Watershed-Based Permitting — A Myth or Reality?
The United States Environmental Protection Agency has promulgated the Total Maximum Daily Load process to achieve the goals of the Clean Water Act. The TMDL processis applied to water...

California's Efforts to Protect the Health of Beach Visitors

California's Beaches – Where the Tourists Are

Par Excellence
A 50-year-old Brownfield with a mountainous pile of steel slag has been remediate and developed into a recreational site that boasts a free golf course for inner-city youth, a championship-quality...

New Navigation Channel
Among the facilities needed to accommodate Pier 400 at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) was a new navigation channel to handle the increased container and liquid bulk traffic that the port...

Revised Operation of a Dam and Reservoir to Achieve Environmental Objectives
Alamo Dam and Lake are located in the State of Arizona in the western part of the United States of America. The dam is located 62.8 km (39 mi) upstream (east) from the rivers confluence...

Assessing the Benefits of Clean, Healthy Beaches
Today, there is a need for a national economic benefits study that will enable policy makers to understand what return they can expect from an investment of taxpayer dollars in a coastal...

Low Cost Sand Re-Nourishment to Combat Chronic Beach Erosion: Long Beach, California
The City of Long Beach has analyzed and attempted numerous methods of beach erosion control and mitigation along Peninsula Beach. With the exception of beach nourishment, nothing has proven...

The Economics of Our Beaches
An overview is given on the economics of beaches. Topics discussed include the role of beachfront properties in the local economy, beaches as free community open space, role of beaches...

State and Federal Funding for Beach Restoration Projects
California's beaches are an integral part of its culture and identity. The state's beaches are eroding at an alarming rate. Addressing this concern, CalCoast and CSBPA co-sponsored legislation...

Equalizing Wet Weather Flows
Sanitary sewer overflows and combined sewer overflows can wreak havoc on communities by flooding basements, contaminating drinking water sources and recreational water bodies, and flowing...

Watershed and Reservoir Response Models for the Occoquan Reservoir
(No paper) The Occoquan Reservoir serves as a primary water supply for over 800,000 Virginians in the Washington (DC) Metropolitan area. The Occoquan Watershed is approximately 560 square...

The Tres Rios River Management Plan: The Result of Multi-Agency Partnering for Management and Restoration at the Confluence of the Salt, Gila and Aqua Fria Rivers
(No paper) The framework consists of a an Oversight Committee made up of Agency Department Heads, a Steering Committee comprised of local area Agency managers, and five Technical Committees:...

Impacts of Global Climate Change upon a Regional Aquifer System in the Northeastern United States
(No paper) The Charles River Basin is a major water resource in eastern Massachusetts. It used for a variety of purposes including water supply, industrial cooling, waste disposal, flood...

Putting Snow Research into Practice for Better Snowmobile Trails and Ski Slopes

A Joint Effort
In a public-private partnership that required close working relationships, a project that aimed to restore an old canal system— and its waterfront—in Richmond was combined with an effort...

Managing Cumulative Impacts to Public Access

World Fisheries and California Fisheries Management

A Coastal Monitor/Forecast System

Clean Boating Education Programs of California

 

 

 

 

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