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....

Geotechnical Data Acquisition and Computerized Analysis
In 1983 and 1984, an exploratory tunnel was constructed as part of the geotechnical exploration program for two highway tunnels to be constructed for the improvement of Interstate 70 through...

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...

Construction of Strontia Springs Dam
Strontia Springs Dam is a principal feature of the Foothills Project on the South Platte River, 25 miles southwest of Denver, Colorado. The dam provides for storage and diversion of water...

Maintaining a Natural Gas Pipeline in Active Landslides
This paper deals with a pipeline section on both sides of Douglas Pass in west Colorado. Landslide activity in the area has been causing considerable problems and disruptions of the pipe...

Seismic Analysis of Horse Creek Dam, Hudson, Colorado
On April 8, 1981, six days after a Richter magnitude 4. 0 earthquake, inspectors from the Colorado State Engineer's Office discovered a small crack in outboard side of Horse...

Case Histories: Evaluation of Drilled Pier Integrity by the Stress Wave Propagation Method
The Stress Wave Propagation Method (SWPM) was used to nondestructively investigate the integrity of straight-shaft drilled pier foundations at two sites in the Denver, Colorado area. Drilled...

Computer Applications in Grouting
The first use of computers during foundation grouting was tried by the Bureau of Reclamation on Ridgeway Dam in Colorado. It was very useful in monitoring real time down hole conditions...

Storage Projection for Reservoir Systems
Two methods are studied for determining the probability distribution of future levels of storage in a reservoir system: transient analysis and Gould's probability matrix method....

Practical Water Demand Forecasting
The authors describe their experience in designing, building, and applying a water demand forecasting model for the Denver metropolitan area. In the presence of incomplete and sometimes...

Denver's Dual Utilization Sludge Management Plan
The Metropolitan Denver Sewage Disposal District No. 1 (District) has adopted a Dual Utilization approach to sludge management. This technique uses composting during periods of inclement...

Enforcement Support at an NPL Landfill in Colorado
Since 1964, the City and County of Denver has owned the Lowry Landfill site, located approximately 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Denver. During the period of July 1967 through 1980, the...

 

 

 

 

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