Principles of Ground-Water Protection
Successful wellhead protection activities depend on a thorough knowledge of the ground-water flow system and an understanding of how contaminants migrate through geologic formations. Once...

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation—New Directions in Water Management and Conservation
The activities of the U.S. Bureau of reclamation are reviewed. Pacific Northwest Region, upper Deschustes River Basin Water Conservation Project, Northwest Cooperative Agricultural Weather...

Rehabilitating Irrigation Systems from the 20th Century for the 21st Century
Irrigation projects were begun in the southwestern United States in the late 1800's. These projects were increased and modified during the 1900's and have become the lifeblood of reservations...

Role of Land Information System in Operation and Maintenance of Irrigation Systems Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation manages more than 8 million acres of land in the 17 Western States and is required to periodically report on the status of the lands under its jurisdiction. A...

Hydrologic Considerations in Mined Land Reclamation
Thunder Basin Coal Company (TBCC), a subsidiary of the Atlantic Richfield Company, operates the Black Thunder Mine in the Powder River Basin of Northeast Wyoming. The mine, located roughly...

Variations in Curve Number for a Reclaimed AML Site
Runoff and erosion from an abandoned mine land site near Sheridan, Wyoming were monitored for four years following reclamation. Small plots, which included lengths from 12 to 24 meters...

Engineering Answers to Groundwater Impact Questions Using a Geographic Information System (GIS)
Environmental concerns have raised complex questions about the impacts of increased groundwater levels adjacent to navigational pools along the Red River, Louisiana. Previous studies had...

Applications of Remote Sensing to Drainage
This paper summarizes examples of current applications of remote sensing information to drainage. Topics covered include drainage basin parameters, drainage problem identification, salinity...

On-Off Terminal Ship-to-Rail Transfer
The intermodal situation of U.S. ports is still evolving, and port planners will be facing difficult decisions regarding IM Configurations. This article was intended to assist 'perplexed'...

Planning/Analysis of VPA's Norfolk North Terminal
The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) is developing a new marine container terminal on the northern portion of its land at Norfolk International Terminals (NIT). The terminal is to be designed...

Clean-Up of Contaminated Soils: A Necessary First Step in Industrial Land Redevelopment
This is a paper describing efforts by The Toronto Harbour Commissioners to demonstrate how several technologies can be effectively integrated to remove or reduce contaminant levels in...

Land Reclamation Design for the Port of Los Angeles' 2020 Plan
In order to meet future cargo demands the Ports of Los Angeles (POLA) and Long Beach in conjunction with the United States Army Corps of Engineers have conducted a long-range planning...

Probability and Climatology of Droughts in the Western United States
The incidence of drought in the western United States is caused primarily by large-scale anomalies in the circulation of atmospheric, midlatitudinal, transport and the occurrence of the...

Alternative Methods of Drainage Management in San Joaquin Valley, California
The subsurface drainage and drainage-related problems in the San Joaquin Valley cost millions of dollars to the State and local economy every year. A number of actions have been proposed...

Feasibility of Water Supply for City of Houston Subsidence Zones Five and Six
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the feasibility of providing surface water to the Harris Galveston Coastal Subsidence District (HGCSD) Zones Five and Six (located in North Houston...

Rural-Urban Water Transfers in Nevada: Solution or Problem?
Nevada is the most arid of the 50 states, yet is one of the fastest growing in terms of population. With this population growth, primarily in its two largest population centers, Las Vegas...

Delaware Estuary Nonpoint Source Control Program
Preparation of the Delaware Estuary Management Plan, sponsored by the EPA and the three states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, is part of the national estuaries program. As part...

Hillsboro Basin Surface Water Management Model
This study presents the results of the hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of the 103-square mile Hillsboro Basin located in South Florida. The purposes of the project were to develop a...

Optimal Aquifer Management for Controlling Land Subsidence
This paper discusses on-going research in optimal regional aquifer management that has a multiplicity of goals: water supply, subsidence control, and energy management. Current research...

Land Use and Imperviousness Information Acquisition

 

 

 

 

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