A Paradox at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Colorado: Benefits of Applied Research
The Rocky Mountain Arsenal (RMA), which is located north of Denver, Colorado, was a manufacturing site for chemical weapons during World War II and pesticides for several decades after...

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...

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...

Lessons Learned from Planning and Developing New Denver International Airport

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...

Deep Bedrock Well Injection Near Denver, Colorado

Denver's Experience in Trenchless Technology

Lessons Learned from Planning and Designing Terminal Facilities for Denver International Airport

Depressing Traffic Top-Down
Top down construction will permit the City and County of Denver to maintain traffic at two congested intersections while a tunnel is driven below them. The project, which will carry Speer...

Fabric Structures for Public Buildings
The design of the enclosure structure of the new Denver Airport derived from twenty years of experience with the design and engineering of fabric structures for permanent buildings. This...

Tensile Structures Highlight New Denver Airport
The tensile membrane structures of the Landside Terminal of the new Denver International Airport are the most recent and most significant application of tensile structure design. The advanced...

Denver International Airport Tensile Roof Case Study: The Fabrication and Construction Process

Using GIS to Develop 2-D Hydraulic Models
As communities along rivers and streams continue to develop, the demand for more accurate floodplain analysis and flood warning will also increase. Computer systems continue to develop...

Evaluation of the Pagosa Springs Geothermal Reservoir and Implications of Potential Additional Reservoir Development
The Town of Pagosa Springs is located 280 miles from Denver on the north bank of the San Juan River in southwest Colorado as shown on the Index Map, Some time before 1920 the first well...

Denver's Direct Potable Water Reuse Demonstration Project
The Denver Potable Water Reuse Demonstration Project was created to provide definitive answers to the interrelated questions of product quality, public health, technical and economic feasibility,...

Conservation Before and After: The Impacts of Increasing Block Rates on a Fully Metered System
Denver Water's inside residential consumption and revenues changed dramatically during a metering program and a conversion to inclining block rates. We analyze these two changes and make...

Deicing Denver
Glycol-based deicing fluids are an essential part of winter operations at most airports. While these chemicals help ensure safe and timely aircraft operations, stormwater runoff contaminated...

Let's Go to the Videotape
Illustrating a design concept to educate and soften the resistance of community groups, environmentalists, government regulators and funding agencies is not a new idea. But the state of...

Small Dam Rehabs
The nation's 95,000 small dams face many of the same problems as the rest of its infrastructure, but with less money available for repair. In response, the owners of small...

 

 

 

 

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