Watershed Modeling for Surface-Groundwater Interaction
Groundwater use has increased rapidly due to irrigation development in the Great Plains. This is especially true in the Republican Basin that intersects the three states of Nebraska, Kansas...

Liquid Assets
Educational Facilities and the fountains of a new plaza are making good use of water from a system that is remediating contaminated groundwater in Wichita, Kansas....

Seepage and Transport through Anaerobic Lagoon Liners
In this chapter, the seepage and transport characteristics of lagoon liners are addressed using the soils and hydrogeology of southwest Kansas as examples....

The Digital Evolution
As designers such as Gehry Architects dream up ever-more fluid and sculptural shapes for buildings, the only way to turn those aesthetic shapes into solid, safe structures is by using...

Temporary Erosion Control for Highway Construction in Kansas

Case History of a Successful Brownfields Site in Wichita, Kansas. Part 1: Innovative Approaches to Funding and Liability

Case History of a Successful Brownfields Site in Wichita, Kansas. Part 2: Innovative Approaches to Remediation

Tunneling Against Time (Available only in the Geoenvironmental Special Issue)
The phenomenal growth of Las Vegas has prompted nearly $1 billion worth of water-supply projects. A $33 million tunnel scheme—a critical element of the new construction—is on pace. The...

Containing Spills and Fire
A $95 million project to consolidate five jet fuel supply facilities that serve Los Angeles International Airport is nearing completion. The project shows how codes for wastewater-treatment...

Infiltration Properties at Two Sites in the Konza Prairie
The spatial variability of soil hydraulic properties that govern infiltration were investigated at a pristine site and an agricultural site in the Konza Prairie Research Area of east-central...

Modeling of Rattlesnake Creek Watershed Using Swat Model
Watershed scale models are widely used in design and operation of river basin projects and for guiding public decisions. This paper presents modeling details of Rattlesnake Creek watershed...

Apron Reconstruction at Kansas City International Airport

Shipper Transportation and Highway Damage Cost Changes Due to Branchline Abandonment: A Kansas Case Study

Water Transfer Law in Kansas
As Kansas enters an era when the water resources are almost fully appropriated, entities needing water may have to purchase or condemn water rights and might have to go long distances...

A Decision Support System for Administering Water Rights in an Alluvial Aquifer
A previously developed basin scale surface-ground water simulation model has been incorporated into a micro-computer based decision support system that simulates the transient ground water...

Computer Simulation Model of the Integrated Local Water Supply Plan for the City of Wichita, Kansas
The City of Wichita, Kansas will require additional water supply sources to meet projected future water demands. A study of options identified a supply plan with integrated use of local...

Heuristic Knowledge-base Approach to Runoff Estimation in Midwestern States Using a SCS Curve Number Method
The applications of the Knowledge-Based engineering has emerged as a potential technique for incorporating human expertise and some degree of intelligent judgment into decision-supporting...

The Summer of 1993 Floods Lower Missouri River
Throughout the State of Missouri from November 1992 through July 1993, precipitation set new records, in some cases ranging as high as 200 - 400 percent of normal rain fall. Missouri precipitation...

Cable-Stayed Convention Center
Big convention center brings big money. For that reason, officials in Kansas City, Mo. hoped to double the size of the Bartle Hall Convention Center. Little available land, however, surrounded...

The Challenges of Interstate Water Planning and Management
This study is one of four primary basin studies as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Study of Water Management During Drought, a four year study initiated after the Drought...

 

 

 

 

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