Watershed Assessment for River Stability and Sediment Supply Applied to Wildcat Creek Watershed in Riley County, Kansas

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dc.contributor.author Buffington, Jared
dc.contributor.author Clark, Jeffrey
dc.contributor.author Denlinger, Danielle
dc.contributor.author Engelke, Jennifer
dc.contributor.author Musoke, Elizabeth
dc.contributor.author Stout, Breanna
dc.contributor.author Sullivan, Justine
dc.contributor.author Tucker, Terry
dc.contributor.author Barnes, Philip L.
dc.contributor.author Sanders, Christopher
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-16T15:54:30Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-16T15:54:30Z
dc.date.issued 2012-05-16
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13827
dc.description.abstract Wildcat Creek Watershed (approx. 99 square miles) in Riley County, Kansas had significant flooding in recent years. A Watershed Assessment of River Stability and Sediment Supply (WARSSS, Rosgen, 2006) of Wildcat Creek was performed to determine locations that are contributing to the flooding. WARSSS is split into three levels: Reconnaissance Level Assessment (RLA), Rapid Resource Inventory for Sediment and Stability Consequence (RRISSC), and Prediction Level Assessment (PLA). The assessment for Wildcat Creek completed to date focuses on the first two phases, RLA and RRISSC evaluations. The RLA level focuses on creating sections by similar land use and land cover to get an overall understanding of the watershed. The RRISSC level divides the watershed into nineteen sub-watersheds and takes a more detailed approach to the assessment. The WARSSS assessment is typically done on smaller watershed scale, but was adapted to encompass the entire Wildcat Creek Watershed. The assessment provided the foundation for six masters reports. The reports focused on potential solutions to the flooding and improving Wildcat Creek Watershed. en_US
dc.publisher Dept. of Landscape Architecture and Regional and Community Planning. Kansas State University en_US
dc.subject Wildcat Creek en_US
dc.subject Riley County en_US
dc.subject Watershed assessment en_US
dc.subject River stability en_US
dc.subject Sediment supply en_US
dc.subject Flooding en_US
dc.subject WARSSS en_US
dc.title Watershed Assessment for River Stability and Sediment Supply Applied to Wildcat Creek Watershed in Riley County, Kansas en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US
dc.description.advisor Tim Keane en_US
dc.date.published 2012 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid lbarnes en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid whisker en_US

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