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Title
Effects of removal of the dam at Big Rapids Aquatic Habitat Work Plan
Creator
U.S. Geological survey
Contributing Institution
UC Riverside, Library, Water Resources Collections and Archives
Collection
Clearinghouse for Dam Removal Information (CDRI)
Rights Information
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Description
Scope/Content: Abstract: Project purpose: Study effects of removal of a relic dam foundation on transport and fate of sediment, aquatic habitat and water quality of the Muskegon River near Big Rapids, Michigan. This work plan addresses the aquatic habitat portion of the work to be completed by the U.S. Geological survey.
Scope/Content: Dam type: crib
Scope/Content: Dam type: stone
Scope/Content: Dam type: timber
Scope/Content: Height: 4.4 feet. Length: 250 feet.
Scope/Content: Date constructed: 1880. Date removed: 1966 & 2000.
Type
text
Identifier
ark:/86086/n20z72x6
1368
Subject
Engineering
Pre- and post-project monitoring
Safety and liability
Sediment and channel dynamics
Dams
Dam retirement
Place
Muskegon River, MI
Big Rapids Dam

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