Restoring Streams in Cities: A Guide for Planners, Policymakers, and Citizens
Conventional engineering solutions to problems of flooding and erosion are extremely destructive to natural environments. Restoring Streams in Cities presents viable alternatives to traditional practices that can be used both to repair existing ecological damage and to prevent such damage from happening.Ann L. Riley describes an interdisciplinary approach to stream management that does not attempt to "control" streams, but rather considers the stream as a feature in the urban environment. She presents a logical sequence of land-use planning, site design, and watershed restoration measures along with stream channel modifications and floodproofing strategies that can be used in place of destructive and expensive public works projects. She features examples of effective and environmentally sensitive bank stabilization and flood damage reduction projects, with information on both the planning processes and end results. Chapters provide: background needed to make intelligent choices, ask necessary questions, and hire the right professional help history of urban stream management and restoration information on federal programs, technical assistance and funding opportunities in-depth guidance on implementing projects: collecting watershed and stream channel data, installing revegetation projects, protecting buildings from overbank stream flowsProfusely illustrated and including more than 100 photos, Restoring Streams in Cities includes detailed information on all relevant components of stream restoration projects, from historical background to hands-on techniques. It represents the first comprehensive volume aimed at helping those involved with stream management in their community, and describes a wealth of options for the treatment of urban streams that will be useful to concerned citizens and professional engineers alike.
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Watersheds and the Hydrologic Cycle
The Value of Streams and Restoration
Identify What Your Stream Needs
Whats the Hook for Community Interest?
Summary of Incentives for Urban Stream Restoration Projects
Strategies to Develop Political Support
Friends of Trashed Rivers
The Army Corps of Engineers and National Flood Control
The Soil Conservation Service and Flood Control
Competing Turfs and FloodDamageReduction Strategies
CostBenefit Analysis and CostSharing Issues
An Integrated Geographic Approach to Flood Damages
The Need for Information on Flood Damages
The Federal Floodplain Programs in Transition
What Is Restoration?
Watershed Perspective Required
Neighborhood Perspective Required
The Urban River Planners
River Corridor Planners and MultiObjective River Corridor Management
Comprehensive Watershed Planning
State Regional and Local Watershed Planning
Action Planning School
Recent Trends and Recommendations
The Environmental Professionals
The Role of the Environmental Professional
The Significance of Riparian Environments
Common Causes of Damaged Streams
The Water Quality Connection to Riparian Woodlands
The Social Connection to Environmental Quality
Types of Stream Channels
Land Forms and Drainage Areas
Using a Topographic Map
Floodplains Terraces and Bankfull Channels
Concept of Stream Equilibrium
How Urbanization Can Change Watersheds and Streams
Urban Watershed Management
Monitoring the Changes
Changes to Stream Channels
FloodControl Channel Flows
Drainage Areas and Channel Shapes Sizes and Discharges
Significance of the Uniformity of Streams
The Challenges of Urban Stream Restoration
Conventional Bank Stabilization Methods
The Problems with Conventional FloodControl Channel Design
The Unintended Results of Bank Stabilization Projects
Recent Trends in FloodDamage and Erosion Reduction Projects Design
Questions to Ask
If a Bank Stabilization Project Is Being Planned
Restoration Is Ancient History
An Ancient Heritage
The PostCivil War Conservation Movement
American Roots of Urban Stream Restoration
The Sport Fishing Associations
A Child of the Thirties
The Federal Watershed Management Programs of the New Deal
Trends in Flood Damages
The Army Corps in Transition
Future Opportunities and Uncertainties
The Natural Resources Conservation Service
A Different Model for Floodplain Management
The Federal Emergency Management Agency
Technical Issues of Floodplain Management
Priorities for Data Used in Developing Plans
Accommodating Changes in Land Use
Adequacy of StreamFlow Watershed and Floodplain Data for Planning
A Survey of Floodplain Restoration and Management Measures
Floodplain Restoration for Storage and Conveyance of Flows
FloodDamageReduction Measures Compatible with Local Community Character
Landscape Modification Measures
CitizenSupported Restoration Activities
Watershed Hydrology Data for Citizens to Collect
Flood Forecasting and High Water Marks
WaterQuality Monitoring and Watershed Inventories
The Links between Monitoring and Restoration
Field Checklist for Identifying Waterway Management Needs
Factors Adjacent to or in the Stream Channel
Physical Characteristics of the Stream Channel
Flood Flow Information
WaterQuality Monitoring Kits
Watershed and Stream Management for Property Owners
The Return of the Civilian Conservation Corps
The Status of the Conservation Corps
A Survey of Urban Watershed and Stream Restoration Methods
StormWater Management and Wetland Creation
Stopping Cullies the Watershed Killers
Restoring the Balance in Stream Dynamics
Solving Problems with Channel Grades and Culverts
Restoring Stream Banks
Restoration for Particularly Difficult Urban Situations
The Steps to Designing a Restoration Project for a Degraded Urban Waterway
Design Considerations for Daylighting Projects
Glossary of Terms
About the Author
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