Channel-changing Processes on the Santa Cruz River, Pima County, Arizona, 1936-86
Lateral channel change on the mainly ephemeral Santa Cruz River, Pima County, Arizona, causes damage and has spawned costly efforts to control bank erosion. Aerial photographs, historical...

Deck Park Covers Phoenix Freeway
The last link in interstate I-10, the coast to coast highway from Florida to California, will be completed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1989. The last eleven-mile section through Phoenix has...

Management of Artificial Recharge Systems

Water Reclamation in Tempe, Arizona

Dams Reborn
The need to rehabilitate dams without draining their valuable reservoirs is impacting the way the Bureau of Reclamation makes modifications. There are no two better examples of this than...

Phoenix Wall Protects Petroglyphs

Arizona's Second Management Plan

Digester Gas Resource Recovery at Phoenix, Arizona
Until July 1986, the digester gas produced at this 150 million gallon per day facility, in excess of what was utilized for heating anaerobic digesters was flared. In 1983, a feasibility...

Water Supply and Conservation in a Desert City
The city of Phoenix, a fast growing metropolitan area, set in the northern reaches of the Sonoran Desert, seems to have reached the limits of the western water frontier. Presently, Phoenix...

Who is the Public?
The old concept of applying to the state for a right to use water has changed as the availability of unappropriated water has disappeared. Today the emphasis is on acquiring a water right...

SRP Water Demand Model: A Tool for Drought Planning

Development of Appropriate Hydrologic & Hydraulic Methodologies for Maricopa County, Arizona

Effects of Vegetation on Floods at Four Arizona Sites
Four examples show the effect of vegetation on stage, discharge or frequency of floods. An 8-year growth of trees on the streambed at site 1 increased channel roughness enough to cause...

Design and Construction of Lower Chase Creek Dam
Lower Chase Creek Dam is a roller compacted concrete flood control dam located in a generally dry creek in eastern Arizona. Dam design, including the site investigation and start-up of...

Comparison of Storm Water Management for Phoenix and Washington, D.C. Urban Areas
The design criteria, the methods of analyses, and the estimated costs of construction are compared for two storm water management systems in the Phoenix, Arizona and the Washington, D.C....

Near-Real Time Weather Information for Irrigation Management in Arizona
The Arizona Meteorological Network (AZMET) is a near-real time ag-weather information system for Arizona. A single personal computer running inexpensive bulletin board software controls...

Application of Social Science Research Products in Urban Water Resources Planning
Phoenix was spurred to action in 1981 because of the projected depletion of one of its surface water supplies by the summer of 1982. In addressing the projected near-term crisis, it quickly...

Design of an Alluvial Channel Relocation in an Urban Environment
The relocation of a three-mile (4.8 km) reach of the Salt River channel in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona is reviewed. The methods used for hydraulic analysis of this dynamic alluvial channel...

Implementing a State PMS
Arizona State Pavement Management System (PMS) is described in this paper. Experience shows that many factors must be considered in deciding how to maintain a particular mile of the road...

Artificial Recharge Research at the University of Arizona
This paper summarizes pit- and well-recharge trials at Tucson, Arizona. The pit recharge trials examined management techniques and characterized flow patterns in the 80 ft thick vadose...

 

 

 

 

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