Implementing the E-470 Beltway
The paper addresses various elements of implementing the 50 mile eastern half of the beltway around the Denver metro area. This paper addresses many unique characteristics associated with...

Establishing the E-470 Project Definition
Establishing the project definition for a large bond-financed highway is significantly different from that for a traditional highway trust fund project. The costs of such a project and...

The Colorado River Salinity Program—An Overall Perspective
Economic losses resulting from increases in salinity in the Colorado River system were estimated to be $311 million annually in 1986. As a result of protests by Mexico to the United States...

The USDA Colorado River Salinity Control Program
Approximately 37 percent of the salt contribution in the Colorado River can be attributed to irrigation activities in the river basin. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA),...

San Miguel Water Supply Study: A Case Study in Non-Structural Alternatives for Improved Irrigation Water Supplies
The San Miguel study area is located in southwestern Colorado sixty miles south of Grand Junction. Investigations of alternatives for developing additional water supplies involved mainstem...

The Use of Wholesale Water Rates to Encourage the Groundwater Conjunctive Use
The availability and price of imported Colorado River water were critical components to the development of groundwater management programs in Southern California. Economical imported water...

The Colorado River Water Rights: Back to the Future
A discussion about tomorrow's projected water shortages in California and efforts to meet the anticipated demands through the Colorado River supply requires at least a brief...

Moving Toward the Millennium
The last decade of the 1990's is just beginning and paradoxically the water resources readily available to Clark County, Nevada are just ending. In a few short years Nevada's...

Risk Analysis as a Tool to Determine Spillway Design Capacities
Lyman Dam is an earth and rockfill structure located on the Little Colorado River approximately 11 miles south and upstream of St. Johns, Arizona. Several studies examining the safety...

Water From the Alpine: Niwot Ridge and the Green Lakes Valley, Colorado

Shop Creek Stormwater Quality Enhancement Project
The advent of NPDES regulations for stormwater discharges creates a need to verify, on a regional basis, the effectiveness of emerging water-quality control technologies such as extended...

Design and Construction of Soil-Cement Drop Structures
Soil-cement has been used as an effective and economical slope protection material for embankment dams and stream banks. This paper describes the use of soil-cement in the construction...

On the Problem of Sediment Deposition in Large Reservoirs
Sediment deposition and its accumulation in a large reservoir depends on the inflow and reservoir storage content, respectively. This fact is used to model the cumulative deposition of...

Urban 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 an all too familiar problem of cattails growing in the...

Hydraulic Modeling of Boating Hazards and Sedimentation—Union Avenue Dam, Denver Colorado
Hydraulic jump type energy dissipators are a hazard to recreational boaters. Many white water boaters have been trapped in 'reverse roller' hydraulic jumps. Numerous...

U.S. Landmarks: Handle With Care
Landmarks are treated with kid gloves during restoration, but striking a balance between costs and aesthetics is difficult. In addition to structural integrity, original construction methods...

Projects That Point
This is only a small sampling of what we can expect inthis decade. An $80 million kiln at Port Arthur, Tex., reportedly the largest of its kind in the U.S., handles bulk solids and sludges....

Do the Right Thing
Engineers and scientists at the Center for Advanced Decision Support for Water and Environmental Systems (CADSWES) are developing software to support water resource and environmental decision...

Cold Regions Hydrology and Hydraulics
The Cold Regions Hydrology and Hydraulics Monograph is the eighth in a series of monographs prepared by the ASCE Technical Council on Cold Regions Engineering. The book is intended to...

Down on the Farm
A `total approach' to sludge handling, from nitrogen management to sub-surface injection lines, helps grow corn in Colorado. Engineers have gone a long way to keep things...

 

 

 

 

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