Modeling Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources
As part of the Electric Power Research Institute's (EPRI) comprehensive evaluation of the economic effects of climate change in the United States, we have developed methods...

Uncertainty Analysis of Reservoir Sedimentation
In estimating reservoir sedimentation, a number of uncertainties arise. These are related to annual streamfiow, sediment load, sediment particle size, trap efficiency, and reservoir operation....

Anaheim State-of-the-Art Water Treatment Plant—Six Years from Conception to Completion
After six years of intensive planning, budgeting, pilot testing, design, and construction, the City of Anaheim, California, has successfully completed the modifications to the 15 mgd Lenain...

The Standley Lake Protection Project
Until recently, there has been no physical separation between potentially contaminated runoff from the former Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant and Standley Lake, the nearby water supply...

Flood Damage Estimates Using GIS Spatial Analysis
The catastrophic flooding in the midwest during the Summer of 1993 and in California in the Spring of 1995 resulted in flood damage estimates in the hundreds of millions to billions of...

United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) Perspectives on the Management Improvement Program As a Vehicle for Integrated Resource Planning
The USBR's Lower Colorado Regional Office (LCR) in Boulder City, Nevada, co-sponsored the first application of the Management Improvement Program (MIP) in an irrigation district...

Reclaiming Denver's Central South Platte River
The South Platte River reaches from the 14,000 foot peaks west of Denver more than 300 miles east to its confluence with the North Platte River at North Platte, Nebraska. As the South...

South Platte River Restoration through Maintenance
This paper describes the use of restorative maintenance activities by the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District to clean up, stabilize and restore river banks and grade along the South...

Interruptible Option Contracts
Interruptible option contracts have been proposed and studied in numerous parts of the Western United States as an alternative supply option for water systems in an economically higher...

Regional Economic Impacts of a Land Fallowing Program—The Palo Verde Test Land Fallowing Program Case Study
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) and the Palo Verde Irrigation District (PVID) implemented a two-year test land fallowing program (Program) from August 1, 1992...

Third Party Impacts of Proposed Water Banking in the Colorado River Basin
Colorado River water is allocated to the seven Basin states based on a set of legal entitlements. Little flexibility is explicitly granted for addressing water shortages to particular...

Lessons Learned from Planning and Developing New Denver International Airport

Hazard Assessment of Debris Fans at Rico, Colorado

Pump and Treat and Wait (Available only in the Geo/Environmental Special Issue)
Pump and treat, a common ground-water cleanup technique, is slow to clean up deep contaminated aquifers. Adaptive intermittent pumping can increase the cleanup rate—and decrease costs—by...

On Target: The Arrowhead East and West Tunnels
Two new water tunnels in Southern California will feature continuous impermeable linings, extensive probing and grouting, and unique seismic sections to minimize damage in fault zones...

Rocky Mountain HOV
In 1988, Colorado DOT and the firm of Daniel, Mann, Johnson, & Mendenhall, Denver, the oversight consultant on the project, set out to bring the highway up-to-date and promote...

CDOT Highway Stormwater Runoff Monitoring Results

Preconstruction Testing of Two Soil Liner Materials

Wolford Mountain Reservoir Successful Navigation of the Regulatory, Environmental and Financial Impediments to Impoundments

Assessing the Hydrologic Impacts of Climate Change on the Colorado River Basin

 

 

 

 

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