Summary of Approaches for Estimating Playa Lake Flooding
Playa, or terminal, lakes are common in semi- and arid environments; and their characteristic level, hard, and usually dry surfaces make them ideal for airports, as they are used in the...

Planning of Water Supply Under Uncertainty: The Dead Sea Project

Decision-Support System for Domestic Water Demand Management

Negotiating Middle East Water Management: Lessons from Other International River Basins

Inundation Studies in Case of Failure of King Talal Dam
In this paper a brief description of the studies is presented and the computed results are summarized. During running the program, several difficulties were encountered. These problems...

River Restoration Considerations Beyond Channel Design
Restoration of river systems in highly disturbed environments poses unique challenges beyond channel design. The Jordan Creek Restoration project in Idaho was conducted in a valley disturbed...

Potential Use of Artificial Recharge in Jordan Rainfall Runoff and Infiltration Model

Installing a Raw Water Line by Microtunneling
Construction began in 1991 on a new water treatment plan for the Towns of Cary and Apex, with B. Everett Jordan Lake as a water source. Installation of two 1,400 mm raw water lines approximately...

Flow Diversion in a Steep, Coarse-Bed Stream
A case study is presented of the hydraulic design of a diversion structure in a high velocity, coarse bed streamcourse. Mill Creek, a tributary to the Upper Jordan River in the southern...

Hybrid Grouting Techdniques to Stabilize a Weakly Cemented Sandstone at King Talal Dam, Jordan

Raising of King Talal Dam
The King Talal Project is located on the Zarqa River, a Jordan River tributary, in Jordan. An existing embankment dam, 100 m high, built in the mid-seventies by the Jordan Valley Authority...

Relining of Jordan Aqueduct, Reach 3
As pipelines approach their life expectancy, they may need to be replaced. Or in some instances, replacement is needed much sooner due to defective pipe. Normal replacement operations...

Handling of Intake Bulkhead at King Talal Dam
During raising of King Talal Dam in Jordan in 1986, the existing intake wheel gate provided at the inlet of the project Low Level Outlet Works (LLOW) tunnel was found inadequate to withstand...

Eminent Domain Under the Federal Power Act: Use by Private Developers to Acquire Small Sites
From the first reported case in 1922 (Alabama Power Co. v. Gulf Power Co. , 283 F. 606 (D. Ala. 1922)), through 1982 (Greenup County By and Through Ousley v. Utilities Comm'n...

International and Educational Aspects of Watershed Management
International donor agencies involved in furnishing technical and economic assistance for increasing food and fiber production are focusing their attention towards rain-fed agricultural...

Water Data Bank of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the United States of America have jointly undertaken an investigation of the ground-water resources of Northern Jordan. An initial step in the investigation...

Jordans Precast Airport
The design and construction of the New Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan required extensive innovation and site adaptation to integrate international standards with the...

Steel Pipeline Provides New Water Supply for Jordan

Bridge Design and Regional Esthetics
Leading bridge designers have developed individual styles within limited locales, and those styles demonstrate similarities in personal esthetic ideas. An examination of the works of six...

Geodetic Engineering Education in West Germany
Considerable division of opinion surrounds the problem of improving the quality and scope of surveying education in the United States. Civil engineering curricula are requiring less and...

 

 

 

 

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