A Case Study, Large Versus Small
This paper will review the hydraulic comparisons between the Lock and Dam No. 13 Hydropower Project, a 33-MW, low-head generating station near Fort Smith, Arkansas, and the Murray Hydroelectric...

Dardanelle Turbines
The Dardanelle turbines located at river mile 205.5 of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, are experiencing an unusual amount of wear in the blade trunnion bushings. Oil...

Application of the GRASS Geographic Information System in a Sensitive Environment of the Arkansas River Navigation System
A Geographic Information System (GIS) was used to assist the selection of environmentally sensitive dredge material disposal sites along the Arkansas River Navigation System. Maintenance...

The Sediment Weighted Histogram Generator and Estimation of Sediment Transport Trends
Long term sediment transport trends may be evaluated using a sediment histogram generator program that was written for microcomputers. Flows can be extracted directly from a compact disc...

Managing Two Lakes with Significant Tailwater Fisheries
Norfork and Bull Shoals Dams on the White River in Arkansas were constructed in 1944 and 1951, respectively. The authorized purposes were for flood control, hydropower generation, and...

Montgomery Point Lock and Dam Entrance to the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System
The McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System has experienced a steady and positive increase in use. However, in the last 10 years changing conditions along the Mississippi River...

Changing Land Uses in the Platte and Arkansas Basins
Several water disputes among various parties in the Platte and Arkansas River Basins may have significant impacts on future land use practices. This paper describes five cases being litigated...

Maximizing the Use of Existing Water Supplies: The Colorado Springs' Arkansas River Exchange Plan

Closure of Hazardous Surface Impoundments and Creation of an On-site Permanent Disposal Facility—A Case History
Remington Arms Co. is currently undertaking a RCRA closure program for nine surface impoundments in Lonoke, Arkansas. The impoundments contain a variety of listed hazardous wastes from...

Calibration of a Movable Bed River Model
This paper discusses the calibration procedures used for a model study of three miles (5km) of the Arkansas River. A hydro-power station will be added to an existing Corps of Engineers...

Update: Ozark-Webbers Falls Turbines
The Ozark and Webbers Falls powerhouses were designed and constructed under the supervision of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Both are located on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation...

Murray—Commissioning Maxi Hydro with Mini Flow
The Murray Hydroelectric Project contains two of the largest pit turbines in the world. An existing dam constructed for navigation and flood control on the Arkansas River, Lock and Dam...

Planning and Operation of Hydropower Development on a Navigation System, a Case Study
This paper examines the steps taken to optimally develop the hydropower plant at Lock and Dam No. 13 on the Arkansas River as part of an existing multiple use system. The specific items...

Pit Turbine Technology for Low Head Hydro Projects
Manufacturers of hydro generating equipment have developed designs that are adaptable to existing dams and suitable for upgrading and redevelopment of existing hydro plants. The pit turbine...

An Analysis of Channel Stability of the Red River from Shreveport, Louisiana to Index, Arkansas
To analyze the stability of the Red River in the study reach (Shreveport, LA to Index, AR) two comprehensive hydrographic surveys were studied. The hydrographic surveys were compared to...

Hydropower on the Arkansas—A Non-Federal Development
In 1980, Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) filed preliminary permit applications with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for developing the hydropower potential at...

Synopsis: Ozark-Webbers Falls Turbine Repairs
The Ozark and Webbers Falls powerhouses were designed and constructed under the supervision of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and are located on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation...

Hydropower on the Arkansas—A Non-Federal Development
Only two of the eleven navigation locks and dams in Arkansas were initially constructed with hydropower facilities. In 1980, Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) filed preliminary...

Modeling of the Undular Jump for White Water Bypass
Two of the authors have reported previously on the hazard that a conventional hydraulic jump with a uniform reverse surface roller presents to white water boaters. The intent is to create...

Irrigation and Groundwater Quality in the South
Impact of irrigation trend, water table fluctuations, crop management, and tillage systems on groundwater quantity and quality of the southeast (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina)...

 

 

 

 

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