Roller Compacted Concrete
Roller compacted concrete has emerged recently as an economical material and rapid method of construction for use in gravity dams, overflow structures and heavy duty pavements. The economics...

Quantification of Transit Losses, and its Effects on Surface-Water Resources, Arkansas River Basin, Colorado
Colorado Water Law enables downstream water users to use natural river channels to convey water from upstream storage reservoirs to downstream canals, provided an equitable charge is made...

Center Pivots: Iron Dinosaurs of Ogallala Aquifer
In mid-1983, USDA's Soil Conservation Service (SCS) staff in Colorado began a 5-year project aimed at reducing the amount of water the state extracts from the Ogallala aquifer....

Institutional Constraints and Evaluation of Potential Management Strategies on the Colorado River System
Management of the Colorado River reservoir system is a complex problem influenced by a number of institutional constraints including interstate compact agreements, international treaties,...

Development and Management of the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District
This paper discusses and explains the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District. The purposes, accomplishments, operation and management, and financing of the District are mentioned....

Optimization of Irrigation Distribution System Operation
The initial phases of the Federal Central Arizona Project (CAP) are nearing completion and in the latter part of this year the long-awaited delivery of Colorado River water will become...

Hydropower
Recent Developments
The Foothills Project has been under consideration by the Denver Board of Water Commissions for many years. It is one of the major steps in the continued efforts of the Board to provide...

Rock Masses
Modeling of Underground Openings/Probability of Slope Failure/Fracture of Intact Rock
While soil mechanics has been the dominant interest of Civil Engineers since Karl Terzaghi's recognition of the principle of effective stress, rock mechanics is becoming increasingly...

Effects of Vehicles on Buried, High-Pressure Pipe
The mechanical effects of selected types of traffic on buried, high-pressure steel pipe are examined. Particularly considered is a section of the Colorado Interstate Gas (CIG) pipeline...

Survey of Computer Use in Hydraulics and Hydrology
The surveyed population consists of the 58 member firms of the Consulting Engineers Council of Colorado practicing in the area of water resources. 90 percent of these firms use computers...

Water Supply Intake Structures on Western Rivers
Many of the problems experienced with water supply intake structures on western rivers result from a failure to mitigate the effects of moving sediments. Shallow but varying flow depths...

Denver Auraria People Mover
A discussion of a specific Urban Transportation solution to a major automobile parking problem at the Auraria Higher Education Center in Denver is presented. A special focus as to the...

Two Projects Became One
Nontraditional funding and a new law were required before two Cortez, Colo. projects could be combined. Building a new canal and enlarging and lining an existing one to move water in essentially...

Drain Maintenance in the Imperial Valley
Imperial Valley, located in the southeast corner of California is one of the most intensely irrigated areas in the world. Since Colorado River salinity is currently about 800 mg/l (1....

Construction of Middle Fork Dam
Recently there has been increased interest in roller compacted concrete (RCC) for use in dams. However, to date there has been very little practical experience in construction. Middle...

USBR Design Considerations for Roller Compacted Concrete Dams
Current Bureau design criteria for concrete dams are based on analytical methods developed and improved over the years, evaluation of construction methods and post construction materials...

Can Management Techniques Solve Pavement Woes?
Cities are increasingly turning to systematic procedures for allocating scare manpower and funds and measuring pavement repair and rehabilitation needs. Many cities have adopted pavement...

Direct Filtration Removal of THM Precursors from CAP Water

CREST: A Plan to Augment the Colorado River

The Wellton-Mohawk Desalting Plant: A Case Study

 

 

 

 

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