Planning for Recreation at Wolford Mountain Reservoir

Integrating Flood Control and Recreation in Denver Area Projects

Urban Rivers in Arid Environments—Unique Ecosystems

Risk Analysis for Urban Stormwater Quality Management

Evaluation of Modelling Needs for Central Valley Project Operations
The Bureau of Reclamations Central Valley Operations Office (CVO) has responsibility for planning, implementing, overseeing, and coordinating the various operations of the Central Valley...

Successful Implementation of Grouted Boulder Grade Control Structures on Drainageways in the Denver Metropolitan Area
This paper describes the development of design guidelines for the Grouted Sloping Boulder drop structure as an alternative for the sloping riprap drop structure. A number of partial failures...

Drought Management in Northeastern Colorado
The Northern Colorado Water District (the District) has established a set of policies and procedures and constructed a water storage and distribution system that allows for the effective...

1995: Where the Past (Paleoflood Hydrology) Meets the Present, Understanding Maximum Flooding
Paleoflood hydrology has become accepted in the scientific, engineering, and regulatory communities and increasingly is being used to complement engineering hydrology throughout the Rocky...

A Paradox at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Colorado: Benefits of Applied Research
The Rocky Mountain Arsenal (RMA), which is located north of Denver, Colorado, was a manufacturing site for chemical weapons during World War II and pesticides for several decades after...

Modeling Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources
As part of the Electric Power Research Institute's (EPRI) comprehensive evaluation of the economic effects of climate change in the United States, we have developed methods...

Anaheim State-of-the-Art Water Treatment Plant—Six Years from Conception to Completion
After six years of intensive planning, budgeting, pilot testing, design, and construction, the City of Anaheim, California, has successfully completed the modifications to the 15 mgd Lenain...

The Standley Lake Protection Project
Until recently, there has been no physical separation between potentially contaminated runoff from the former Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant and Standley Lake, the nearby water supply...

Flood Damage Estimates Using GIS Spatial Analysis
The catastrophic flooding in the midwest during the Summer of 1993 and in California in the Spring of 1995 resulted in flood damage estimates in the hundreds of millions to billions of...

United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) Perspectives on the Management Improvement Program As a Vehicle for Integrated Resource Planning
The USBR's Lower Colorado Regional Office (LCR) in Boulder City, Nevada, co-sponsored the first application of the Management Improvement Program (MIP) in an irrigation district...

Reclaiming Denver's Central South Platte River
The South Platte River reaches from the 14,000 foot peaks west of Denver more than 300 miles east to its confluence with the North Platte River at North Platte, Nebraska. As the South...

South Platte River Restoration through Maintenance
This paper describes the use of restorative maintenance activities by the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District to clean up, stabilize and restore river banks and grade along the South...

Interruptible Option Contracts
Interruptible option contracts have been proposed and studied in numerous parts of the Western United States as an alternative supply option for water systems in an economically higher...

Third Party Impacts of Proposed Water Banking in the Colorado River Basin
Colorado River water is allocated to the seven Basin states based on a set of legal entitlements. Little flexibility is explicitly granted for addressing water shortages to particular...

Hazard Assessment of Debris Fans at Rico, Colorado

Uncertainty Analysis of Reservoir Sedimentation
In estimating reservoir sedimentation, a number of uncertainties arise. These are related to annual streamfiow, sediment load, sediment particle size, trap efficiency, and reservoir operation....

 

 

 

 

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