Managing Urban Growth an Irrigation District's Perspective
Urban growth within the Turlock Irrigation District has converted some property from agricultural to urban use. The District has established policies and developed documents and procedures...

AGWATER©
The AGWATER computer program is an interactive learning, teaching, and pre-season evaluation tool regarding agricultural irrigation. It combines the concepts of irrigation scheduling,...

Estimating Quantities of Organic Debris Entering Reservoirs in British Columbia, Canada

Jacksonville's ASE Crosses the River
After over three years of operation, the Jacksonville (Florida) Automated Skyway Express (Skyway) downtown people mover system is expanding. The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA),...

The MK II Art System—A New Generation of Automated Guideway Transit
Bombardier is well advanced in a program to produce a larger version of its successful Advanced Light Rapid Transit (ALRT) vehicle which is in service in Detroit, Scarborough (Toronto)...

Design and Construction of the Miami Metromover Extensions
Final design, right-of-way acquisition and construction of two extensions to the existing Downtown Miami Automated People Mover, known as the Metromover, began in September 1989. Millions...

Automated Design of the Steel Box Girder Guideway for the Kuala Lumpur Downtown People-Mover
Design of the Kuala Lumpur (KL) Downtown People-Mover had to be accomplished on a fast-track schedule. The system contractor assembled a team of experts from North America and Malaysia...

Primary Metals and Criteria for Water use in the Columbia River, British Columbia
We assessed primarily concentrations of lead, cadmium, copper, zinc and water hardness in the Columbia River between Birchbank and Waneta. Water quality in this reach of the river is affected...

Urban Wetlands for Multi-Disciplinary Stormwater Management
The evaluation of a stormwater management wetlands facility, from conceptual planning stages to final construction and operation, involves the interaction of many disciplines and agencies....

Building Protection from Tunneling in Downtown Los Angeles

Forced Vibration Testing of an Expanded Base Concrete Pile
Forced vibration testing of a full-scale cast-in-situ expanded base concrete pile supporting a structural mass was conducted as part of a test pile program for a paper mill expansion at...

Transportation Management in the Anacostia Waterfront Washington, D.C.
The Anacostia Waterfront is a 500 acre land mass located approximately one-half mile from the U.S. Capitol. This area includes a U.S. Army facility (Ft. McNair), a U.S. Navy facility (the...

A Finite Element Model for Three-Dimensional Flows Along the West Coast of Vancouver Island
Extensive salinity and temperature measurements taken during June 1984 are used to calculate a three-dimensional density field for the west coast of Vancouver Island. Combining this field...

Technology Transfer Lessons from a U.S. Water District
An interceptor canal will be constructed near the end of eight laterals to collect and transport operational discharge and returned farm deliveries to a reservoir for temporary storage....

An Interagency Program to Improve Irrigated Agriculture
An interagency Management Improvement Program (MIP) has been initiated to develop, apply, and evaluate the MIP methodology as a way to improve resource management and organizational effectiveness...

Reclaimed Water, Irrigation, and Conservation Pricing
The Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) is located in the south-central portion of Orange County consisting of approximately 76,000 acres. The most extensive reclaimed water project in...

Wave Barriers: An Environmentally Benign Alternative
This paper describes the history and development of the environmental wave barrier and the current planning and design being undertaken for a major expansion of the small boat harbor at...

The Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Protection Program and the Baltimore Central Light Rail Line
This paper discusses Maryland's Critical Area Law, statewide guidelines and criteria, the Baltimore Central Light Rail Line, resource conservation areas, and other aspects...

Optimal Irrigation Planning for Drought Management in Lower Colorado River Basin
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) of Texas recently completed a Drought Management Plan (DMP) for the water supplies under its control. In developing that plan, the LCRA evaluated...

Flows of Hazardous Materials Through States by Rail
This paper presents information on the tonnages of hazardous materials passing through each of the contiguous 48 states (and the District of Columbia) by rail. The quantities are estimated...

 

 

 

 

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