Measuring Productivity: An Industry Challenge
Is the design and construction industry more productive today than it was a decade ago? Is it matching the achievements in productivity attained by other industries? Are technological...

Singapore on the Move
Tunneling in areas that are densely populated and highly developed is never easy, but an addition to Singapore's Mass Rapid Transit system was needed to serve those in the...

Wine Tasting and Daydreaming: What's Behind the Water in Your Napa Valley Wine?

Beware: There May be Mold Lurking on Your Project

Water and Wastewater Seismic Vulnerability Assessment and Loss Mitigation Overview
The basic steps of a loss mitigation program for water and wastewater systems are briefly described in this section. These steps demonstrate how the checklists may be used to compliment...

Seismic Screening of Water and Wastewater Facilities with Checklists
This section briefly discusses the use of checklists for the seismic screening of water and wastewater facilities. Topics include limitations; level of effort; screening team selection;...

Source Facilities and Components
This section provides a brief overview of water and wastewater source facilities and their components. Checklists are included....

Storage, Distribution, and Collection Components
This chapter provides an overview of water and wastewater storage, distribution, and collection components. Checklists are included....

Support Equipment
This chapter provides an overview of water and wastewater support equipment. Checklists are included....

Administration, Operations and Maintenance Facility Contents
This chapter provides an overview of water and wastewater administration, operations and maintenance facility contents. Checklists are included....

Surveying and Mapping: History, Current Status, and Future Projections
Since the founding of ASCE in 1852, remarkable changes have occurred in all areas of civil engineering practice, including surveying and mapping. Instruments employed in surveying and...

Lessons Learned from Experience Dealing with Risks of Extreme Events: Part I
The five speakers in this session talked about a wide variety of topics, including schedule dependencies in hurricane preparedness, knowledge mapping across networks, extreme events in...

MAX Transit
Two expansions to the Metropolitan Area Express (MAX) light-rail transit system in Portland, Oregon, illustrate the value of exemplary planning and creative financing. The Airport MAX...

Acceptable Risk Processes
Lifelines and Natural Hazards
Prepared by the Council on Disaster Reduction and the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph provides engineers...

Safeguarding Water Utilities
Immediately after the September 11 terrorist attacks, many water and wastewater utilities adopted or expanded security measures. Now with many systems conducting or planning to conduct...

Tunneling into the Future
The Chattahoochee Tunnel will increase the wastewater transport capacity of a suburban Atlanta county while greatly reducing the possibility of sanitary sewer overflows into the Chattahoochee...

Degrees of Belief
Subjective Probability and Engineering Judgment
Degrees of Belief artfully weaves together three elements at the very core of engineering: uncertainties in knowledge, inductive reasoning,...

Rising Tide
In an effort to accommodate a new light-rail system in New Jersey between Camden and Trenton, the state's Department of Transportation began the formidable task of enhancing...

Storm-Water Strategy
Water pollution laws are certainly nothing new, but increased public scrutiny, beach closures, and media coverage—particularly in Orange County, California—have placed new pressures on...

A Dam for a Dam
The General Electric (GE) Dam in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was more than a century old when it began leaking excessively in December 1998. Operations staff for the dam owner—the Minneapolis-based...

 

 

 

 

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