Record Display for the EPA National Library CatalogRECORD NUMBER: 11 OF 11
|Main Title||Water in urban planning, Salt Creek Basin, Illinois : water management as related to alternative land-use practices /|
|Author||Spieker, Andrew Maute,|
|CORP Author||Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission.|
|Publisher||U.S. Govt. Print. Off.,|
|Subjects||Water-supply--Illinois--Salt Creek Watershed (Cook County and DuPage County) ; Groundwater--Illinois--Salt Creek Watershed (Cook County and DuPage County)|
|Additional Subjects||Water-supply--Illinois--Salt Creek watershed ; Water, Underground--Illinois--Salt Creek watershed|
|Collation||ix, 147 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm|
"Prepared in cooperation with the Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission." "United States Department of the Interior. Walter J. Hickel, secretary. Geological Survey. William T. Pecora, director."--Title page verso. Includes bibliographical references (pages 142-143) and index.
Abstract -- Introduction -- Hydrologic system in Salt Creak basin. Physical setting ; Water in Salt Creek basin -- Flooding and management of the flood plains. The flooding problem in Salt Creek basin ; Management of the flood plains -- Alternative flood-control measures and their effect on the hydrologic system. Philosophies of flood control ; Alternative approaches to flood control ; Effects on ground-water recharge of alternative flood-control measures ; New approaches to flood control -- Water-management implications of alternative land-development patterns ; The "Trends" alternative ; The "Multi-Towns" alternative ; The "Radial Corridor" alternative ; Summary of alternative development patterns -- Conclusions. Hydrologic data in urban planning ; Water management in Salt Creek basin.