Engineering with Fabric
Geotextiles are lending their strength to construction projects where conventional methods won't work. At Washington National Airport, an embankment was built into the Potomac...

Fast Tracking Milwaukee's Stormwater Cleanup
In building a massive sewer and treatment plant, Milwaukee solved legal and management problems. At the same time, the city speeded design and construction for the project. Triggered by...

Agricultural Crop Production and Quality Effects when Soils are Amended with Dredged Lake Sediments
Lake renewal achieved by pumping loose sediment from the lake bottom requires a disposal area for that sediment and the associated water. Application of this sediment to agricultural land,...

The Experience of the St. Paul District Corps of Engineers, with State Coordination of Dredging Activities
The St. Paul District annually dredges about 1 million cubic yards of predominately clean sandy river sediments. Most of this volume comes from our maintenance of 284 miles of the 9-foot...

Milwaukee Sewerage District Interplant Pipeline
The pipeline is intended to transfer solids between the Jones Island and South Shore treatment works a distance of approximately 12 miles (19. 3 km). The 4 conduit pipeline comprising...

Computer Links Facilities Management, Mapping
Computerizing of map drafting alone was not cost effective, so electric and gas utilities are using their systems to aid in managing their facilities. This article is a case history of...

Mall
In order to get its citizens back on its downtown streets after 6 PM, Milwaukee decided to build a mall, combining new buildings along with renovations of existing buildings. The problem...

A Study of the Geotechnical Properties of Milwaukee Area Soils

Calorific Value of Wastewater Plant Sludges
Calorific values of wastewater plant sludges are best determined using an oxygen bomb calorimeter, an apparatus which is not readily available in many plants. Using a variety of sludges...

Plume Development Using a Lagrangian Marker Method
Currents as a function of wind were calculated by a depth integrated model of Lake Superior. Using the calculated currents, the development of large turbidity plume was numerically simulated....

Modeling Stormwater Storage/Treatment Transients: Applications
The transient response of stormwater storage/treatment systems to variable forcing functions of flow and concentration is determined for completely mixed systems of constant and variable...

Storage Reservoirs and Stream Flow Modification in the Wisconsin River Basin

The Impact of Agricultural Runoff and Reservoir Drawdown on the Big Eau Pleine Reservoir, Wisconsin

Day-to-Day Management of Large Engineering Projects
Large projects requiring the pooling of engineering resources are becoming more common and give rise to various consortium and joint-venture arrangements. Such multi-firm ventures are...

Inland Waters '80
Abstracts are presented for the seventy-three papers delivered at the conference, Inland Waters '80. Topics of discussion include United States and Canadian water management...

Coastal Zone '80
One hundred thirty-nine papers presented at the second symposium on coastal and ocean management are included. Authors are planners, engineers, government administrators and environmentalists....

River Clean-Up Plan Developed with Citizens and Industry
In Wisconsin, a group of citizens has worked closely with industry and professional water quality planners to develop a plan to make a once polluted river fishable/swimmable. This plan,...

Municipal Sewage: Three Communities Try to Cope
To meet federal clean water guidelines, New Hampshire's Winnipesaukee River Basin, the City of San Francisco, and the City of Milwaukee have to upgrade their treatment to...

Pavement Recycling Catching On
Sparked by rising prices of asphalt, aggregates, energy, and construction labor, and plagued by a decline in the real dollars available for highway and road maintenance, many highway departments...

Remote Sensing that Motivated Community Action

 

 

 

 

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