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Bathymetry of Stevens Creek and Neal Shoals reservoirs, South Carolina, 1990

Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4232

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Abstract

Stevens Creek Reservoir and Neal Shoals Reservoir are located in the Piedmont Province of South Carolina (fig. 1). The primary purposes for the reservoirs are hydroelectric power generation and recreational activities. Because there has been no bottom surveys of these reservoirs since they were formed in the early 1900's, there is concern about the decrease in reservoir volumes due to sedimen- tation. An investigation was begun in 1990 by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Water Resources Division to provide information on present water depths, on areas of rapid-sediment deposition, and on changes in lake volume. This report documents the bathymetric surveys made of Stevens Creek and Neal Shoals Reservoirs during 1990 and provides maps that depict the depth of each reservoir. This report documents the bathymetric surveys made of Stevens Creek and Neal Shoals Reservoirs during 1990 and provides maps that depict the depth of each reservoir.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Bathymetry of Stevens Creek and Neal Shoals reservoirs, South Carolina, 1990
Series title:
Water-Resources Investigations Report
Series number:
94-4232
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1995
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
The Survey,
Description:
3 maps on 3 sheets ;76 x 74 cm., sheets 84 x 76 cm., folded to 21 x 20 cm., in envelope 31 x 23 cm.