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Flood control surveys in the northeastAuthor(s): Arthur Bevan
Source: Station Paper NE-10. Philadelphia, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-9.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionFloods are a grave danger to our Nation's resources. It is estimated that floods cost the United States at least $100 million every year. The recent Mississippi floods, which dramatically brought the seriousness of the situation to public attention, cost half a billion dollars in direct-damages. The Northeast carries a heavy burden of flood losses. In 1936, floods cost the Northeastern States $250 million direct damages.
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CitationBevan, Arthur. 1947. Flood control surveys in the northeast. Station Paper NE-10. Philadelphia, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-9.
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