Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation Program for Large Diameter Sanitary Sewers in Phoenix, Arizona

Performance of Submerged Vanes for Control of Sediment in an Irrigation Canal
Removal of accumulated sediments from irrigation canals is necessary in order to maintain canal capacity. Removal of these sediments may be enhanced by directing and concentrating sediments...

The Art of Infrastructure
Phoenix' capital improvement plan is subtitled Our Share Environment. It requires that one percent of the capital budget go toward artistic input on all infrastructure projects:...

Taking Trash Out of Hiding
Out of sight, out of mind has been the country's solid waste mind-set. But when the $18 million Phoenix Solid Waste Management Center becomes fully operational in April, visitors...

The Evolution of Conservation Rates in Phoenix, Arizona
Conservation or increasing block rates first implemented in Phoenix, Arizona in 1982 were reexamined by a three year study involving Water Department staff, a Citizen Rates Committee and...

Projecting Customers Using a GIS Land Use Forecasting Model
The Salt River project originally developed the Land Use Forecasting Model to understand the pattern of urbanization of agricultural and desert land in metropolitan Phoenix. The model...

Evaluation of Plants for Coastal Dune Stabilization
The dune stabilization system used in the Phoenix Condominiums project can be used to enhance dunes all along the Atlantic and Gulf Coast. The plants and technology are available, which...

Bartlett Dam Fuseplug Auxiliary Spillway
Bartlett Dam is located approximately 77 km northeast of Phoenix, Arizona on the Verde River. The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) has determined that the structure is not capable of...

Hydrologic Runoff Models for the Arid Southwest United States
Recently, hydrologic study criteria manuals (or hydrology manuals) were prepared for the arid southwest regions of Clark County (Las Vegas vicinity, Nevada), Maricopa County (Phoenix vicinity,...

Broad-Crested Weir Application on 15,000-Acre Farm
Growers in California have been subjected to increasing pressure to account for water used on the farm due to limited water supplies and increasing energy costs. Water measurement capability...

Arizona's Metropolitan Travel Reduction Programs
This paper documents the short-term response to Arizona's metropolitan travel reduction programs. The Phoenix (Maricopa County) and Tucson (Pima County) programs were initiated in 1988....

Corridor Planning and Traffic Assessment: Small Sites and Neighborhoods
Determining the appropriate use of a piece of property, or the uses for larger land areas in a portion of a city, requires consideration of many facts. A recently completaed project was...

Future Fill-Up
The car rental agencies at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport have combined their service/filling facilities in the new terminal's parking garage. This permits customers to pick up...

Water Demand Management: Perspectives of a Raw Water Provider
The Salt River Project (SRP) is a major power and raw water provider in the Phoenix metropolitan area. SRP provides raw water for municipal, industrial, urban irrigation, and agricultural...

The Design of Scour-Safe Bridges
Two new highway systems, the East Papago and the Pima freeways, are currently under design and construction within the Phoenix, Arizona, metropolitan area. Both of these highways will...

Transportation of Cities' Colorado River Water in the Salt River Project's Canal System
Cities in the Phoenix, Arizona, metropolitan area have contracted with the Central Arizona Water Conservation District to take delivery of Colorado River water. Many of their water treatment...

Anchors in the Desert
The Southwest desert isn't usually thought of as a hotbed of seismic activity, but earthquakes have occurred there. And if Arizona's Stewart Mountain Dam, a double-curvature...

Computer-Monitored Grouting
With grouting operations going on at many locations around the clock on a typical large dam-foundation project, how do you make sure that the designed mix is always being used and as-built...

Anoxic-Aerobic Activated Sludge Treatment
An activated sludge system was operated at a relatively low SRT of 1-2 days at the City of Phoenix to meet secondary treatment requirements. Operating MLSS concentrations were 400-600...

The Use of the IWR-Main System as a Planning Tool in Phoenix, Arizona
The IWR-MAIN water demand forecasting model is used extensively as a long-range planning tool by the Phoenix Water and Wastewater Department. Its specific applications include: conservation...

 

 

 

 

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