Extraordinary Floods in Arid South Africa
South Africa, a country where 65% of the area receives less than 500 mm of rain annually, has experienced many major floods during the last century. The importance, aim and scope of the...

Computation of Sediment Transport Resulting From Snowmelt and Rainfall in a Sierra Nevada Watershed
Erosion within a watershed can cause extensive damage to the land and adjacent properties. It is a common problem throughout the United States, and has become severe in many areas of the...

Rainfall-Runoff Forecasting of Desert Flash Floods
A distributed, physically-based rainfall-runoff model has been applied to a 150 km2 semi-arid watershed, and model accuracy is being evaluated with...

Computer Watersheds
As development extends further and population densities increase, old methods of stormwater management become obsolete. Runoff from one site can cause flooding elsewhere in a watershed;...

A 250 KW Closed Cycle Land Based Ocean Thermal Energy Plant
The paper describes the design of a 250 KW land based closed cycle Ocean Thermal Energy Plant suitable for installing at Keahole Point in Hawaii. The work is being done for ALCAN International....

Building Joint Movement
Moisture leakage in masonry claddings occurs not only through copings and facial separation cracks, but also through failed sealant joints in the veneer. The factors affecting joint movement...

Sludge Disposal Dallas Style
Dallas, Tex. has discovered that sludge disposal can coexist with environmental concerns. Dallas Water Utilities treats some 200 million gpd, sending the effluent from one of the two treatment...

Hydraulics/Hydrology of Arid Lands (H²AL)
This proceedings consists of papers presented at the International Symposium on the Hydraulics and Hydrology of Arid Lands which was held in conjunction with the 1990 National Conference...

Affordable Housing
a Challenge to Civil Engineers
This conference proceedings, which consists of 25 papers presented at the National Conference on Affordable Housing held in Miami, Florida on December 6-8, 1989, discusses ways that the...

Land Use Implication of Urban Intermodal Operations
In order to efficiently handle freight in an urban/suburban environment requires a working combination of roads and facilities, both of which consume land. Land in turn is one of the most...

Water Supply Planning for the Oak Valley Project

Modeling Effects of Carson Valley Water Use Plans

From the Ground up Water Conservation for Eastlake Greens

The Role of Permits in the Management of Large Water Bodies

Effects of the Trinity River Regional Environmental Impact Statement on Floodplain Reclamation Projects

Modeling of Nonpoint Pollutants in a Reservoir/River System

Reducing Animal Waste Salts Leached to Groundwater in Semi-Arid Climates, The Chino Basin Study

Economic Evaluation of Alternative Disposal of Dredged Material

Subsidence and Flooding Problems—France Road Container Terminal Port of New Orleans

A Use of Geostatistics to Predict the Occurrence of Collapsing Soils
Collapse susceptible soils are those that are stable under load while they are dry, but undergo large decreases in volume virtually instantaneously, when they become wetted to near saturation...

 

 

 

 

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