Design-Build Procurement
This section addresses suggested means for reaching agreement between owner and DB team on the definition of expected geotechnical conditions....

The Pocono Creek Goals-Based Watershed Management Pilot Study-Phase 2
Phase 2 of the Pocono Creek Pilot Study begins with focusing on the issues identified in Phase 1 and prioritizing them on a watershed wide scale. The Pocono Project worked through the...

Model Water Sharing Agreements for the Twenty-First Century
Sponsored by the Task Committee for the Shared Use of Transboundary Water Resources of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute and the Laws and Institutions Committee of ASCE....

From Competitors to Partners
Embracing a competitor as a business partner may be somewhat uncomfortable for small engineering firms—at least initially. There is natural concern about what a fellow team member—who...

Patents: What Every Engineer Should Know
Ignoring patent law can have serious consequences for civil engineers. They may sacrifice valuable patent rights or they may risk exposing themselves to a patent infringement lawsuit....

International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, United States Section
(Abstract Only) The International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, is responsible for applying the boundary and water treaties between the United States and Mexico....

Risky Business
Labor, clients, project conditions and information flow are all potential risks that small design firms face when deciding to agree to a fixed price. If you're in charge of...

The Train to the Plane
Getting to New York's John F. Kennedy Airport is an urban nightmare. The Port Authority (PA) of New York and New Jersey, which operates the airport, has wrestled with proposals...

Codes and Standards in Japan, Present State and Necessity

Pier Repairs in Mexico

Thailand-U.S. Center for Technology Partnership

Sustainable Development and Environmental Conservation in the Americas

Structuring a Collaboration Between Mexico and the U.S. for Managing Water Resources of Mutual Interest in the NAFTA Context

Integration of Biotechnology in Remediation and Pollution Prevention Activities

NAFTA's Environmental Institutions and Texas Border Infrastructure

The Impacts of Trade Agreements on State and Provincial Laws

A New Approach to Licensing: Wisconsin Electric's Wilderness Shores Settlement Agreement

Construction Opportunities and Practices in Canada

Management Standards Role in Civil Engineering

The Right Tooele for the Job
Parker describes how the nation's largest chemical munitions destruction facility was designed and how it will operate. The U.S. Signed on to the Chemical Weapons Convention...





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