South-American River Navigation System and Some Ecologic Problems

Reservoir Reliability Design Under Interannual Climatic and Hydrologic Variability

The Role of Bioremediation in Environmental Restoration and Pollution Prevention

Water Rights and Markets in Latin America

The Regulation of the Private Provision of Water-Related Services in Latin America

Application of Ambient Vibration Measurements for Repair of the Chaco-Corrientes Cable-Stayed Bridge in Argentina

Structural Fire Design, North American Perspective

Remediation of Soils

Environmental Planning for Water Resources Development, Cuatro Cienegas Region, Coahuila, Mexico
In 1983, biological experts met at the 16th Conference on Desert Fishes at the University of Arizona. They concluded that the Cuatro Ciénegas region of Coahuila, Mexico was one of the...

Optimizing Municipal Wastewater Treatment in Cold Climates: Scale, Process and Benefits
Although conventional wisdom demands large, centralized facilities for municipal sewage treatment, much has recently been made of the potential of low tech, decentralized systems for wastewater...

Streamflows Prediction Models for the Colombian Generation System Considering El Niño Effect
A monthly and a daily prediction models for some Colombian rivers with hydropower developments were developed and implemented. Several monthly streamfiow prediction models are presented....

Debris Flow Events at Mountainous Creeks near Santiago, Chile- Hydrologic Analysis
One of the most important aspects in relation to peak flows magnitudes generated in mountainous catchments at the western side of the Andes facing the city of Santiago, Chile (latitude...

Quantitative Monitoring of Plata River Basin Waters
The governments of Argentina, Bolivia. Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay, represented in the First Extraordinary Meeting of Chancellors of the Nations bordering the Plata River Basin, held...

Climate Variability Impact on the Water Resources of Ancient Andean Civilizations
The great ancient empires of South America used corporate irrigated agriculture with centralized control to help hold far-flung domains together. The Inca empire, larger in area than that...

Flood Control in the Brazilian Electric System Reservoirs at Parana River Basin
This paper describes the experience of the Brazilian Electric System in flood control at Parana River basin, and presents the factors that required the consideration of flood impacts in...

The Great Great Lakes
Superlatives are in order when talking about the Great Lakes of North America! As a body of water half the size of the Mediterranean Sea and stretching more than a third across North America,...

The Analysis of the Failure of the Minte Stream Culvert
A persistent and continuous rainfall that lasted for more than 30 hours on May 6–7, 1995, caused the sudden failure of an embank ment on the main road between Puerto Varas and Ensenada,...

Immobilization of Metals and Solids Transported in Urban Pavement Runoff
Urban areas in North America continue to grow in size and population. With this growth is an increase in automotive traffic, roadway pavement and deleterious anthropogenic constituents....

U.S.-Canadian Water Sharing
The development, and an overview, of processes used to address water sharing between the United States and Canada are addressed. Transboundary waters between the two countries include...

Zonification of Areas with Inundation Risk by Means of Mathematical Modeling in the Rosario Region, Argentina
Water course flood valleys are often being subjected to processes of urbanization that take place in several big cities of the world. Therefore, urban planning strategies based on hydric...

 

 

 

 

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