Flood monitoring network in southeastern Louisiana



  • The Publications Warehouse does not have links to digital versions of this publication at this time
  • Download citation as: RIS | Dublin Core


A flood monitoring network has been established to alert emergency operations personnel and the public about hydrologic conditions in the Amite River Basin. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness (LOEP), has installed a real-time data acquisition system to monitor rainfall and river stages in the basin. These data will be transmitted for use by emergency operations personnel to develop flood control and evacuation strategies. The current river stages at selected gaging stations in the basin also will be broadcast by local television and radio stations during a flood. Residents can record the changing river stages on a basin monitoring map, similar to a hurricane tracking map.

Additional publication details

Publication type Conference Paper
Publication Subtype Conference Paper
Title Flood monitoring network in southeastern Louisiana
ISBN 0784400377
Issue pt 1
Year Published 1994
Language English
Publisher Publ by ASCE
Publisher location New York, NY, United States
Larger Work Title Proceedings - National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering
First page 346
Last page 350
Conference Title Proceedings of the 1994 ASCE National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering
Conference Location Buffalo, NY, USA
Conference Date 1 August 1994 through 5 August 1994
Google Analytic Metrics Metrics page