Category: Old River Control Structure

The Geology and Hydrology of the Mississippi Delta

Master WWW page Ellet, Charles.┬áReport on the overflows of the delta of the Mississippi. AB Hamilton, 1852. Humphreys, A. A., & Abbot, H. L. (1861).┬áReport upon the physics and hydraulics of the Mississippi river: Upon the protection of the alluvial…

Old River Control Structure

This is the gate on the Mississippi/Red River confluence that is the source of the Achafalaya River. At the moment it is flowing at nearly 300,000 CPS. This is as much as Morganza with all the bays open, and three…