Wider and Deeper (part of "A Greater Wonder")
A key component of the recent Panama Canal expansion involved the widening and deepening of Gatun Lake, the artificial lake that serves as the canal's reservoir, and the deepening of the Culebra Cut (also...

Wider and Deeper (part of "A Greater Wonder")
A key component of the recent Panama Canal expansion involved the widening and deepening of Gatun Lake, the artificial lake that serves as the canal's reservoir, and the deepening of the Culebra Cut (also...

Water Waves Generated by Landslides in Reservoirs

Floating Breakwater for Reservoir Marinas

Advances in RiverWare as a Scheduling, Forecasting and Operational Tool

Assessing Contaminant Transport in a Small Rocky Mountain Watershed Using Monitoring Data and Mathematical Modeling

Stochastic Analysis of the Truckee River Flow System
The Truckee River system is a complex system that involves a number of hydraulic structures such as natural and artificial lakes and reservoirs and diversions. Streamflow data have been...

Golden Opportunity
After abruptly losing access to a significant portion of its water supply during a severe drought, the city of Golden, Colorado, responded by employing innovative approaches to design...

Pressure Relief
When the two basins making up a 90 acre reservoir in New York needed to be emptied and cleaned, engineers decided to use the 2,750 ft (840 m) long concrete wall dividing them as a dam....

Building the Olivenhain
Engineers in California were hired to create a reservoir capable of providing the San Diego region with 24,000 acre-feet of water during an emergency shortage. The result is the Olivenhain...

Making the Transition
Completed in March, the Thornton Transitional Reservoir, south of Chicago, is providing immediate flood relief and water quality benefits more than decade before a larger storm-water reservoir...

Water for Ahwatukee
Scheduled for completion in August, the South Mountain Water Facilities pipeline will increase drinking water capacity to the community of Ahwatukee Foothills, a rapidly growing south...

Water Quality Modeling in Reservoirs

Water Control Data System Modernization: Huntington District, Corps of Engineers
The Water Control Data System (WCDS) provides the tools that are used in making daily operational decisions for 35 reservoir projects and 9 navigation structures in Huntington District....

Three Dams, One Reservoir
The three dams that make up the 800,000 acre-ft (987 million m³) Eastside Reservoir in Riverside County, California, required extensive foundation excavation and careful placement of embankment...

Water In, Water Out
Moving water into and out of the Eastside Reservoir, which will be the largest body of freshwater in southern California, requires some of the largest pumping and water conveyance systems...

Moving Mountains
The earthmoving and rock-crushing operations at the Eastside Reservoir represented one of the largest such projects in the history of the United States. The earth and rock-fill dams required...

Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Awards
Out of 27 nominations, the $9.8 million Cape Hatteras Light Station Relocation Project, which saved a national treasure along the North Carolina coastline and required extensive planning...

Three-Dimensional Modeling of Temperature Stratification and Density-Driven Circulation in Lake Billy Chinook, Oregon

Implementation of Vertical Acceleration and Dispersion Terms in an Otherwise Hydrostatically Approximated Three-Dimensional Model

 

 

 

 

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