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    • The 1980-1981 drought in Illinois: causes, dimensions, and impacts

    • 1982; Changnon, Stanley A., Jr., Gary L. Achtemeier, Steven D. Hilberg, H. Vernon Knapp, Robert D. Olson, Wyndham J. Roberts, and Peter G. Vinzani; Droughts; ISWS RI-102; Precipitation (Meteorology) -\- Measurement; Water levels; Water-supply
    • This report addresses the 1980-1981 drought in Illinois. This 15-month drought, which began in February 1980 and was centered in the southern portions of the state, was not one of the extreme droughts of record. However, its importance derives from...
    • Effect of Stratton Dam operation on flood control along the Fox River and Fox Chain of Lakes

    • 1992; Channel Lake; Dam; Dams; Flood control; Fox River (UpperFox); ISWS CR-533; Knapp, H. Vernon, and Terry W. Ortel; Lake; McHenry Lock and Dam; Nippersink Creek; Stratton Dam; Stream
    • The purpose of this study was to use models to simulate the effect of the Stratton Dam operation, and possible structural modifications such as the addition of Foster gates, on flood stages and discharges in the Fox River and the Fox Chain of...
    • The 1993 flood on the Mississippi River in Illinois

    • 1994; Bhowmik, Nani G., Andrew G. Buck, Stanley A. Changnon, Robert H. Dalton, Ali Durgunoglu, Misganaw Demissie, Arlan R. Juhl, H. Vernon Knapp, Kenneth E. Kunkel, Sally A. McConkey, Robert W. Scott, Krishan P. Singh, Ta-Wei David Soong, et al.;...
    • This report on the 1993 flood on the Mississippi River in Illinois and on the lower reaches of the Illinois River was prepared by the Illinois State Water Survey with assistance from the Illinois Department of Transportation/Division of Water...
    • Considerations in water use planning for the Fox River

    • 1995; Fox River (Upper Fox); ISWS CR-586; Singh, Krishan P., Thomas A. Butts, H. Vernon Knapp, Dana B. Shackleford, and Robert S. Larson; Stream; Water quality; Water use
    • The objectives of this study were to 1) identify locations along the Fox River wherereductions in the flow rate and/or river water quality are likely to degrade any use of water along the river, 2) assess the prevailing water quality and ecology of...
    • Fox River streamflow assessment model: 1999 update to the hydrologic analysis

    • 1999; Blackberry Creek; Boone Creek; Ferson Creek; Hydrologic models; ISWS CR-649; Indian Creek (Lower Fox); Knapp, H. Vernon, and Michael W. Myers; Lake; Nippersink Creek (Upper Fox); Poplar Creek; Shabbona Lake; Somonauk Creek; Stream; Stream...
    • The Illinois Streamflow Assessment Model (ILSAM) was developed to provideneeded streamflow information to watershed managers and planners. This specialized software program was developed for use on a personal computer to provide estimates of the...
    • The Illinois River Decision Support System (ILRDSS)

    • 1999; Demissie, Misganaw, Yiping Guo, H. Vernon Knapp, and Nani G. Bhowmik; Hydrologic models; ISWS CR-648; Illinois River; Illinois Waterway; Reservoir; Stream; Water levels; Water quality management; Watersheds -\- Mathematical models
    • The Illinois River has become the focus of state and federal agencies interested in integrated management of watersheds. Issues related to habitat restoration, floodplain management, navigation, erosion and sedimentation, water quality, and point...
    • Streamflow assessment model for the Little Wabash River Watershed : hydrologic analysis

    • 2001; Auxier Creek; Big Muddy Creek; Borah Lake; CIPS Lake; Canal; East Fork Lake (ISWS - Richland County); Elm River; Forbes Lake; Fox River (Richland County); Goose Pond (Wayne County); Greendale Lake; Horse Creek; ISWS CR 2001-14; Illinois...
    • The Illinois Streamflow Assessment Model (ILSAM) is an analytical and information tool developed to predict the frequency of streamflows, and water use impacts on streamflows, for every stream in selected major watersheds in Illinois. The current...
    • Hydrology of the Big Creek Watershed and its influence on the Lower Cache River

    • 2001; Big Creek (Cache); Cache Watershed; Demissie, Misganaw, H. Vernon Knapp, Paminder Parmar, and Daniel J. Kriesant; Hydrology; ISWS CR 2001-06; Sediment transport; Stream; Watershed
    • A primary concern in the management of the Lower Cache River is the amount of sediment that is deposited in the river's valley in the vicinity of Buttonland Swamp. From previous monitoring studies it is known that floodwaters from Big Creek convey...
    • Effective discharges of Illinois streams

