A First Look Back at the San Francisco Estuary Project
This paper presents an initial retrospective look at the San Francisco Estuary Project (SFEP) from the standpoint of the senior author, who was involved in the project as a consulting...

Aiming at Port and Harbour Technology Mild to Human Beings and the Earth
The ports and harbors bureau of the ministry of transport formulated and announced a long-term port and harbor development policy, ports and harbors toward the twenty-first century aiming...

Selected Precipitation Characteristics in Antelope Valley, Mojave Desert, CA
An urban hydrology study currently in progress in Antelope Valley, California, includes the collection and analyses of precipitation and runoff data. Storms in Antelope Valley are most...

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,...

Lag Relations for Semi-Arid Regions and Urban Areas
The use of synthetic unit hydrographs often requires the estimation of lag or other travel time parameters. Several procedures are available for estimating such unit hydrograph parameters....

Evaluation of the Effects of Weather Modification to Enhance Reservoir Yield During Drought—Salinas Valley, California
Cloud seeding has been conducted for water years 1990-91 and 1991-92 in Monterey County, California in response to the extended drought. The Monterey County Water Resources Agency weather...

Adapting BMPs to California Hydrology and Climatology
The State of California has the most diverse hydrology and climatology in the United States. It boasts the highest and lowest elevations in the continental U.S. and annual rainfall varies...

Characterizing Storm Water Discharges for NPDES Management
A continuous simulation runoff yield analysis model is described which can be used to estimate runoff from any type of land use within a watershed. Such a model can be used to derive statistical...

Stormwater Management Program for the Pittsburgh International Airport
This paper describes the Pittsburgh International Airport Stormwater Management Program which was developed to provide a comprehensive approach to stormwater management on the PIT property,...

Implementation of Storm Water Management Programs in the California Land Development Process
One of the most powerful and encompassing tools for introducing storm water management programs to land development is through California's general plan process. California cities and...

A Frost Protection Design for Fruit Trees in Southwest Colorado
The project explores the feasibility of producing commercial quantities of fruit in the high and arid environment of Southwestern Colorado by using low-volume water delivery systems for...

Cost Recovery for Multipurpose Water Delivery Systems in Egypt
This study addresses the problem of distributing costs to the beneficiaries of incremental expenditures needed to improve the performance of the Nile water delivery system in Egypt. Emphasis...

Some Needs for Irrigation Research in Czechoslovakia
In association with the changes in agrarian and social policy in Czechoslovakia under conditions of economic reform, a transformation of agricultural enterprise has been taking place....

Managing Irrigation in the Presence of Groundwater
A method was developed to use lysimeter data for groundwater contribution to crop water use in the irrigation scheduling procedure for a subsurface drip irrigated field underlain by shallow...

FLUME 3.0: A Computer Program for Designing Flumes and Weirs
Long-throated flumes and broad-crested weirs are becoming the preferred measuring devices for use in irrigation canals. A computer program for calibrating these flumes and weirs has been...

Siting Agricultural Weather Stations
Studies were conducted in Arizona and Washington to investigate how the surrounding fetch affects data collected by agricultural weather stations (AWS). AWS surrounded by extensive areas...

Fundamental Principles of Tidal Wetland Restoration
Recognition of the vital role of tidal wetlands for sustaining migratory bird life, for indigenous animal habitat, and for the fishery of contiguous waters has stimulated efforts to restore...

Reclamation's Review of Operation and Maintenance Program
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) is responsible for protecting the Federal investment in over 300 water storage and conveyance facilities in the 17 Western States. Reclamation's...

Gully Intrusion on Reclaimed Disposal Sites
A three-phase gully erosion study was initiated at the Engineering Research Center of Colorado State University, in cooperation with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The objective...

Bending of Retrofitted Test Foundation Walls
New repair methodology has been developed for residential construction that can be used to retrofit foundation bearing walls damaged by mine subsidence. The repair strengthens the foundation...

 

 

 

 

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