Heavy Metal Transport in the Columbia River, British Columbia
Data on the total forms of selected metals were used to assess their concentrations at two sampling sites on the Canadian Columbia River from 1984 to 1989. Cadmium, the response variable...

Imperial Irrigation District Water Conservation
Imperial Irrigation District (IID) and Metropolitan Water District (MWD) have entered into a Water Conservation Agreement to conserve 106, 110 acre-feet (1.31 × 108...

Preliminary Earthquake Mitigation Planning to Improve Watermain Performance in Vancouver, B.C.
City of Vancouver's water transmission and distribution system is vulnerable to over 1,000 pipe leaks or main breaks from a probable large earthquake (about 7.5 M). Cast iron...

A Real-Time Traffic Diversion Model: A Conceptual Approach
The development of a real-time traffic diversion control system for integrated freeway and arterial networks, as part of the most currently envisioned Intelligent Vehicle/Highway System...

Environmental Wave Barriers for Small Craft Harbors
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...

Racine's Reefpoint Marina and Festival Park—Sustaining Success Along the Lakefront
Racine County, Wisconsin, is a lakefront county os 173,000 residents located along the southwestern cost of Lake Michigan. A waterfront revitalization program, begun in 1982, has produced...

Riverbank Renewal
In Providence, project teams from the public and private sector worked side-by-side, rerouting two rivers and constructing a new corporate headquarters. What made the task more challenging...

Downtown in Soft Ground
Critchfield and MacDonald describe the shield excavation of twin bus tunnels 21.25 ft in diameter and 5,000 ft long as part of the Downtown Seattle Transit Project. This $450 million project,...

Twin Pipeline Crossing of the Fraser River
A new creek water supply was developed for the communities of Mission and Matsqui, British Columbia, Canada, in the early eighties. Over 60 kilometres of 450 mm to 900 mm diameter ductile...

Using Microcomputers for Project Management
Microcomputers for both project scheduling and cost control were used during design and construction on a major project in Honolulu. Hotel Street Mall, located in the heart of Honolulu's...

Subway Design and Construction for the Downtown Seattle Transit Project

South Boston Piers Transit Project
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is proposing to construct a new transit connection between downtown Boston and the South Boston Piers area. The MBTA has worked with...

Public Private Joint Development Partnership San Diego MTS/James R. Mills Building Project Success Through Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
The MTS/James R. Mills Building Project provides a regional transportation center for downtown San Diego, where San Diego's three light rail transit (trolley) lines and several...

Public/Private Participation in Transportation in Jacksonville, Florida
A discussion of the status of public/private participation in development and transportation projects in Jacksonville, Florida. The special efforts to encourage downtown redevelopment,...

The Study of Lead in the Water Supply System of Washington, D.C.

Upgrading of the Orange Cove Irrigation District Water Distribution System
The Orange Cove Irrigation District covers about 28,000 Acres in the Central Valley of California. It is supplied from the Friant-Kern Canal. A semi-closed low pressure pipeline system...

Strategies to Reduce Salt Load in Drainage Water
A study of irrigation efficiency, drainage flow and trace element loading in the drainage water from a 14000 ha irrigation district on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley of California...

Landslides and Cherry Trees -- Upgrading the Dalles Irrigation District
The Dalles Irrigation District recently began the process of applying for a federal loan to finance upgrading of the District's distribution system. The process included preparation...

Water Quality Criteria for Cyanide in the Similkameen River, British Columbia
The toxicological and environmental significance of the major cyanide compounds is discussed. Data from earlier bioassays studies of cyanide are summarised and the ranges of median lethal...

Iona Outfall Plume Characterization Study
Field studies were conducted in August 1988 to verify the performance of the new deep sea outfall for the Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) Iona Island Sewerage Treatment Plant...

 

 

 

 

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