oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - An analysis of the amount of silt carried by South African rivers
|Article Title||An analysis of the amount of silt carried by South African rivers|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||May 1994|
|Pages||147 - 158|
|Keyword(s)||Barrage-type structure, Dissolved salts, Outlet valves, Rainfall, Reservoirs, Run-off, Scour sluices, Storage space, Surface geology, Topography, Vegetal cover and Velocities|
This paper summarises all the data available to the Irrigation Department concerning the silt load of South African Rivers. It also presents a method of determining the probable useful life of a dam built across a silty river.
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