Replacement of Water-Operated Needle Valves at U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Facilities

Remaining Service Life Analysis - Implementation in the ADOT Pavement Management System

Implementation of Canal Automation in Central Arizona

Pima-Maricopa Flexible Irrigation Project

Initiation of Debris Flows in Tributaries of the Colorado River in Grand Canyon, Arizona

Ground Water
Protection Alternatives and Strategies in the U.S.A.
Prepared by the Task Committee on Ground Water Protection of the Water Resources Engineering Division of ASCE. This report presents general hydrogeologic...

Plumbing the Quality of a Sewer System
Consultants in Phoenix were recently charged with assessing the city's sewer system, many feet of which were laid without plastic lining to protect them. Developing a capital...

Simulating Evapotranspiration on Semi-Arid Rangelands
Detailed simulations of the surface energy balance using the Simultaneous Heat and Water (SHAW) model were compared with measurements collected at the Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed...

Arizona Local Government Bridge Scour Evaluation Study
The Federal Highway Administration has mandated that the scour susceptibility of existing bridges over waterways and open to the travelling public be evaluated. With large numbers of highway...

Grade-Control Structures for Salt River Channelization
Soil cement grade-control structures have been designed and constructed in conjunction with channelization projects along the Salt River in Phoenix, Arizona. The structures were designed...

Water Resources Investigation Along Salt River in Phoenix and Tempe Area
The Salt River originates in the White Mountains of eastern Arizona and drains westward through the Phoenix metropolitan area to its confluence with the Gila River approximately 15 miles...

Picacho Reservoir Enhancement Study for Water Recharge, Reparian Enhancement, and Water-Based Recreation Purposes
This study was conducted for the Pinal County Department of Civil Works in Florence, Arizona. It investigated the feasibility of a major enhancement and expansion of Picacho Reservoir,...

Application of Regime Theory in Practice: A Case Study
Alluvial channels are known to adjust their slope, width, depth and velocity to achieve stable conditions given a supply of water and sediment. Scientific investigations of stable channels...

Flood Control Studies for Arizona Communities
Severe flooding in the winter of 1992/1993 produced severe flooding across the State of Arizona. Damages were widespread and significant. Total public and private damages are estimated...

The Management Improvement Program: A Model to Improve the Performance of Irrigated Agriculture
In 1991, the USDA-Agricultural Research Service U. S. Water Conservation Laboratory (USWCL) and a coalition of federal, state, and county agencies initiated a project to develop and test...

Current Status of the Demonstration Management Improvement Program
Coordinated resource management programs have been developed and implemented in the Maricopa-Stanfleld Irrigation and Drainage District (MSIDD) area as a result of the Management Improvement...

Integrated Resources Management for Irrigated Agriculture: Practical Lessons in Water Management and Conservation from the Arizona Management Improvement Program
In Arizona, the interagency Management Improvement Program (MIP) is an effective water resources planning method where a large number of people and several levels of agencies or government...

Increasing Computational Accuracy of Radial Gate Flows
Radial (Tainter) gates are the most widely used flow control structure on large, open channel conveyance systems. In contrast, the hydraulic forces are complicated and this type of gate...

Bank Protection Toe-Downs and Local Pier Scour
The zone-of-influence for pier scour may impact bank protection toe-down depths. Countermeasures were required at a site along the Salt River in Phoenix, Arizona when the alignment of...

Salinity Management for the Upper Gila River
Over development and over allocation of the limited water supply of the S afford valley in eastern Arizona has resulted in serious depletion of water for irrigation in the San Carlos Apache...

 

 

 

 

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