Arizona's Metropolitan Travel Reduction Programs
This paper documents the short-term response to Arizona's metropolitan travel reduction programs. The Phoenix (Maricopa County) and Tucson (Pima County) programs were initiated in 1988....

Evaluation of Expansive Clay Soils in Tucson, Arizona
Research was conducted to investigate the mineralogy, engineering properties, and regional distribution of expansive clay soils in Tucson, Arizona. Data derived from X-ray diffraction...

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...

Broad-Crested Weir Application on 15,000-Acre Farm
Growers in California have been subjected to increasing pressure to account for water used on the farm due to limited water supplies and increasing energy costs. Water measurement capability...

An Interagency Program to Improve Irrigated Agriculture
An interagency Management Improvement Program (MIP) has been initiated to develop, apply, and evaluate the MIP methodology as a way to improve resource management and organizational effectiveness...

The Present Status of Precipitation Enhancement by Cloud Seeding
Atmospheric water in the form of precipitation, is one of the primary sources of fresh water in the world. However, a large amount of water present in clouds never gets transformed into...

Corridor Planning and Traffic Assessment: Small Sites and Neighborhoods
Determining the appropriate use of a piece of property, or the uses for larger land areas in a portion of a city, requires consideration of many facts. A recently completaed project was...

Social-Economic Impacts of the October 1983 Flood in Pima County, Arizona

Cogeneration Keeps Phoenix Cops Cool

Geologic Sample Handling and Logging at Apache Leap, Arizona
Early in 1990, the Yucca Mountain Project Office (Project Office; presently the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project Office) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) completed two...

Water Demand Management: Perspectives of a Raw Water Provider
The Salt River Project (SRP) is a major power and raw water provider in the Phoenix metropolitan area. SRP provides raw water for municipal, industrial, urban irrigation, and agricultural...

Issues in Developing Arizona's Hazmat Incident Reporting Program
The Arizona Division of Emergency Services (ADES), in cooperation with Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for Advanced Research in Transportation, and the Arizona Department of Transportation...

A Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Approach for Selecting Routes: Case Study of Hazardous Waste Transportation in Arizona
The study objective was to provide an approach to selecting routes to a proposed hazardous waste treatment and storage facility, based on a risk and vulnerability assessment. Probability...

GIS Risk Analysis of Hazardous Materials Transport
The Geographic Information System (GIS) was used to assess the risks and vulnerability of transporting hazardous materials and wastes on the Arizona highway system. This paper discusses...

Description and Evaluation of Program: SNUSM
The Staggered Net Unsteady State Model (SNUSM) was developed in the early 1980's by the United States Bureau of Reclamation under the direction of Bob Gooch and Al Graves....

Hydrologic and Geochemical Approaches for Determining Ground-Water Flow Components
Lyman Lake is an irrigation-storage reservoir on the Little Colorado River near St. Johns, Arizona. The main sources of water for the lake are streamflow in the Little Colorado River and...

Anoxic-Aerobic Activated Sludge Treatment
An activated sludge system was operated at a relatively low SRT of 1-2 days at the City of Phoenix to meet secondary treatment requirements. Operating MLSS concentrations were 400-600...

The Design of Scour-Safe Bridges
Two new highway systems, the East Papago and the Pima freeways, are currently under design and construction within the Phoenix, Arizona, metropolitan area. Both of these highways will...

Transportation of Cities' Colorado River Water in the Salt River Project's Canal System
Cities in the Phoenix, Arizona, metropolitan area have contracted with the Central Arizona Water Conservation District to take delivery of Colorado River water. Many of their water treatment...

Effects of Uranium Mining, Puerco River, New Mexico
Effluent from uranium-mine dewatering and acidic water released by a tailings-pond dike failure increased radionuclide activities in streamflow in the Puerco River in New Mexico and Arizona....

 

 

 

 

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