Impacts of Hydropower Operation on Water Supply from Lower Colorado River in Texas
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) of Texas is both a water and energy supplier to a large area of Central Texas. LCRA generates approximately 10 percent of its power from hydroelectric...

Impact of Groundwater Management Act and CAP Water Supply on Agricultural Water Conservation Programs
Irrigation districts in central Arizona have increased the tax assessments for their farms to pay for distribution systems to deliver Central Arizona Project (CAP) water. Many farms must...

Rice Herbicide Evaluation in Texas Gulf Coast
The Texas rice belt, bordered on the south and east by the Gulf of Mexico, extends about 113 km (70 mile) inland and parallels the coastline for approximately 322 km (200 mile) from Victoria,...

Development of a Raw Water Master Plan Model to Assist Long Range Drought and Water Conservation Planning for the City of Louisville, Colorado
The City of Louisville, a municipal corporation charged with meeting the water demands of almost 5,000 water accounts and faced with a diminishing supply of available senior water rights...

Decision Methods for Selecting Earth Retaining Structures
The Bridge Branch of the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has organized the framework of a formal decision process for retaining wall selection. The process facilitates implementation...

Water Allocation: Matching Supply with Demand
The Colorado-Big Thompson (C-BT) Project was designed in the 1930's as a supplemental water supply for water users in northeastern Colorado. Since that time the water allocation has shifted...

Simulation of Reservoir Operation Using Smart Reservoirs

Extraction of Potable Water from Urine for Space Applications
A regenerative technology capable of managing water and wastewater on-board long-term manned space platforms is essential if the Bush Administration's Space Exploration Initiative (SEI)...

Fine Tuning the Airfield: The New Denver International Airport
This paper discusses airfield layout considerations that have been incorporated into the design of the new Denver International Airport (DIA). These concepts include some unique provisions...

Aircraft Noise Monitoring at Denver International Airport
This paper describes design of the noise monitoring system for Denver International Airport. When the airport opens in 1993, the system must monitor compliance with two standards established...

City and County of Denver Approach to Management Requirements
Construction of large infrastructure projects has become increasingly rare since the 1960's. In fact, America has not built a new airport since 1974. While sparse funding is certainly...

Management of Design
Denver's new airport uses the services of over 80 separate design firms. The existing airport, Stapleton, could not be expanded to meet the forecasted demand of 1,200,000 operations with...

The Design of the Airside Concourses
The growth of commercial air traffic in the United States has resulted in the development of the 'New Denver International Airport.' the airside concourses were designed by joint venture...

Baggage System Implementation at DIA
BAE Automated Systems is currently under contract to supply the complete, Integrated Automated Baggage Handling System (IABHS) for the New Denver International Airport. The system represents...

The Airport Traffic Control Tower for the New Denver International Airport
Developing a new airport traffic control tower involves many complexities of planning, engineering, and coordination. For the ATCT at the New Denver International Airport, these complexities...

Climatic Change and Ensuing Risks Facing Water Resources Managers
Global climatic changes will have a significant effect on the utilization of regional water resources and will influence markedly the operation and management of water storage and delivery...

Agricultural Drains and Safety of Dams
Bonny Dam is located in east central Colorado on the South Fork Republican River. The dam's foundation is in the relatively porous Ogallala formation. Throughout the history of the dam,...

Water Management Under Drought Conditions: An Overview of Practices by Non-Federal Entities
This paper provides an overview of water management procedures and practices of non-federal water management agencies under drought conditions. The general components of drought water...

Design of Irrigation Distribution System
This paper briefly discusses the Bureau of Reclamation's process of developing the rehabilitation of the Grand Valley Unit in Colorado. Sections are included on accessing needs of the...

Climate Change and Water Management Flexibility
Changes in regional climate expected to occur as a result of the accumulation of greenhouse gases may have significant impacts on water resources. In this paper, I examine the sensitivity...

 

 

 

 

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