651.1101  Waste consistency

651.1102  Land application

651.1103  Salinity

651.1104  Plant nutrients

651.1105  Nutrient management

651.1106  References

Tables

Figures

Chapter 12 - Waste Management Equipment                  

(10/1997)

651.1200  Introduction and scope

651.1201  Selecting waste handling equipment

651.1202  Waste production equipment

651.1203  Waste collection equipment

651.1204  Waste transfer equipment

651.1205  Waste storage equipment

651.1206  Waste treatment equipment

651.1207  Waste utilization equipment

651.1208  Other associated equipment

651.1209  References

Tables

Figures

Chapter 13 - Operation, Maintenance, and Safety              

(05/1996)

651.1300  Introduction

651.1301  Operation

651.1302  Maintenance

651.1303  Safety

651.1304  Agricultural waste management system plans

651.1305  References

651.1350  Appendix 13A—Calibrating Manure Spreaders

651.1360  Appendix 13B—Manure, Soil, and Plant Testing

651.1370  Appendix 13C—Operation, Maintenance, and Safety Guidelines

651.1380  Appendix 13D—Agricultural Waste Management System Troubleshooting Guideline

651.1390  Appendix 13E—Example Agricultural Waste Management System Plan

Figures

Chapter 15 - Computer Software and Models   

651.1500  Introduction

651.1501  Planning software

651.1502  Animal waste management design software

651.1503  Site modeling software

651.1504  Nutrient management software

651.1505  Site assessment software

651.1506  References

[H_210_NEH_651 - Amend. 52 - March 2012]

Part 652 - Irrigation Guide

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Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Soils

Chapter 3 - Crops

Chapter 4 - Water Requirements

Chapter 5 - Selecting an Irrigation Method

Chapter 6 - Irrigation System Design

Chapter 7 - Farm Distribution Components

Chapter 8 - Project and Farm Irrigation Water Requirements

Chapter 9 - Irrigation Water Management

Chapter 10 - Conservation Management Systems and Irrigation Planning

Chapter 11 - Economic Evaluations

Chapter 12 - Energy Use and Conservation

Chapter 13 - Quality of Water Supply

Chapter 14 - Environmental Concerns

Chapter 15 - Resource Planning and Evaluation Tools and Worksheets

Chapter 16 - Special Use Tables, Charts, and Conversions

Chapter 17 - Glossary and References

Index

[H_210_NEH_653 - May 2008]

Part 653 - Stream Corridor Restoration: Principles, Processes, and Practices
 Part 653 - Stream Corridor Restoration: Principles, Processes, and Practices  

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Cover

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Part I, Background

    Chapter 1, Overview of Streams

    Chapter 2, Stream Corridor Processes, Characteristics, and Functions

    Chapter 3, Disturbance Affecting Stream Corridors

Part II, Developing a Restoration Plan

    Chapter 4, Getting Organized and Identifying Problems and Opportunities

    Chapter 5, Developing Goals, Objectives, and Restoration Alternatives

    Chapter 6, Implementing, Monitoring, Evaluating, and Adapting

Part II, Applying Restoration Principles

    Chapter 7, Analysis of Corridor Condition

    Chapter 8, Restoration Design

        Sections 8A through 8E

        Sections 8F through 8H

    Chapter 9, Restoration, Implementation, Monitoring, and Management

Appendixes (Appendix A, Techniques, and Appendix B, U.S./Metric Conversion Factors)

References

Index


    
 

[H_210_NEH_653A - October 2010 - ]

Part 654 - Stream Restoration Design

Introduction

Chapter 1 – Introduction:  Ecological and Physical Considerations for Stream Projects

