Wider and Deeper (part of "A Greater Wonder")
A key component of the recent Panama Canal expansion involved the widening and deepening of Gatun Lake, the artificial lake that serves as the canal's reservoir, and the deepening of the Culebra Cut (also...

Canals, Cutoffs, and the Vicksburg Campaign
During the American Civil War, the term “Union” was used to refer to the United States of America, and specifically to the national government and the 20 free states and five border slave states that supported...

Small Projects are Big Deals
Geotechnical engineers work on a wide array of projects, ranging from small retaining walls or pavement projects, to construction of dams, canals, and foundations for bridges and high-rise...

Rediscovering the Lost City
Since 1994, Kenneth R. Wright, P.E., of Wright Water Engineers, in Denver, has been studying evidence of civil engineering at the ruins of Machu Picchu—an ancient Inca city in the Andes...

Exploring All Options
To relieve environmental stress around the Tampa Bay area's existing groundwater wells, Tampa Bay Water—the regional water supplier—is implementing a Master Water Plan that...

The New Orleans Network
Though Seattle and Portland are the cities usually associated with high rainfall, the New Orleans metropolitan area averages 58 in. (1,473 mm) of rainfall each year—more than any other...

Guidelines for the Seismic Evaluation and Upgrade of Water Transmission Facilities
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE This TCLEE Monograph provides guidelines for the seismic evaluation and...

A Joint Effort
In a public-private partnership that required close working relationships, a project that aimed to restore an old canal system— and its waterfront—in Richmond was combined with an effort...

Mid-life Retrofit of Welland Canal (1986-91) St. Lawrence Seaway, Canada

Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Dispersal Barrier

Two-Dimensional Flood Modeling for a Tidal Canal

Progress of Canal Automation in Mexico

Plug and Play Canal Automation: Is It Possible?

Bringing Canal Automation On-Line at SRP

A Study on Flow Path in Mountain Rivers in the Southwestern Part of China

Transient Flow Analysis of Canal Networks Using the Implicit Finite Difference Model

Soap Lake Siphon Receives Rehabilitation

Intake Canal Modifications Improve Power Plant Efficiency

ASCE and the C&O Canal (National Capital Section)

Optimal Automatic On-Demand Canal Control System Design





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