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...

Wastewater Treated with Colorado Cattails

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...

Colorado Theater Keeps Quiet

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...

Use of Experimental Data to Develop Probable Behavior
The intent of this paper is to present results of research that studies the performance of the University of Colorado walls tested by Professor Benson Shing. These walls would be classified...

Hydrodynamic Interaction Effects in Earthquake Response of Arch Dams
With the aid of earthquake response results it is demonstrated that the following hydrodynamic effects should be considered in the analysis of the earthquake response of concrete arch...

Maximizing the Use of Existing Water Supplies: The Colorado Springs' Arkansas River Exchange Plan

Allocation of Water Using a Network Simulation Model, Cherry Creek Basin, Colorado

USFS Reserved Rights—A Water User's Perspective

State/Federal Conflict Resolution: Success Stories on the Colorado River

A Lateral Load Test on Seven Foot Diameter Caissons
Seven foot (2.1 m) diameter caissons (drilled shafts) were designed to support a mainline eastbound bridge and an off-ramp of Interstate Highway 70 in Glenwood Canyon, Colorado. A lateral...

Aquatic Weed Control by Grass Carp in Cool Water
Diploid grass carp have significantly controlled problem aquatic vegetation during a 3-year study in a northern Colorado irrigation canal where water temperatures ranged from 0 to 25°C....

 

 

 

 

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