654.0100  Purpose

654.0101  Introduction

654.0102  Restoration, rehabilitation, and reclamation

654.0103  Understanding stream corridor dynamics

654.0104  Fluvial systems

654.0105  Channels

654.0106  Key processes affecting stream corridor ecosystems

654.0107  Stream corridor habitats

654.0108  Disturbance and response in aquatic ecosystems

654.0109  Human land uses and their effects on stream corridors

654.0110  Summary of ecological principles to guide stream designs

                Tables

                Figures

Chapter 2 – Goals, Objectives, and Risk

654.0200  Purpose

654.0201  Introduction

654.0202  The NRCS Conservation Planning Process and stream restoration

654.0203  Historic approaches for determining goals for stream restoration designs

654.0204  Geomorphic approaches for determining goals for stream design

654.0205  Ecosystem approaches for determining goals for stream design

654.0206  Rural stream restoration

654.0207  Developing watersheds

654.0208  Urban stream restoration

654.0209  Constraints

654.0210  Risk, consequences, and uncertainty

654.0211  Conclusion

                 Tables

                 Figures

Chapter 3 – Site Assessment and Investigation

654.0300  Purpose

654.0301  Introduction

654.0302  Preliminary investigation

654.0303  Reconnaissance

654.0304  Detailed field investigation

654.0305  Stream classification systems

654.0306  Conclusion

                Tables

                Figures

Chapter 4 – Stream Restoration Design Process

654.0401  Purpose

654.0402  Introduction

654.0403  The CPP for stream design

654.0404  Designing solutions for the stream corridor

654.0405  Evaluating success of stream restoration designs

654.0406  Conclusion

                Tables

                Figures

Chapter 5 – Stream Hydrology

654.0500  Purpose

654.0501  Introduction

654.0502  Overview of design discharges

654.0503  Probability

654.0504  Gage analysis for flow frequency

654.0505  Regional regression

654.0506  Flow duration

654.0507  Hydrologic models

654.0508  Channel-forming discharge

654.0509  Other sources of design flows

654.05010  Conclusion

                  Tables

                  Figures

Chapter 6 – Stream Hydraulics

654.0600  Purpose

654.0601  Introduction

654.0602  Channel cross-sectional parameters

654.0603  Dimensionless ratios

654.0604  Continuity

654.0605  Energy

654.0606  Momentum

654.0607  Specific force

654.0608  Stream power

654.0609  Hydraulic computations

654.0610  Water surface profile calculations

654.0611  Weir flow

654.0612  Hydraulic jumps

654.0613  Channel routing

654.0614  Hydraulics input into the stream design process

                Tables

                Figures

Chapter 7 – Basic Principles of Channel Design

654.0700  Purpose

654.0701  Overview of channel design

654.0702  Channel types

654.0703  Perennial, intermittent, and ephemeral streams

654.0704  Channel design variables

654.0705  Channel design methods and approaches

654.0706  Sediment impact assessment

654.0707  Conclusion

                 Tables

                 Figures

Chapter 8 – Threshold Channel Design

654.0800  Purpose

654.0801  Introduction

654.0802  Design discharges

654.0803  Allowable velocity method

654.0804  Allowable shear stress approach

654.0805  Tractive power method

654.0806  Grass-lined channels

654.0807  Allowable velocity and shear stress for channel lining materials

654.0808  Basic steps for threshold channel design in stream restoration projects

654.0809  Conclusion

                 Tables

                 Figures

Chapter 9 – Alluvial Channel Design

654.0900  Purpose

654.0901  Introduction

654.0902  Alluvial channel design variables

654.0903  Regime methods

654.0904  Analogy method and reference reaches

654.0905  Hydraulic geometry method

654.0906  Extremal hypotheses

654.0907  Constrained dependent variables

654.0908  Analytical methods

654.0909  Sediment impact analysis

654.0910  Basic steps in alluvial channel design

654.09011  Conclusion

                  Tables

                  Figures

Chapter 10 - Two-Stage Channel Design

654.1000  Purpose

654.1001  Introduction

654.1002  Background

654.1003  Field measurements

654.1004  Bankfull channel design

654.1005  Flood plain channel design

654.1006  Flood conveyance

654.1007  Spreadsheet tools for data analysis and design

654.1008  Conclusion

                 Tables

                 Figures

Chapter 11 – Rosgen Geomorphic Channel Design

654.1100  Purpose

654.1101  Introduction

654.1102  Restoration phases

654.1103  Conclusion

                 Mathematical Definitions

                 Tables

                 Figures

Chapter 12 – Channel Alignment and Variability Design

654.1200  Purpose

654.1201  Introduction

654.1202  Planform

