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...

Hydraulic Analysis for the Shot Tower Subway Station Beneath the Jones Falls
The objective of the hydraulic analysis is the formulation of a strategy to safely accommodate the construction of the Shot Tower Metro Station beneath the existing Jones Falls. The hydraulic...

Mechanical Aspects of Intake Gates at John Hart Dam
As part of the John Hart Dam rehabilitation program completed in 1988, six new intake gates complete with guides and hydraulic operators were installed replacing the existing gates and...

Diversion Closure Gate Schemes Used on B.C. Hydro Dams
Over the last 25 years B.C. Hydro has designed, built and has operated a number of large dams and continues to do so. This paper describes the design, erection and operating experiences...

The January 1989 Nestucca Oil Spill on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia—Lessons Learned

People Movers Move Downtown
Although the people mover has become a common sight at major airports in the U.S. and abroad, the sleek high tech vehicles have yet to establish themselves as a cost effective mode of...

Dallas Urban Goods Movement Changes-The Decade After
In the 1970's, the City of Dallas undertook an urban goods movement (UGM) planning project that resulted by the end of the decade in far reaching changes in the process, particularly...

Economic Impact of Alternative Downtown UGM Strategies
In downtown Dallas, four strategies have been tested: consolidated public truck terminals; provision of off-street loading space in individual buildings, under ordinance; curb space management...

Orchestral Maneuvers
Symphony Towers is an H-shaped superstructure that straddles Symphony Hall in downtown San Diego. The $143 million project is a 34-story office building to the south of the hall and a...

Upgraded Irrigation District Water Supply Facilitates Farm and Project Efficiencies

Seismic Design of New Wharf for Squamish Terminals, British Columbia, Canada

The Church on Stilts
Christ Church Cathedral is an Anglican church situated in the heart of downtown Montreal. Constructed in 1859, it is a perfect example of English neogothic architecture, characterized...

Rock Excavations in Downtown Toronto
The geology of Toronto area is somewhat complex due to the series of advances and retreats of the glaciers. The overburden deposits consist of materials laid down during the Wisconsinan...

Coastal Marinas Post-Assessment Study, British Columbia, Canada

Biological Phosphorus Removal Using a Fixed and Suspended Growth Combination: A First Year Appraisal
As an alternative to the activated sludge process for biological phosphorus removal, this paper discusses an alternative which avoids high costs of air supply and large suspended growth...

Aerobic Thermophilic Digestion or Liquid Composting of Municipal Sludges
A study funded by Supply and Services Canada through the Wastewater Technology Center of Environment Canada, and the Province of British Columbia is being undertaken over a two year period...

Decision Support for Short Term Export Sales From a Hydroelectric System
A stochastic dynamic programming (SDP) model was recently developed and implemented at British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (B.C. Hydro) to provide decision support for short term...

Hydropower Stochastic Forecasting and Optimization
A microcomputer package was implemented to support real-time decisions for weekly and month-end water management at an industrial complex in the mountains of British Columbia. The rolling...

Design, Construction and Testing of Repairs to the Low Level Outlets at Terzaghi Dam
Operation of the low level outlets (LLOs) at Terzaghi Dam in southwestern British Columbia resulted in severe cavitation at operating heads significantly lower than design. Modifications...

Design and Operation of Guard Gates
Guard gates for hydroelectric intakes and low-level outlets are normally intended for operation only under balanced heads. In the case of failure of regulating gates, the guard gate may...

 

 

 

 

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