Little River: An Investigation of Coastal Environment
Little River is located about 6. 5 kilometres north of Comox on the east side of Vancouver Island. The last major flood in February of 1983 resulted in the river breaking through the beach...

Delivery System Schedules and Required Capacities
The delivery of irrigation water to farmers from irrigation districts vary considerably from one project to another. A number of delivery schedules have been identified according to the...

Arranged Delivery Schedules
The method of delivery of irrigation water to farmers from irrigation districts vary considerably from one project to another. Rotation delivery systems usually place too many restrictions...

Structuring Distribution Agencies for Irrigation Water Delivery
The performance of an irrigation project is significantly influenced by the organization which distributes water to users. It is demonstrated that a intermediate level authority, typically...

Case Study—Open Pipeline System, Coachella Valley Water District
A supervisory canal control system installation was started in 1966, seventeen years after start up, and a major upgrading was completed in 1983. The canal delivery system now has a central...

Yakima-Tieton Irrigation District Rehabilitation Program
The Yakima-Tieton Irrigation District obtained funding from the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation and the State of Washington to replace an open canal and lateral irrigation delivery system...

Irrigation District Management—Past, Present and Future
This paper reviews the significant changes in the policies and procedures followed by agencies formed to deliver irrigation water in the western United States generally and California...

Farmer Adoption of Irrigation Automation
Farmer acceptance of irrigation automation for water conservation in the eleven Western states is limited. About 29,000 acres, or 0. 1 percent, of the 25 million acres irrigated in these...

Wind Buffeting of Cable-Stayed Bridges During Construction
Some of the dominant loadings on a cable-stayed bridge during construction are a result of the non-uniform vertical and horizontal gust forces on the deck and the associated dynamic response...

Vancouver's Skytrain Cable-Stayed Bridge—Dynamic Behaviour
This paper focuses on the dynamic behaviour of the Skytrain cable-stayed bridge under the action of earthquakes and wind. The 340 m span railway bridge is located on the west coast of...

Making Parking Pay
This paper analyzes the financing opportunities and options for providing new downtown parking garages. It identifies the present financial posture of municipal parking agencies, analyzes...

Use of Piezometer Cone Data
The piezometer cone is generally regarded as the most efficient tool for stratigraphic logging of soft soils. A thin pore pressure element (5 mm thick) can sense layers a few centimeters...

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...

Sediment and Erosion Control Implementation: An Overview
The responsibilities of the federal, state and local governments in sediment and erosion control are reviewed. The effectiveness of cost-shared and non-cost-shared technical assistance...

Trash Busters — A Comparison of Screening Structures for Irrigation Systems
Several irrigation districts in the Pacific Northwest have recently installed screening structures for use in removal of trash from canals, rivers, or reservoirs. Some of the screens have...

Metropolitan Washington Area Water Supply

Waterfront Development in Downtown Jacksonville
The development of the waterfront on the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville can best be described as 'putting the right pieces together, in the right place, at the right...

Downtown Traffic Goes Down Under
Seattle's 1980 employment population of 124,000 is expected to jump to 150,000 by 1990. This will mean more commuter traffic and more mass transit coming into the city's...

Organization for Rapid Transit Design and Construction
This paper discusses organizational arrangements for design and construction of rapid rail transit systems and the advantages and disadvantages of the various organizational arrangements....

Design and Operating Rules for Reservoir Storage to Offset Future Consumptive Use
The Washington Metropolitan Area (WMA) relies largely on the Potomac River for water supply. After many years of study, a coordinated regional operating plan was adopted by the water supply...

 

 

 

 

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