    • 2002; Crowder, David W. and H. Vernon Knapp; ISWS CR 2002-10; Stream gaging stations; Stream measurements
    • The hydrologic regime of a natural stream is usually highly complex and encompasses a wide range of discharges. The magnitudes and frequencies at which the various discharges occur play a key role in creating the channel's morphology. The concept...
    • Evaluation of the Illinois Streamflow Gaging Network

    • 2003; ISWS CR 2003-05; Knapp, H. Vernon and Momcilo Markus; Stream gaging stations
    • The Illinois Streamflow Gaging Network has been operated by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) since the early 1900s. From its inception, the operation of the network has been maintained through a cooperative partnership between the USGS and state...
    • Prioritizing Illinois aquifers and watersheds for water supply planning.

    • 2006; Aquifers; ISWS IEM 2006-04; Water-supply; Wehrmann, H. Allen and H. Vernon Knapp.
    • Four aquifer systems and five watersheds in Illinois are identified as most in need of attention for water supply planning and management purposes. The aquifers and watersheds are identified on the basis of limited water supply availability and...
    • Drought planning for small community water systems.

    • 2006; Droughts; ISWS CR 2006-01; Illinois River; Municipal water supply; Stream; Wabash River; Winstanley, Derek, James R. Angel, Timothy P. Bryant, H. Vernon Knapp, Michael A. Palecki, Amy M. Russell, H. Allen Wehrmann.
    • The provision of adequate and secure supplies of clean water at reasonable cost is a cornerstone of social and economic development and national security. Major droughts have occurred in the past and will occur again in the future. Such droughts...
    • The water cycle and water budgets in Illinois: A framework for drought and water-supply planning.

    • 2006; Droughts; ISWS IEM 2006-02; Water-supply; Winstanley, Derek, James R. Angel, Stanley A. Changnon, H. Vernon Knapp, Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael A. Palecki, Robert W. Scott, H. Allen Wehrmann.
    • Provision of adequate and reliable supplies of clean water at reasonable cost is a basic necessity for public health, the economy, recreation, and navigation. It is the goal of watersupply planning and management. As water withdrawals increase, so...
    • The 2005 Illinois drought.

    • 2006; Droughts; ISWS IEM 2006-03; Kunkel, Kenneth E (editor), James R. Angel, Stanley A. Changnon, Roger Claybrooke, Steven D. Hilberg, H. Vernon Knapp, Robert S. Larson, Michael Palecki, Robert W. Scott, Derek Winstanley.; Precipitation...
    • Dry conditions in 2005 reached a historic level of severity in some parts of Illinois and ranked as one of the three most severe droughts in Illinois in 112 years of record. The timing of the dryness during the spring and summer, when water demand...
    • Evaluation of the accuracy of radar precipitation for use in flow forecasting for the Fox Chain of...

    • 2006; Fox River (Wis. and Ill.); ISWS CR 2006-05; Precipitation (Meteorology) -\- Measurement; Precipitation forecasting; Radar meteorology; Stream; Streamflow -\- Computer simulation; Upper Fox Watershed; Watershed; Westcott, Nancy E., Vernon H....
    • This study evaluated the use of radar-derived daily precipitation values for estimating watershed precipitation in the Fox River watershed in northeastern Illinois and southeastern Wisconsin, and for the potential use in preparing real-time...
    • Frigo v. Silver Cross Hospital and Medical Center

    • ABPS; APMA; Advincula v. United Blood Services; Arthur Shorr; Avakian v. Chulengarian; Benedict v. St. Luke's Hospitals; Berry v. West Suburban Hospital Medical Center; CPME; Cardwell v. Rockford Memorial Hospital; Castro v. Bellucci; Chicago City...
    • Fourth Division July 26, 2007 No. 1-05-1240 JEAN FRIGO, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. SILVER CROSS HOSPITAL and MEDICAL CENTER, Defendant-Appellant. Appeal from the Circuit Court of Cook County. No. 00 L 11559 Honorable Donald J. O'Brien, Jr., Judge...
    • Environmental Register

    • Adjusted Standards; Alden Bennett Construction Company, Inc.; Ameren Energy Generating Company; American Bottom; Anne McDonagh and Davd Fishbaum v. Richard Michelon and Amy Michelon; Archer Daniels Midland Company, Quincy; Bloomingdale Horizon I...
    • The Illinois Pollution Control Board publishes the Environmental Register which contains information about rulemakings before the Board, Appellate Court decisions on Board cases, and actions taken by the Board during meetings

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