Evaluating and Guiding Weather Modification Efforts with Advanced Three-Dimensional Numerical Models
Several recent developments have expanded our capabilities to understand and document precipitation processes. One of these developments is the recent advances in computer hardware and...

Scour Retrofit Case Studies for Arizona
Scour retrofit involves a coordinated analysis and joint determination of action by several engineering disciplines: typically, geotechnical, hydraulic and structural engineering. The...

Monitoring of Highway Pavements in Arizona Using Falling Weight Deflectometer

Howdy, Partner
Litigation has long been a nemesis to the construction industry. In recent years, contractors and owners have used innovative alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques, such as arbitration,...

Mechanical Properties of Compacted Lunar Simulant Using New Vacuum Triaxial Equipment
Mechanical stress-strain-strength properties of Arizona Lunar Simulant (ALS) are investigated by using a newly developed vacuum triaxial device that allows compaction under different initial...

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....

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...

Seismic Fuse Does Double Duty in Arizona

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...

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

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....

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...

Computer-Monitored Grouting
With grouting operations going on at many locations around the clock on a typical large dam-foundation project, how do you make sure that the designed mix is always being used and as-built...

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...

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...

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...

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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