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Dry Dams in the Desert: Chasing Land Subsidence and Earth Fissures with Geophysics
Homogenous embankment dam flood retention structures (FRSs) were built throughout central Arizona desert basins in the mid-twentieth century to protect mostly agricultural lands and military installations...

Martian Summer: Robot Arms, Cowboy Spacemen, and My 90 Days with the Phoenix Mars Mission by Andrew Kessler. New York City: Pegasus Books, 2011

Energy: Arizona Taps Sun's Heat for More Power

People: Nodes Named Arizona DOT's Assistant State Engineer

Water Wise in Phoenix
To satisfy its growing demand for safe drinking water, Phoenix has turned to an innovative design/build/operate approach that is expected to deliver a highly sophisticated yet cost-effective...

Evaluation of the CON-ARCH reinforced Concrete Buried Arch System
Final Report
This report summarizes the evaluation of the Con-Arch culvert system marketed by Hunter Contracting, Co. of Tucson, Arizona. The evaluation consisted of computer analysis and field testing of two Con-Arch...

Headcut Analysis for Off-Channel Gravel Pits in Arid Environments
The study focuses on a large gravel pit located adjacent to the Santa Cruz River between the confluences with the Rillito and Canada del Oro rivers in Tucson, Arizona. These gravel pits...

Book Review: Green Phoenix: Restoring the Tropical Forests of Guanacaste, Costa Rica by William Allen. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001

Water for Ahwatukee
Scheduled for completion in August, the South Mountain Water Facilities pipeline will increase drinking water capacity to the community of Ahwatukee Foothills, a rapidly growing south...

Watershed Management Education at The University of Arizona
Watershed management education at the University of Arizona is described and discussed in the perspective of other educational programs, and national and international activity. The Watershed...

Revised Operation of a Dam and Reservoir to Achieve Environmental Objectives
Alamo Dam and Lake are located in the State of Arizona in the western part of the United States of America. The dam is located 62.8 km (39 mi) upstream (east) from the rivers confluence...

Structural Lumber from Small-Diameter Western U.S. Softwood Trees
The purpose of this study was to determine the mechanical properties, and corresponding economic value, of dimension lumber produced from selected over-stocked forest stands of small-diameter...

Arizona Local Government Bridge Scour Evaluation Study

Bank Protection Toe-Downs and Local Pier Scour

Watercourse Master Plans: Two Case Studies
(No paper) The State of Arizona recently established statutes (ARS 48-3609.01) that enable local flood control districts to identify sensitive watercourses for floodplain management. The...

City of Phoenix Water System Water Plan: Beyond the Year 2000
(No paper) System demands with the City of Phoenix water system are accommodated by utilization of water supplied from several different sources distributed through an interconnected system....

Integration of SWMM and ARCVIEW GIS for Interactive Decision Support
(No paper) This paper covers the integration of the EPA SWMM runoff model and ESRI's ArcView GIS for utilization by the City of Phoenix for decision support concerning land use changes...

Interactive Flood Response Plans: Internet/Intranet Formats with National Implications
(No paper) An effective flood response plan takes into account the needs of and utility to the end user of that plan—namely the local emergency response community. A flood response plan...

The City of Tempe, Arizona, Rio Salado Town Lake Groundwater Management Plan
(No paper) The City of Tempe's Rio Salado Project is a mixed-use economic development project located in the Salt River channel between McClintock Drive and Priest Drive in the City of...

 

 

 

 

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