Data Collection and Documentation of Flooding Downstream of a Dam Failure in Mississippi

Book Review: Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety by Desmond N.D. Hartford and Gregory B. Baecher. London: Thomas Telford Books, 2004

Calendar: A 1987 Calendar of Dams of the United States
Featured dams are: Grand Coulee Dam (CA); Buffalo Bill Dam (WY); Oroville Dam (CA); Norris Dam (TN); Theodore Roosevelt Dam (AR); Hoover Dam (AR & NE); Willow Creek Dam (OR); Flaming...

Modeling and Measuring Sediment Transport for River Restoration and Dam Removal

Ecological Implications of Post-Dam Removal Sediment Processes

Panel Discussion: Synthesis - What Does It All Mean?
This final panel and group discussion revisted topics from all of the week's sessions. It was acknowledged that the conference has addressed the threat of terrorism to diverse systems...

A Dam for a Dam
The General Electric (GE) Dam in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was more than a century old when it began leaking excessively in December 1998. Operations staff for the dam owner—the Minneapolis-based...

Book Review: America's Master Dam Builder: The Engineering Genius of Frank T. Crowe by Al M. Rocca. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2001

Emergency Warning System for Excavating at the Toe of a Dam

Jet Grouting at el Tambor Dam

Redesigning the San Roque Dam
Engineers updated a 20-year-old design for the San Roque Dam in the Philippines to save time and money and improve the dam's ability to withstand earthquakes. The structure...

Optimization of the Operation Rules of Multipurpose Multireservoir Systems; New Approach
In recent years Iran is ranked 4th among countries having the highest number of dams under construction on her hydrosystems. This has called for...

Dam within a Dam
A routine inspection of the Rock Run Dam, an 84-year-old Ambursen-type structure in Chester County, Pennsylvania, revealed major stress cracks and water stains on the inside face of the...

Revised Operation of a Dam and Reservoir to Achieve Environmental Objectives
Alamo Dam and Lake are located in the State of Arizona in the western part of the United States of America. The dam is located 62.8 km (39 mi) upstream (east) from the rivers confluence...

Three Dams, One Reservoir
The three dams that make up the 800,000 acre-ft (987 million m³) Eastside Reservoir in Riverside County, California, required extensive foundation excavation and careful placement of embankment...

Historical Sediment Budget Analysis of the Malibu Coastline
Sediment supply to the Malibu coastline has been continually decreasing since development began in the Santa Monica Mountains in the 1880's due to dam construction for irrigation and recreation,...

Coastal Benefits and Impacts of Dismantling Matilija Dam
A numerical shoreline evolution model was used to examine the shoreline changes associated with the release of 2.3 million cubic meters of beach quality sediment from behind Matilija Dam....

Damn Sand Rights: Removing Rindge and Matilija Dams
Two dams built in the 1920's and 1940's within southern California coastal drainages have reached the end of their useful lives, and their decommissioning and removal is being actively...

Guidelines for Instrumentation and Measurements for Monitoring Dam Performance
Prepared by the Task Committee on Instrumentation and Monitoring Dam Performance of the Hydropower Committee of the Energy Division of ASCE. This report...

Bridge Scour and Stream Instability Counter Measures

 

 

 

 

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