Flood Protection Project
Flood Protection Plan

Study to provide flood protection from 100-year storm

Client: The Clorox Company / Kingsford Manufacturing Company
Location: Parsons, Tucker County, WV

LSSE provided engineering feasibility studies and design services to The Clorox Company / Kingsford Manufacturing Company for improvements necessary to provide flood protection to the Parsons, West Virginia plant from a 100-year storm, and to determine upstream and downstream water surface elevation impacts caused by proposed improvements. A detailed design was prepared based on the study findings.

LSSE's study / design included flood embankment levee, floodwall and modifications to existing fill embankment for the facility. Services included: surveying (13 river cross sections); engineering study; design; COE, FEMA, WVDEP and WVDNR permitting; wetland delineation and identification of probable replacement sites and procedures; base mapping; and HEC-RAS modeling.

Construction Value: $3 million