Impact of Groundwater Management Act and CAP Water Supply on Agricultural Water Conservation Programs
Irrigation districts in central Arizona have increased the tax assessments for their farms to pay for distribution systems to deliver Central Arizona Project (CAP) water. Many farms must...

Bellevue Smart Traveler: Phase 2
Traffic congestion in urban centers can be attributed to large numbers of workers traveling in single occupant vehicles to densely clustered downtown employment facilities. This project...

Effect of Future High Speed Ground Transportation on Airport Expansion Needs in the State of Washington
A high speed ground transportation system is proposed to be built in the State of Washington to connect all regions. The proposed system will be approximately 700 miles in length and would...

Lifelike Model
Data from about 400 structures in the San Francisco Bay Area were recorded during the 7.1 Richter-scale Loma Prieta quake. Among these structures was a 49-story office tower in downtown...

Coastal Planning in British Columbia: Problems and Solutions
British Columbia is the most western Canadian province encompassing 27,000 km of deeply incised coastline and myriad islands and waterways. The mix of varied and often conflicting uses...

The Fraser River Delta, British Columbia: Architecture, Geological Dynamics and Human Impact
The Fraser river delta is the largest delta in western Canada. It is an important coastal ecosystem and an area of explosive urban and industrial growth lying within the most seismically...

Advanced Highway Control on the Central Artery
The Boston Central Artery/Tunnel project involves highways 190 and 193, in downtown Boston, placing underground 7 miles of four to eight lane tunnels. The project, with 37 lane-miles underground,...

Dynamic Traveler Information and Transit Ridership
Over the past decade, the Southern California Rapid Transit District (SCRTD) has developed an extensive database with dynamic transit schedule and route guidance information. To investigate...

Bellevue Smart Traveler: Reducing SOV Commuting
The Bellevue Smart Traveler (BTS) research team is currently developing a prototype traveler information center (TIC) to serve a downtown office complex in Bellevue, Washington. The goal...

Storm Precipitation in Southwest British Columbia
The storm precipitation in a mountainous watershed in the southwestern British Columbia has been studied. Analysis of the spatial distribution of the storm features showed that the precipitation...

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....

Long Range Planning for System Rehabilitation and Improvement
The Turlock Irrigation District, located in the Central Valley of California, supplies irrigation water to 150,000 acres and electricity to over 60,000 customers. The District's irrigation...

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...

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...

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,...

Local Water, Local Control
Governments throughout the world are trying to improve the performance of publicly-owned and operated irrigation districts by turning operation and management of the districts over to...

Water-Level, Velocity, and Dye Measurements in the Chicago Tunnels
On April 13, 1992, a section of a 100-year-old underground freight tunnel in downtown Chicago, Illinois was breached where the tunnel crosses under the Chicago River, about 15 meters below...

Project of Building Man-made Islands and Development of Port Facilities at the Port of Kobe
The most characteristic point of the Port of Kobe is the building of man-made islands: Port Island and Rokko Island, where the port facilities and container terminals have been arranged...

Wetland Conservation Plans as Contexts for Transportation Planning
Construction of major, new roadways, particularly in metropolitan areas, initiates subsidiary affects that impact the environment in a variety of ways and increasingly over time. Not the...

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

 

 

 

 

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