Big Digs in the Lacustrine Soil of Bogotá, Colombia

Reservoir Reliability Design Under Interannual Climatic and Hydrologic Variability

Streamflows Prediction Models for the Colombian Generation System Considering El Niño Effect
A monthly and a daily prediction models for some Colombian rivers with hydropower developments were developed and implemented. Several monthly streamfiow prediction models are presented....

Artificial Recharge of the Santa Marta Aquifer, Colombia

Groundwater Quality Evaluation at Barrancabermeja's Industrial Complex in Colombia

El Niño Effect on Columbian Hydrology Practice

Estimating Extreme Discharges in a Colombian Region

The Experience of a Water Resources Research Center in Colombia

The Magdalena River Navigation Project (Columbia)

Protecting a Pipeline
A 30-inch oil pipeline, presently under construction through mountainous terrain in central Colombia, transports petroleum from the Cusiana oil field to the coast. The discovery of the...

Remedial Works at Troneras and Miraflores Dams in Colombia
The 38 m high Troneras and the 55 m high Miraflores earth dams were built in the period 1959-1965. The dams are composed of residual soils and founded on a deep residual overburden. Significant...

Estimation and Regionalization Procedures of Nash's Instantaneous Unit Hydrograph
A 'total fit' method is suggested for computing Nash's instantaneous unit hydrograph (IUH) which minimizes the errors of all ordinates between the observed and generated hydrographs. Previous...

Watershed Erosion
Scientific agricultural planning requires knowledge of the relations between soil and water that cause soil loss, and of the procedure to reduce such losses on cropland. This paper presents...

Venezuela Turns to Port
Despite Venezuela's recent political troubles, geography and economics argue for a big increase in the country's port capacity. Oil has traditionally been the...

Design of Miel II—A High RCC Dam
Miel II Dam is a 141 m high RCC structure designed for the tropical mountains of central Columbia. Interesting features are its height (considerably higher than any existing RCC Dam),...

Considerations for Engineering Mobilization in Colombia

Alto Anchicaya Dam—Ten Years Performance
The general aspects of design and construction of the Alto Anchicaya Dam duilt during 1970 - 1974 in Colombia, South America are described. The paper refers to the performance of the structure...

Golillas Dam—Design, Construction and Performance
Golillas Dam is a concrete face, gravel fill dam, 125 m (410 ft) high built seven years ago that has had some difficulties during its initial operating years; due to the shape of the canyon,...

Design Features of Salvajina Dam
Salvajina dam is the second highest concrete face rockfill dam currently in service in the world. The characteristics of the foundation of the toe slab vary from fresh, sound and little...

Construction and Performance of Salvajina Dam
Salvajina Dam was constructed between July, 1982 and November, 1984. Relevant construction aspects are described, particularly those related with procedures and statistical data of the...

 

 

 

 

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