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Manual on sediment transport in rivers - FD0112

Summary Objectives:-
To investigate and quantify the sediment transporting capacity of straight and meandering channels for both in-bank and out of bank flows and determine the interchange of sediment between the channel and flood plain.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Produce manual for operating authorities to improve the quality of the design of river works by providing new and more accurate methods of assessing sediment transport; this should reduce the necessary expenditure on maintenance associated with sedimentation problems.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1995

To: 1999

Cost: £150,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
HR Wallingford Ltd
Fields of Study
Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management