PUBLICATIONS--Report "Review and Evaluation of Urban Flood Flow Frequency Procedures" In Reply Refer To: October 9, 1980 EGS-Mail Stop 415 SURFACE WATER BRANCH TECHNICAL MEMORANDUM NO. 81.01 Subject: PUBLICATIONS--Report "Review and Evaluation of Urban Flood Flow Frequency Procedures" by Walter Rawls, Virginia Stricker, and Ken Wilson The enclosed report provides a concise and comprehensive review of techniques for estimating flood peaks and/or hydrographs for ungaged urban areas. This publication was prepared through a cooperative effort of the Science and Education Administration (SEA), Department of Agriculture (DOA), and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The USGS effort was part of a nationwide urban flood-frequency study in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). All WRD employees engaged in estimating flood peaks should be familiar with the numerous techniques that have been proposed. Please call this report to their attention. A few additional copies of the report may be obtained from the Surface Water Branch or the Regional Office in Atlanta, Georgia. When our supply is depleted, additional copies may be requested from SEA at the address listed on the back of the cover. Donald M. Thomas Acting Chief, Surface Water Branch Enclosure Distribution: A, FOL "This memorandum does not supersede any existing SWB memorandum."