Rebuilding America's Infrastructure
During the years immediately following World War II, the United States built the greatest infrastructure in the modern world. As we move into the 21st centruy, however, we find that this...

Adaptive Management for Atchafalaya Basin, LA Water Management Units
The Buffalo Cove Water Management Unit is a pilot unit in the Atchafalaya Basin that has been implemented as part of the Atchafalaya Basin Floodway System project. The pilot unit goals...

Assessing the Benefits of Clean, Healthy Beaches
Today, there is a need for a national economic benefits study that will enable policy makers to understand what return they can expect from an investment of taxpayer dollars in a coastal...

Growing the Beaches: Restoring the Ventura Coast
The Surfrider Foundation has served as a catalyst for current efforts to restore eroded beaches in Ventura, California through a managed retreat from the shoreline and through watershed...

Currently Available Lake Dredging Techniques and the New Demand for Lake Sediments as a Beneficial Resource
Dredging is introduced as an effective lake restoration technique. The various techniques associated with each major category of equipment are explained. It is emphasized that large lake...

Application of the Texas A&M University (TAMU) Dredging Cost Model to Long Distance Transport
To develop intelligent decisions about moving sediment long distances to the coast from dams, the cost becomes a major factor. The cost will be a function of many factors including cleaning...

Regional Shoreline Group Session
California's beaches have suffered over the past decade. However to date, very little has been done to address the problem. The Sand Rights 99 conference serves as the venue for addressing...

State and Federal Funding for Beach Restoration Projects
California's beaches are an integral part of its culture and identity. The state's beaches are eroding at an alarming rate. Addressing this concern, CalCoast and CSBPA co-sponsored legislation...

Beach Town Cleanup
The Avila Beach remediation project in California required the demolition of numerous structures and part of the beach in order to remove more than 200,000 cu yd (153,000 m³) of contaminated...

River Restoration Considerations Beyond Channel Design

Ecological and Biological Considerations in River Restoration

Stream Rehabilitation Using the Versatile V-Dam

River Rehabilitation Measures for a Lowland Channel with Flood Defense Requirements: River Idle, UK

A Demonstration River Restoration Project Incorporating Surface Water Sewer Improvements

Restoring Urban Streams in Atlanta: Metro Atlanta Urban Watersheds Initiative

Restoration of Polluted Urban Watercourses in Tokyo for Community Use

Hyogoken-Nanbu (Kobe) Earthquake of January 17, 1995
Lifeline Performance
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. On January 17, 1995, the Hyogoken-Nanbu earthquake struck the Kobe, Japan,...

Roughness Coefficients in Manning's Equation as an Estimating Tool for Bankfull Discharge in Natural Channels
(No paper) This paper compares the results of Annable's work to the roughness coefficients by stream type given in Rosgen (1994) as well as some additional coefficients from the eastern...

Traditional Engineering Takes a Turn for the Future Decommissioning Dams and Restoring Ecological Integrity
(No paper) This paper will address the emerging shift evaluating the true value of dams and the importance of including the costs of the initial construction and investments required for...

Environmental Restoration and Management of the Tres Rios Demonstration Constructed Wetland Project: Mosquito Monitoring, Control and Management Efforts
(No paper) The Tres Rios Demonstration Constructed Wetland Project in Phoenix, Arizona, is providing valuable information on the role of constructed wetlands in ecosystem restoration,...

 

 

 

 

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