Prognosis on Managing Trace Elements
Management options assessed for trace elements discharged from irrigated lands include source control, drainwater reuse, drainwater treatment and removal of contaminants, disposal, and...

Management of Dewatered Sewage Sludge: Long Term Storage with Minimal Mixing to Destroy Pathogens Followed by Land Use

Arid Zone Hydrologic Implications for the Proposed Yucca Mountain Repository
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has chosen Yucca Mountain, Nevada for characterization to determine if it is suitable to become the Nation's first High-Level Radioactive...

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...

Regional Flood-Frequency Relations for Streams with Many Years of No Flow
In the southwestern United States, flood-frequency relations for streams that drain small arid basins are difficult to estimate, largely because of the extreme temporal and spatial variability...

Graphics Advances Aid Flood Engineers
In the last decade options have been suggested to the Log-Pearson III (LP3) computation for predicting design flood behavior in semi-arid conditions. Observations from an ongoing study...

Evolution of Drainage Criteria, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Storm drainage in Albuquerque, NM is a central issue in land development. To expedite municipal development while assuring public safety and preserving environmental attributes in a public...

Considerations for the Development of a Commercial Spaceport
Several states and countries are currently reviewing the feasibility of developing a commercial spaceport in their homeland. United Engineers & Constructors Inc. completed an extensive...

Public/Private Participation in Transportation in Jacksonville, Florida
A discussion of the status of public/private participation in development and transportation projects in Jacksonville, Florida. The special efforts to encourage downtown redevelopment,...

Portland's Light Rail: A Successful Public Private Partnership
During its first year, Tri-Met's Light Rail service, MAX, carried twice as many riders as originally projected. What is generally not understood is that MAX is more then a...

Geocomposite Waste Cell Capping System for Steep Slopes
Several geosynthetics manufacturers have developed new products with high surface friction characteristics for capping steep slopes. One such product has been developed that will satisfy...

Effects of Mining, Grazing, and Roads on Sediment and Water Chemistry in Birch Creek, Nevada
Assessment of the cumulative effects of mining and other land uses on water quality of Birch Creek showed that mine dumps and roads increased fine sediment deposits in some reaches. Fines...

Use of Remote Sensing and G.I.S. in the Economic Analysis of Flood Damage Reduction—Three Recent Case Histories
Three recent studies of the Trinity River in the nine-city Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex have been based on a regional geographic information system (G.I.S.), using digitized satellite imagery...

Changing Land Uses in the Platte and Arkansas Basins
Several water disputes among various parties in the Platte and Arkansas River Basins may have significant impacts on future land use practices. This paper describes five cases being litigated...

Nonpoint Source Pollution Control & Land Use
Nonpoint source pollution control requires dealing with city, suburban and rural activities, and controlling pollution either at source, by detention basin quality control or by treatment...

Simulating Runoff and Sediment Yield on Semiarid Watersheds
This paper describes a computer program called WESP (Watershed Erosion Simulation Program), a physically-based, distributed parameter, event-oriented, one-dimensional numerical model for...

Tucson, Arizona's 110-Year Water Resources Plan
The desert community of Tucson, Arizona, has just completed a state-mandated 110-year water supply plan. The plan includes conjunctive use of local groundwater and surface water imported...

A Microcomputer Based Interactive Model for Strategic Land Use -- Transportation Planning
This paper describes a microcomputer based urban activity model, intended as a tool for use by planners to explore impacts of various development scenarios. The model, LUTRAM, is menu...

Environmental Compliance and River Maintenance on Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico
River maintenance activities within the boundaries of the Santo Domingo Pueblo on the Rio Grande have departed from the traditional channelization philosophy and employed engineering methodologies...

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...

 

 

 

 

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