Yampa River Basin Alternatives Feasibility Study an Example of Conflict Resolution in Water Supply Development
The Yampa River, located in northwest Colorado, is a major tributary of the Green River segment of the Colorado River system. Potential water resource development in the Yampa River Basin...

Pavement Design for the New Denver International Airport
Denver International Airport is the first new major U.S. airport in twenty years. Primary airfield elements in Phase I development include 5-12,000 foot runways and 1-16,000 foot runway,...

Disputes Surrounding 404 Permitting in Colorado

Comprehensive Leak Detection Survey and Benefit/Cost Analysis
Fort Carson, Colorado was the site of a comprehensive leak detection investigation of the potable water system with the express purpose of quantifying the benefits to be derived by a military...

Soft Bottom Low Flow Channel—A New Approach
In 1987, the City of Boulder, Colorado requested assistance from the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District (District) to repair a problem of cattails growing in the low flow portion...

Recognizing Institutional Barriers in Regionalizing Water Supply Infrastructure
The Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (District) is conducting a study to determine the feasibility of implementing expanded regional cooperation for future municipal and industrial...

Legal Issues Presented by the Regionalization of a Water System
The joint development of a water supply and related infrastructure ('regionalization') by independent municipal and private entities presents legal and institutional...

Financing Small Water Supply Projects in Colorado
In order to meet the water supply needs of Colorado communities and the requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1986, the Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority...

Creede, Colorado—Channel Rehabilitation
The existing grouted stone channel in Creede, Colorado, is approaching the end of its useful life. The channel is subjected to repeated freeze-thaw cycles causing spalling of the grout...

Water Utility Demand Forecasting Using Lotus 1-2-3 Spreadsheet
In this study, a technique has been developed using Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet for distributing projected populations to small sectors throughout the study area. This procedure divides the...

The Multi-Watfore Method: A Water Demand Forecasting System
The multi-Watfore method, which combines the cascade model and a first order analysis of uncertainty, is a system of practical steps to develop models of water demand while generating...

Ute Mountain Ute Indian Water Rights Settlement of 1988
The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, located in the southwest corner of Colorado, agreed to a negotiated settlement of Winters Doctrine Water Rights rather than pursuing litigation. The Tribe will...

Optimization of Water Resources Allocation Using the Modsim Model
The Fraser River Basin is located in north central Colorado west of the Continental Divide in an alpine basin with elevations ranging from 8,000 to 12,000 feet. Existing permanent resident...

Old Ideas, New Applications: Expanding the State of the Practice
This paper describes three projects in which analytical tools were developed to assist decision makers in operating large-scale water resource systems. Position analysis models were developed...

Estimating Lake Inflows for Storage by Linear Programming
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) recently completed a Water Management Plan for the lower Colorado River Basin in Texas. In developing the Plan, a daily river flow routing procedure,...

Managing an Interruptible Water Supply
The Lower Colorado River Authority has developed a plan for the management of an interruptible water supply for demands which do not require a firm commitment of specific amounts of water....

Application of a Water Budget for Instream Flows
A portion of a water supply reservoir can be dedicated to supplying instream flows. This subreservoir is operated to provide instream fish habitat below the reservoir when releases to...

The Center for Advanced Decision Support for Water and Environmental Systems
In July of 1988, the US Bureau of Reclamation awarded the University of Colorado a 4 year, 4 million dollar Cooperative Agreement for the development of a Center of Excellence in the Application...

Computer Control of Tunnel Systems
An active Tunnel Surveillance and Control System (TSCS) is generally indicated for long highway tunnels. The TSCS uses a computer system, detection devices and a communication system to...

Estimating Toll Diversion for Beltways
The proposed E-470 beltway is a 48-mile circumferential highway which will connect major public and private developments east of the Denver metropolitan area as well as the new Denver...

 

 

 

 

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