Raising the Bar - 345kV Uprating
The paper presents solutions to increasing the transfer capacity (book rating) of two critical 345kV tie lines. Described are computer modeling techniques using laser survey data coupled...

After the Flood
In June 2001, Tropical Storm Allison struck Texas, subjecting the Houston area to one of the most destructive floods in U.S. history. As part of the recovery effort, the Federal Emergency...

Geotechnical Aspects of Beach Restoration
Large-scale beach restoration undertaken by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Florida requires millions of cubic yards of beach quality sand. Exploration for these sand resources starts...

Testing a Multi-Tiered Stress-Gradient Model for Risk Assessment Using Sediment Constituents from Coral Reef Environments
Coral reefs are threatened worldwide by stresses ranging from local to global in extent. Local stresses range from boat/ship groundings and sewage outfalls to dredging and coastal clearing....

Characteristics and Implications of Relict Carbonate Paleoshorelines
Throughout the Florida-Bahamas region, the accumulation of coastal carbonate deposits, excepting the present highstand, appears to be episodic. Back through time these deposits provide...

Weighing the Options
A unique sludge pipeline replacement project in Colorado gave the engineers and the owner an opportunity to compare the merits of three different project delivery methods....

Ahead of the Curve
Four curved steel girder bridges for Pittsburgh's light-rail project posed challenges ranging from multiple site constraints to special rail loads and welded rail interactions....

Storm-Water Management: Data Management Key to Inlet Inventory Project

Clean Water at the Crossroads
Thirty years after the passage of the Clean Water Act, the quality of effluent from the nation's wastewater treatment plants has improved considerably. However, much of the...

Natural Progression
Engineers made storm-water detention, wetlands mitigation, and environmental safeguarding part and parcel of an industrial expansion project. Designers have created an inviting front yard...

Establishing Baselines For Pipeline Condition Master Planning
As our most of our cities approach complete built-out and much of our wastewater pipelines near the end of their design life, attention needs to be focused on retiring deteriorated first...

Standard Guideline for the Collection and Depiction of Existing Subsurface Utility Data
Development of the referenced Standard began in 1996. It is slated for publication in summer of 2002. The intent of this standard guideline is to present a system of classifying the quality...

A Major Water Main Crossing of the Ohio River at Cincinnati
This presentation chronicles a major water main crossing of the Ohio River at Cincinnati. The project is of interest because it provides for the interstate sale of drinking water and technical...

Capacity, Management, Operations and Maintenance (CMOM) Overview
Attendees will have a better understanding of the new policy and the benefits of compliance. The purpose of the CSO Rule or CMOM by EPA is creating a wave of activity across the country....

Unlocking the Mystery of Cathodic Protection for Water Systems
This paper explores corrosion and its prevention through the use of cathodic protection. It defines the principles of cathodic protection and explains in a simplified way how cathodic...

Evaluating the Liquefaction Potential of Coal Waste Impoundments

Commentary: Pricing: Define Your Marketplace

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Geo-Strata
Focusing on geotechnical projects that use unique techniques and innovative processes, the magazine provides the everyday, real world details that geotechnical professionals need to know. Geo-Strata is...

Developing Your Team: Managerial Keys to Help Junior Staff Members Advance Their Careers
This chapter provides a guide for managers in helping junior staff advance their careers, including an overview of the simple steps the manager can take that will benefit the new engineer,...

 

 

 

 

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