654.1203  Natural variability

654.1204  Practical channel design equations for meander bend geometry

654.1205  Bankline migration

654.1206  Conclusion

                 Tables

                 Figures

Chapter 13 – Sediment Impact Assessments

654.1300  Purpose

654.1301  Introduction

654.1302  Bed stability

654.1303  Threshold versus alluvial channels

654.1305  Visual geomorphic assessment

654.1306  Equilibrium slope calculations

654.1307  Sediment rating curve analysis

654.1308  Sediment budget analysis

654.1309  Computer models

654.1310  Nonequilibrium sediment transport

654.1311  Choosing the appropriate technique

654.1312  Conclusion

                 Tables

                 Figures

Chapter 14 – Treatment Technique Design

654.1400  Purpose

654.1401  Introduction

654.1402  Design analysis

654.1403  Treatment techniques

654.1404  Conclusion

                Tables

Chapter 15 – Project Implementation

654.1500  Purpose

654.1501  Introduction

654.1502  Planning

654.1503  Design

654.1504  Contracts and agreements

654.1505  Installation

654.1506  Conclusion

                Tables

Chapter 16 – Maintenance and Monitoring

654.1600  Purpose

654.1601  Introduction

654.1602  Development of monitoring plans

654.1603  Developing plans for maintenance

654.1604  Monitoring and maintenance plan documentation

654.1605  Adaptive management

654.1606  Conclusion

                 Tables

                 Figures

Chapter 17 – Permitting Overview

654.1700  Purpose

654.1701  Introduction

654.1702  Initiating a permitting process

654.1703  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Program

654.1704  National Flood Insurance Program

654.1705  Endangered Species Act, as amended 1073

654.1706  Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, as amended 1965

654.1707  National Environmental Policy Act, as amended 1982

654.1708  Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, as amended 1996

654.1709  State regulations and permitting – general

654.1710  State regulations and permitting – fish passage

654.1711  Conclusion

                 Tables

                 Figures

Appendices

Appendix A  Postscript

Appendix B  References

Technical Supplements

Introduction

TS2  Use of Historic Information for Design

TS3A  Stream Corridor Inventory and Assessment Techniques

TS3B  Using Aerial Videography and GIS for Stream Channel Stabilization in the Deep Loess  Region of Western Iowa

TS3C  Streambank Inventory and Evaluation

TS3D  Overview of United States Bats

TS3E  Rosgen Stream Classification Technique – Supplemental Materials

TS5  Developing Regional Relationships for Bankfull Discharge Using Bankfull Indices

TS13A  Guidelines for Sampling Bed Material

TS13B  Sediment Budget Example

TS14A  Soil Properties and Special Geotechnical Problems Related to Stream Stabilization Projects

TS14B  Scour Calculations

TS14C  Stone Sizing Criteria

TS14D  Geosynthetics in Stream Restoration

TS14E  Use and Design of Soil Anchors

TS14F  Pile Foundations

TS14G  Grade Stabilization Techniques

TS14H  Flow Changing Techniques

TS14I  Streambank Soil Bioengineering

TS14J  Use of Large Woody Material for Habitat and Bank Protection

TS14K  Streambank Armor Protection with Stone Structures

TS14L  Use of Articulating Concrete Block Revetment Systems for Systems for Stream Restoration and Stabilization Projects

TS14M  Vegetated Rock Walls

TS14N  Fish Passage and Screening Design

TS14O  Stream Habitat Enhancement Using LUNKERS

TS14P  Gullies and Their Control

TS14Q  Abutment Design for Small Bridges

TS14R  Design and Use of Sheet Pile Walls in Stream Restoration and Stabilization Projects

TS14S  Sizing Stream Setbacks to Help Maintain Stream Stability

Case Studies

Introduction

CS1  Chalk Creek, Summit County, Utah

CS2  Goode Road/Cottonwood Creek, Hutchins, Texas

CS3  Little Elk River, Price County, Wisconsin

CS4  Silver Creek, Silver Creek, New York

CS5  Rose River, Madison County, Virginia

CS6  Big Bear Creek, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

CS7  Spafford Creek, Otisco Lake Watershed, New York

CS8  Copper Mine Brook, Burlington, Connecticut

CS9  Little Blue River, Washington County, Kansas

CS10  Newaukum River, Lewis County, Washington

CS11  Streambank Stabilization in the Red River Basin, North Dakota

CS12  Grade Control Structures in Western Iowa Streams

CS13  Owl Creek Farms, North Branch of the Kokosing River, Knox County, Ohio

CS14  Streambank Stabilization in the Merrimack River Basin, New Hampshire

CS15  Streambank Stabilization in the Guadalupe River Basin, Santa Clara County, California

CS16  Coffee Creek, Edmond, Oklahoma

CS17  Stream Barbs on the Calapooia River, Oregon

CS18  Wiley Creek, Sweet Home, Oregon

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