Groundwater Flow Model Development at the Nevada Test Site
The Underground Test Area Project (UGTA) of the National Nuclear Security Administration.s Nevada Site Office is in the process of assessing and developing regulatory decision options...

Estimating the Return Period of Multiyear Droughts
Characterizing the return period of hydrologic events has been an important subject in water resources planning and management studies for many decades. The alternative approach has been...

Riding High in Las Vegas
A monorail extension and renovation that will be completed next year will serve both visitors to Las Vegas and residents of the famous resort city....

Returning to the Source
One hundred years ago, Las Vegas was a dry, dusty dot on the map with a population of only 100. The city grew up to become perhaps the gambling capital of the world, and more recently...

Good Vibrations
As advances in material technology and structural efficiency find reflection in structures that are lighter, more slender, and more daring architecturally, design teams must focus more...

Design Considerations for the North Railroad Alluvial Fan Levee System in Boulder City, Nevada
This paper presents a drainage study for a flood control levee system in Boulder City, Nevada. This levee system is located below an alluvial fan watershed and was proposed to protect...

Roadway and Curbside Traffic Simulation for Las Vegas McCarran International Airport

Expected Performance of Thermal Stress Relief Elements for Ground Support at the Yucca Mountain Repository

Water Resource Systems and Modeling of the Lower Virgin River Using EXCEL
(No paper) The first objective of this study was to determine the availability of water at the confluence of the Halfway Wash and the Virgin River and to simulate the diversion of river...

The Ultimate Challenge
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has spent $2 billion and more than a decade studying the feasibility of constructing a nuclear waste repository inside Yucca Mountain in Nevada. The...

Closing the Loop on Natural Resources: Governance Lessons from the Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project

Economic Analysis of a Monorail Link Between the Stratosphere Tower and Downtown Las Vegas

Small Scale Systems in Las Vegas: Appropriate Technology for the Setting

The Las Vegas MGM Grand to Bally's Monorail System

Procurement Management and Design Review for Automated Guideway Transit Systems for Mirage Resorts in Las Vegas

Quantification and Analysis of Transportation System Accessibility

Transportation and Air Quality Planning at Lake Tahoe: A Local Perspective

Design Considerations for Multiple Detention Systems

Arid Region Water Harvest

Case Study: Crossing of Existing PCCP Aqueducts A and B, Southern Nevada Water Authority Las Vegas, Nevada

 

 

 

 

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