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Illinois Waterway-- diversion of water from Lake Michigan

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works

Illinois Waterway-- diversion of water from Lake Michigan

hearings before the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eighty-second Congress, second session, on H.R. 8156 (H.R. 6080, H.R. 6098, H.R. 6100, H.R. 6956, H.R. 8165, H.J. Res. 358, and H.J. Res. 372), a bill to authorize the state of Illinois and the Sanitary District of Chicago, under the direction of the Secretary of the Army, to help control the lake level of Lake Michigan by diverting water from Lake Michigan into the Illinois Waterway, May 27, 28, June 4, and 5, 1952

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water diversion -- Michigan, Lake,
  • Illinois Waterway (Ill.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIllinois Waterway, diversion of water from Lake Michigan, Diversion of water from Lake Michigan, Illinois Waterway
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16139548M
    LC Control Number52061351

    diversion of water from Lake Michigan into the Illi­ nois Waterway. The work reported herein, i.e., evaluating the effects of Lake Michigan diversion on the water chemistry of the Illinois Waterway, was sponsored and funded by the Chicago District Corps of Engineers. The principal objectives of this investigation were to develop baseline water. Station , North Branch Chicago River at Niles, Illinois ; Station , Little Calumet River at Munster, Indiana ; Station , Thorn Creek at Thornton, Illinois LAKE MICHIGAN DIVERSION ACCOUNTING – WATER YEAR Water Year Annual Report (WYS AND Accounting Reports).

    Lake Diversion at Chicago by Bruce Barker, P.E. * I. INTRODUCTION Diversion of Lake Michigan water to the Mississippi River watershed at Chicago is the oldest and largest out-of-basin transfer from the Great Lakes. Before the amount of water diverted was as much as 10, cubic feet per second (cfs) annually. As a result of intense legal. of the impact of the diverted waters on the water chemistry of the Illinois Waterway. The field work required to obtain the baseline chemical data necessitated the travel of about river miles by boat. The raw data and the impact assessment of Lake Michigan diversion on the water chemistry of the Illinois Waterway can be found elsewhere.

      back to Lake Michigan. • Direct diversions -Lake Michigan water that enters the CAWS through lakefront control structures. The bulk of the direct diversions occur April - November to maintain navigable depths and water quality standards. Total diversion = 3, cfs. App. B - Continued Operation of a Raingage Network for Collection, Reduction, and Analysis of Precipitation Data for Lake Michigan Diversion Accounting: Water Year Posted 07/13/ WY13 Flow Diversion Summary Table.


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Get this from a library. The Illinois waterway--diversion of water from lake Michigan: Hearings before the Committee on Rivers and Harbors, House of Representatives, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session, on H.R.

Res.a joint resolution to permit the diversion of waters from lake Michigan to safeguard the public health. Septem. In the early s, a number of research projects were conducted to evaluate the potential impact on the Illinois Waterway of proposed increased diversions from the currently authorized rate of 3, cfs ( m 3 / s) to 6, cfs ( m 3 / s) cfs ( m 3 / s).

This article summarizes some of this by: 2. When river stages approach or are predicted to approach bankfull conditions at the established flood warning stations on the Illinois Waterway or the Mississippi River, or when further increased diversion of water from Lake Michigan would adversely affect water levels necessary for navigational requirements of the Saint Lawrence Seaway in its entirety throughout the Saint Lawrence River.

Early Chicago sewage systems discharged directly into Lake Michigan or into the Chicago River, which itself flowed into the city's water supply also came from the lake, through water intake cribs located two miles offshore.

There were fears that sewage could infiltrate the water supply, leading to typhoid fever, cholera, and a tremendous storm in. The diversion of water from the Lake Michigan watershed is of major importance to the Great Lakes states and to the Canadian province of Ontario.

The states and province that border the Great Lakes have concerns with both diversions during periods of low lake levels, as well as the long term effects of diversion.

The Illinois Lake Michigan Water Allocation Program (Program) was developed to manage Illinois’ diversion of water from Lake Michigan in response to a Supreme Court Decree amended in This Decree limits Illinois’ diversion to 3, cfs.

Prior tothe City of Chicago discharged sewage directly into Lake Michigan, the Chicago River, and Calumet River. Inthe Sanitary District completed the Calumet-Sag Channel extending the Sanitary and Ship Canal, and reversing the Calumet and Little Calumet Rivers as well as another diversion of lake water into Illinois.

View full size This graph shows the amount of water diverted out of Lake Michigan along the Illinois shoreline at three places. Those places are Wilmette, Chicago, and Calumet. U.S. Army Corps of. - Significance: The Illinois Waterway fulfilled a long time need in the Midwest for a navigable route linking Lake Michigan with the Mississippi River and beyond.

The waterway is made up of Ohio River Standard Navigation locks with vertical lift, miter and sector gates, and dams with Tainter, vertical lift and Chanonine wicket gates. Up until the ’s the city of Chicago had dumped its waste into the Chicago River and ultimately into Lake Michigan, but in obtained permission to pump sewage from the Chicago River into the Illinois & Michigan Canal.

By the canal had become a health hazard and was not working out as a transportation conduit either. Diversion and withdrawal of additional water from Lake Michigan into the Illinois Waterway: hearings before the Subcommittee on Water Resources of the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Ninety-third Congress, second session, on.

Illinois. Division of Waterways: Report, effects of an increase of c.f.s. annual average diversion from Lake Michigan upon Illinois River. ([Springfield], ), also by Illinois. State Water Resources and Flood Control Board (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Illinois. Kaskaskia River Bridge Cells Edgar Lakes Pump Station Havana Maintenance Facility Kinkaid Lake Field Station W.G.

Stratton Lock Salt Creek Diversion Sears Power House Sinnissippi Dam Gates. Lakes Fox Chain of Lakes Lake Michigan Peoria Lake Public Lakes Lower Illinois River Public Lakes Mississippi River Seawalls and Levees.

Neighboring states along the Great Lakes, meanwhile, grew concerned about the diversion of Lake Michigan water to the Chicago River. After the Supreme Court ruled that those concerns were warranted, a series of locks were installed to help control the diversion of the fresh lake water into the river.

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Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Congress. House. OCLC Number: Notes: Caption title. "Decem " Description: 3 pages ; 28 cm: Other Titles: Bill to permit the diversion and withdrawal of additional water from Lake Michigan into the Illinois Waterway, and for other purposes 93d Congress, 1st Session.

When river stages approach or are predicted to approach bankfull conditions at the established flood warning stations on the Illinois Waterway or the Mississippi River, or when further increased diversion of water from Lake Michigan would adversely affect water levels necessary for navigational requirements of the Saint Lawrence Seaway in its.

recently certified flows of Illinois’ diversion of water from Lake Michigan for Water Years and Diversion in Water Year was cubic feet per second (cfs), which is cfs below the annual limit of cfs. In Water YearIllinois diversion was cfs, which is cfs below the annual limit!

But Illinois can divert up to 3, cubic feet per second – or billion gallons per day – of Lake Michigan water because of the Supreme Court decision. Unlike other states, Illinois can’t request additional water diversions under the compact, said Dan Injerd, chief of Lake Michigan management at the Illinois Department of Natural.I HAVE WITHHELD my approval of H.

R."To authorize the State of Illinois and the Sanitary District of Chicago, under the direction of the Secretary of the Army, to test, on a three-year basis, the effect of increasing the diversion of water from Lake Michigan into the Illinois Waterway, and for other purposes.".