Arizona Groundwater Management Alternatives
Sustainable groundwater management policies are examined through the use of a hydrologic-economic impact model of Arizona surface and groundwater use. Present water use practices were...

Development of an Intergovernmental Agreement For a Major Multi-Party Recharge Project in Central Arizona
The Salt River Project (SRP), a major power and water utility in the Phoenix area, and several municipalities recently completed the development of an intergovernmental agreement (IGA)...

Global Network Optimization for Pavement Management
In a state-wide pavement management system, the highway network can be divided into a number of road categories based on traffic level and geographical region. Network optimization analysis...

Floodflow Effects on Riparian Vegetation in Arizona
A relation for estimating changes in the condition of riparian vegetation as a function of stream power was developed for stream channels in central Arizona. Flood and vegetation data...

Performance of Submerged Vanes for Control of Sediment in an Irrigation Canal
Removal of accumulated sediments from irrigation canals is necessary in order to maintain canal capacity. Removal of these sediments may be enhanced by directing and concentrating sediments...

The Art of Infrastructure
Phoenix' capital improvement plan is subtitled Our Share Environment. It requires that one percent of the capital budget go toward artistic input on all infrastructure projects:...

The Use of Post-Tensioned Anchorages on the Arch Portion of Stewart Mountain Dam, Arizona
Post-tensioned rock anchorages were selected by the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) to stabilize Stewart Mountain Dam against potential seismic loadings. The use of such anchorages...

Coolidge Dam Abutment Stability and Stabilization
This paper focuses on left abutment stability assessments and stabilization measures at Coolidge Dam, Arizona. Initial assessment of abutment stability was based on limited rock strength...

Evaluating Soil Moisture and Hydraulic Conductivity in Semi-Arid Rangeland Soils
The United States Department of Energy's Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (DOE-OCRWM) Fellowship Program supports various disciplines of academic research related to the...

Modeling Adsorption of Mixtures of Radionuclides by Zeolitized Tuff
Multi-solute sorption isotherms were measured using 'nonscents', a zeolitized volcanic tuff material from Southeast Arizona. Isotherms for the three constituent binaries, Sr-Co, Cs-Sr...

Natural, Cultural, & Environmental Resource Values Influencing Colorado River Basin Management
The Colorado River Basin supplies water to the seven western states of Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and California, and to Mexico. Originally the Colorado River...

GIS Reconstruction of Exposure to Water Supply Contaminants
Groundwater pollution resulting from improper waste handling practices in the aerospace industry contaminated the water supply in Tucson, Arizona. State and federal health officials concluded...

Assessment of TCE Concentration in South Tucson Water Network
This paper summarizes a study that estimated trichloroethylene (TCE) contamination patterns in a portion of the Tucson water distribution network due to several polluted wells. Aspects...

Small Area Water Demand Forecasting at the Salt River Project
The Salt River Project Small Area Water Demand Forecast (forecast) is designed to provide water resource planners with long-range water demand forecasts disaggregated by user type and...

Residential Water Conservation and Reuse Demonstration: Casa Del Agua and Desert House
Occupied single-family homes can provide factual data as well as create an active real-world setting for education of the public. The installation of water-efficient fixtures, rainwater...

Impact of Groundwater Management Act and CAP Water Supply on Agricultural Water Conservation Programs
Irrigation districts in central Arizona have increased the tax assessments for their farms to pay for distribution systems to deliver Central Arizona Project (CAP) water. Many farms must...

The Evolution of Conservation Rates in Phoenix, Arizona
Conservation or increasing block rates first implemented in Phoenix, Arizona in 1982 were reexamined by a three year study involving Water Department staff, a Citizen Rates Committee and...

Projecting Customers Using a GIS Land Use Forecasting Model
The Salt River project originally developed the Land Use Forecasting Model to understand the pattern of urbanization of agricultural and desert land in metropolitan Phoenix. The model...

Cost-Benefit Evaluation of Network Level Pavement Management
This paper presents a cost-benefit analysis prepared for senior management. It uses the Alberta pavement management system as the primary case, and the Arizona PMS system as the second...

Evaluation of Plants for Coastal Dune Stabilization
The dune stabilization system used in the Phoenix Condominiums project can be used to enhance dunes all along the Atlantic and Gulf Coast. The plants and technology are available, which...

 

 

 

 

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