Aerated Static Pile Composting of Wastewater Sludge: A Field Study in Longmont, Colorado
This is a report of experimental work at the Longmont wastewater plant at Colorado, on aerated static pile composting of wastewater sludge. 61% of the sludge mass used in compost piles...

River Basin Network Model for Conjunctive Use of Surface and Groundwater
A generalized river basin computer model called CONSIM is presented for management of the conjunctive use of surface and subsurface storage in an interconnected stream-aquifer system....

Central Arizona Project Startup
The Central Arizona Project is a water conveyance scheme, lifting and conveying Colorado River water from Lake Havasu on the Colorado River 190 miles to Phoenix and another 150 miles to...

Intrastate and Interstate Water Transfers
Riparian states generally do not permit transfers of water outside the watershed of origin, while the opposite is true in the appropriation states provided there is no harm to existing...

Transferring Conserved Water
The proposal to transfer water salvaged by water conservation programs from one area to another is a new concept. Imperial Irrigation District (District), located in the southeast portion...

Modeling of the Undular Jump for White Water Bypass
Two of the authors have reported previously on the hazard that a conventional hydraulic jump with a uniform reverse surface roller presents to white water boaters. The intent is to create...

Toe Drain System—Barr and Milton Reservoirs, CO
The purpose of this paper is to describe the design and construction of toe drains in difficult soil conditions for two 70 plus year old dams in Colorado using a unique toe drain installation...

Phreatophyte Water Use Estimated by Eddy-Correlation Methods
Water-use was estimated for three phreatophyte communities: a saltcedar community and an alkali-Sacaton grass community in New Mexico, and a greasewood rabbit-brush-saltgrass community...

Water Use by Saltcedar in an Arid Environment
Specialized instruments and measurement techniques developed at the University of Arizona facilitate precise estimation of evapotranspiration (ET) with the energy budget model. Use of...

Sedimentation in the All-American Canal
During the planning for the All-American Canal, by the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation as part of the Boulder Canyon Project, works were designed at the head of the canal to remove between...

Colorado High Mountain Aquifer Study
This paper describes the potential for formulating water projects in Colorado using the storage capability of high mountain glacial aquifers. Although a terminal moraine provides a natural...

Conjunctive Use Project in Beebe Draw, Co.
A geologically and hydrologically unique alluvial ground water basin, and the hydrologic interaction among aquifer, ground water pumping for irrigation, and the surface water storage and...

El Paso vs New Mexico, Ground Water or Other Options
The City of El Paso proposed to drill numerous water wells near the Texas-New Mexico and Mexico-New Mexico borders to supplement their water supply during the years 2000-2020 and thereafter....

Passing the Public Works Buck
Users and beneficiaries of local and state public works projects are paying a larger share of their cost. State and federal grants and general local revenues are being relied on less....

Computerized Construction Progress Control
In 1983 and 1984, an exploratory tunnel was constructed as part of the geotechnical exploration program for two highway tunnels to be constructed for interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon,...

Ruedi Dam Hydropower Project
The Ruedi Dam & Reservoir is owned and operated by the Bureau of Reclamation, U. S. Department of the Interior and is part of the Fryingpan-Arkansas transmountain diversion development....

Lemon Dam Hydropower Project
The Florida Water Conservancy District (District), the entity responsible for the operation of the dam and for repayment of the costs, had been interested in the hydropower potential of...

Crooke's Falls Small Hydro: A Case History
The paper discusses the background, financing, licensing and other aspects of hydroelectric power plant development at Crooke's Falls, Colorado....

Dolores Pumped-Storage Unit—A Case Study in Planning
The Durango Projects Office of the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) conducted a pumped-storage investigation from 1981 to 1983 on a site in southwestern Colorado. This paper describes...

Solar Ponds for Power and Water Quality Control
The status is provided on a solar pond test project in which the Bureau of Reclamation is involved in a cooperative effort with UTEP (The University of Texas at El Paso), Bruce Foods Corporation,...

 

 

 

 

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