The Sedimentation and River Hydraulics Group presents most results in report format with an oral delivery to summarize and answer questions. Our Knowledge Base contains manuals, guidelines, and research paper. Follow the links below to learn more about past and ongoing projects.
River Mechanics, Geomorphology, Restoration, and Bank Stabilization
- Bank Stabilization Design Guidelines Research
- Bighorn River near Fort Smith, Montana
- Dungeness River near Sequim, Washington
- Elwha and Glines Canyon Dams, Elwha River near Port Angeles, Washington
- Hemlock Dam Removal: Trout Creek, Washington
- Hoh River near Forks, Washinton
- Matilija Dam Ecosystem Restoration Project, California
- Pilgrim Creek near Moran, Wyoming
- Platte River
- Platte River Flow and Sediment Transport Between North Platte and Grand Island, NB 1895-1999 (Randle and Samad 2003) (PDF 17.7 MB)
- Platte River in Central Nebraska Modeling of Pulse-Flow Releases (Randle and Samad 2008) (PDF 1.1 MB)
- The Platte River Channel History and Restoration (Murphy 2004) (PDF 23.4 MB)
- Trends of Aggradation and Degradation Along the Central Platte River 1985-2000 (Holburn et al 2006) (PDF 166.1 MB)
- Platte River Sediment Transport and Riparian Begetation Model (Murphy et al 2006) (PDF 9.8 MB)
- Appendix A (ZIP 113.2 MB)
- Quinault River Geomorphic Study
- Rio Grande River
- Stochastic Hydrology
- Numerical Simulation of Profile Changes
- Savage Rapid Dam, Rogue River Near Grants Pass, Oregon
- Snake River near Fort Hall, Idaho
- Teton River near Driggs, Idaho
- Lower Williamson River
- Download Report: Lower Williamson River Restoration Hydraulic Modeling, March 2004.
- Sandy River
- Download Report: Profile Survey of the Sandy River for Marmot Dam Removal, December 2009.
- Yakima River, Washington
- Using Bathymetric LiDAR and a 2-D Hydraulic Model to Identify Aquatic River Habitat (pdf 0.4 MB)
- Proposed Rehabilitation for the Schaake Reach of the Yakima River, Washington (pdf 5.5 MB)
- Yakima River Geomorphology and Sediment Transport Study: Gap to Gap Reach, Yakima, WA (POWERPOINT (pdf) 12.6 MB)
- Yakima River Geomorphology and Sediment Transport Study: Gap to Gap Reach, Yakima, WA (REPORT (pdf) 35.6 MB)
- Reservoir surveys are conducted for the purpose of updating the area-capacity relationship and computing annual sediment inflow to project useful operation of their existing facilities.
The group works on numerous applied research projects as well as developing manuals and guidelines. Visit the Knowledge Base for downloadable reports and papers.
Contact Tim Randle, Group Manager, (303) 445-2557 for more information on our projects.