Considerations in Assessing Flushing Flow Needs in Regulated Stream Systems

  • Dudley W. Reiser
  • Michael P. Ramey
  • Thomas R. Lambert


It has long been recognized that the regulation of stream flows can both positively and negatively affect existing fishery habitat and fish populations. This became most apparent in the western states where natural precipitation and runoff patterns had already produced well-defined periods of low streamflow.


Fine Sediment Channel Slope South Fork Instream Flow Incipient Motion 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dudley W. Reiser
    • 1
  • Michael P. Ramey
    • 1
  • Thomas R. Lambert
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Bechtel Inc.San FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Pacific Gas and Electric CompanySan RamonUSA

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