Effects of Agricultural Drainage on the Baseflow in the Minnesota River Basin

Guidelines for the Testing of Seismic Isolation and Energy Dissipating Devices
This report outlines the HITEC Technical Evaluation Plan for seismic isolation and energy dissipating systems. The plan is designed to characterize the fundamental properties and performance...

NewsBriefs: Traffic to Flow Faster on New Jersey Bridge (Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Water Resources: Los Angeles Agrees to Restore Flows to Owens River

Water Treatment: Bioswale Filters Flow to Willamette River

Headcut Analysis for Off-Channel Gravel Pits in Arid Environments
The study focuses on a large gravel pit located adjacent to the Santa Cruz River between the confluences with the Rillito and Canada del Oro rivers in Tucson, Arizona. These gravel pits...

Stochastic Analysis of the Truckee River Flow System
The Truckee River system is a complex system that involves a number of hydraulic structures such as natural and artificial lakes and reservoirs and diversions. Streamflow data have been...

Technology: Web-Based Project Collaboration Tool Promotes Team Communication

Par Excellence
A 50-year-old Brownfield with a mountainous pile of steel slag has been remediate and developed into a recreational site that boasts a free golf course for inner-city youth, a championship-quality...

Fundamentals of Seismic Isolation
This chapter examines fundamentals of seismic isolation, including its principles, history, and examples of seismically-isolated structures....

Analysis
This chapter presents a brief overview of the current analytical modeling techniques for isolated structures. Perhaps the biggest challenge in the design of an isolated structure is incorporating...

What Is Hydraulic Engineering?
This paper, written to mark ASCE's 150th anniversary, traces the role of hydraulic engineering from early or mid-twentieth-century to the beginning of the twenty-first century....

Unleashing the Flow
A 70-year-old, two-lane roadway that stretches from Miami to Tamp Bay is impeding the flow of water through the Everglades. By studying eight possible solutions in detail, engineers determined...

Impact of Ground Water Management on the Hydropattern of Wetlands
In this paper, we examine the effect of altering the pumping rates of a large municipal well field, on the hydropattern of the near by PENSUCO wetland. A flow model developed earlier using...

Practical Groundwater and Conjunctive Water Optimization
The Simulation/Optimization MOdeling System (SOMOS) makes it easy to do groundwater optimization modeling for a variety of scales and situations. The SOMOA module uses analytical equations,...

NewsBriefs: Cell Phones Could Improve Traffic Flow (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

NewsBriefs: New Lanes Could Help Traffic Flow (Reason Public Policy Institute)

Reconstructed With Precision
Rehabilitating a heavily traveled crossing while traffic continues to flow is a complicated endeavor. Add the attention to detail required to preserve the character of a historic 1920's...

Storm Water: Water Quality Trading Program Seeks to Restore Natural River Flows

Suggested Guidelines for Performance-Based Tests
Although several standard tests are cited in this chapter, these tests are not designed specifically for fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) overhead line structures. There are, in fact, no...

 

 

 

 

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