33 CFR 239.5 - Engineering considerations.
Reports on proposals to provide covered channels shall include a discussion of the following matters.
(a) Impacts of sudden reduction in discharge and increased upstream channel stages when the channel entrance is submerged. This discussion shall include the effects resulting from the SPF.
(b) Dangers of rupture resulting from pressurization.
(c) Features provided to prevent human ingress and their impact on project functions.
(d) Effect of the cover on inspection and maintenance costs.
(e) Features provided for pressure release and air venting.
(f) Need for a storm warning system.
(g) Facilities provided to divert flows exceeding the design flow.