Chemical-Constituent Load Removal Efficiency of an Urban Detention Pond/Wetlands System in the Denver Metropolitan Area, Colorado

Tensile Terminal
Few can miss a fabric roof that covers a 1.45 million sq ft area. The one covering the Denver International Airport's Landside Terminal complex (reportedly the nation's...

Decision Support for Colorado River Operations
The United States Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) uses a simulation model known as the 24-month Study Model for planning monthly and seasonal operations for the Colorado River Basin....

Project Controls for Denver International Airport
Managing a $2 billion dollar construction program requires a unique application of tried and true control systems and provides an opportunity to innovate new methods. The Program utilizes...

Pavement Design for the New Denver International Airport
Denver International Airport is the first new major U.S. airport in twenty years. Primary airfield elements in Phase I development include 5-12,000 foot runways and 1-16,000 foot runway,...

Estimating Toll Diversion for Beltways
The proposed E-470 beltway is a 48-mile circumferential highway which will connect major public and private developments east of the Denver metropolitan area as well as the new Denver...

Implementing the E-470 Beltway
The paper addresses various elements of implementing the 50 mile eastern half of the beltway around the Denver metro area. This paper addresses many unique characteristics associated with...

Shop Creek Stormwater Quality Enhancement Project
The advent of NPDES regulations for stormwater discharges creates a need to verify, on a regional basis, the effectiveness of emerging water-quality control technologies such as extended...

Design and Construction of Soil-Cement Drop Structures
Soil-cement has been used as an effective and economical slope protection material for embankment dams and stream banks. This paper describes the use of soil-cement in the construction...

Hydraulic Modeling of Boating Hazards and Sedimentation—Union Avenue Dam, Denver Colorado
Hydraulic jump type energy dissipators are a hazard to recreational boaters. Many white water boaters have been trapped in 'reverse roller' hydraulic jumps. Numerous...

Hydrologically Optimizing Stormwater Quality Facilities
There exists a need to develop a method for the sizing of urban stormwater runoff capture volume for water quality enhancement purposes. This paper describes a method that utilizes hydrologic...

PROFS Role in Modernization of the National Weather Service
This paper describes the overall modernization procedure and the computing infrastructure that will support hydrologic operations in a prototype workstation that will be available in National...

Sensitivity of CUHP-PC Computer Model
The Colorado Unit Hydrograph Procedure (CUHP) consists of effective rainfall reduction and hydrograph convolution processes. The primary assumption is an one-to-one response between rainfall...

Sediment Flushing Experiences at Cherry Creek Dam
An overview of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District's experiences in sediment flushing operations at Cherry Creek Reservoir near Denver, Colorado is presented....

Ten Top Projects for 1988
The other Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement nominees make up an impressive collection of projects. They are notable for innovative management techniques, state-of-the-art engineering...

Water-Quality Ponds — Are They the Answer?
Water-quality 'wet' ponds have been proposed to treat storm water for the removal of phosphorous in streams tributary to Cherry Creek Reservoir, a major recreational...

Urban Runoff Management—An Industry Perspective An Opinion
Coors presently produces about 17 million barrels of beer per year from a single plant about 15 miles west of Denver. The company chose to keep the responbibility for the quality of its...

Control of Groundwater Contamination: Case Studies
Engineered solutions to groundwater contamination problems are being proposed at many hazardous waste sites, yet the effectiveness and long-term reliability of many of these proposed solutions...

Planning by Database
Denver's Stapleton International Airport cannot handle the growing volume of air traffic and will be replaced by an entirely new $3 billion Denver Metropolitan International...

Evaluation of and Recommendations for Drop Structures in the Denver Metropolitan Area
In 1982, the Denver Urban Drainage and Flood Control District published interim guidelines for the design of sloped, loose riprap drop structures, as well as vertical wall drop structures...

 

 

 

 

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